Joseph Payton

Joseph Payton


Evansville, IN

Joseph joined the 14 News team in June of 2018 as a Multimedia Journalist/ Reporter.

He comes to 14 News from Ohio University where he graduated with a degree in Journalism News and Information and a minor in sociology.

While at Ohio University, Joseph worked as a reporter and anchor for News Watch in both news and sports at WOUB. During his senior year, he was also the host of the sports department’s flagship live television program called Gridiron Glory, where he led a team of reporters in their coverage of over 30 local high school football teams.

Joseph grew up in the small town of Ironton, Ohio, and attended St. Joseph Central Catholic High School. He gained an affection for television news as a young child while watching the local news and Sports Center. Joseph is also the youngest of four children. He has two older sisters and one older brother.

Aside from news, Joseph likes playing basketball, video games, piano, and playing with his niece and nephews. He also is a big fan of the Cincinnati Bengals, Cincinnati Reds, Ohio Bobcats, and Ohio State Buckeyes.

Joseph is excited to get his career started in Evansville and looks forward to getting to know the community.

If you see him around town, be sure to introduce yourself and send any story ideas that you might have his way!

Recent Articles by Joseph

  Deaconess has plan in place for potential coronavirus

  Classmates mourn girl who tragically died when a tree fell on her

  Construction underway at 425 Main Street in Downtown Evansville

  Proposal to increase Wee Care costs for EVSC employees

  Federal agents still investigating ATM skimmers

  Criminal Rule 26 active in Indiana

  The Bard Distillery now open in Muhlenberg County

  Last minute shoppers search for deals in Evansville

  Special Report: The grip of addiction in Vanderburgh Co.

  Air Commerce Park at EVV designated as AT&T Fiber Ready

  Goodwill customer finds suspected heroin in jacket pocket, police say

  U.S. Attorney honors four individuals for help leading to prosecution

  Salvation Army’s toy drive in full swing, still accepting donations

  Police: Evansville ‘porch pirate’ caught, others to follow

  Parks Board votes to close Wesselman Par 3 Golf Course

  Giving thanks through the ups and downs

  3 affordable housing developments awarded tax credits

  EVV preparing for holiday travelers

  EPD: Officer gives Narcan to intoxicated driver after crashing into 2 parked cars

  Hundreds of Evansville teachers prepare for Red for Ed Action Day

  Trockman reflects on historic 1st Ward win; excited for future

  Renovations underway at old Nabisco factory in downtown Evansville

  INDOT joins Mayor Winnecke to announce new pedestrian crossing near Bosse High School

  Decision 2019: Evansville election results are in for City Council, Mayoral Race

  City Council race results could have big impact in Evansville

  $3 million renovation complete at St. Benedict’s Cathedral

  Dozens attend justice rally after dropped child molestation case

  CMOE hosts corporate recess

  EWSU: Teamsters pickets gone, drivers running some routes

  Twilight Tour will help save Ash Trees at Oak Hill Cemetery