Joe Sullivan

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Updated: 6/17 2:45 pm
Joe Sullivan is the Weekday News Anchor for WXXV-TV at 5:30 p.m., 9:00 p.m., and 10:00 p.m.

He is also the Executive Producer for WXXV-TV.

Sullivan started working at WXXV in September of 2013. Before coming here, he was the Weekday Morning News Anchor at WBBJ-TV (ABC and CBS) in Jackson, Tennessee. In April of 2014, he was given an award by the Associated Press as one of the three best News Anchors in Mississippi.

Sullivan started his career in sports. He worked at ESPN in Bristol, Connecticut as a Production Assistant. His first on air job was as Sports Director at KNDO-TV (NBC) in Yakima, Washington.

His second Sports Anchor job was in Richmond, Virginia at WWBT-TV (NBC) and WRLH-TV (FOX). Sullivan was Sports Director at WRLH-TV in Richmond.

After working 14 years on air as a Sports Anchor in Richmond, Virginia he made the switch from Sports to News.

Sullivan was born and raised in Rhode Island. He graduated from Curry College in Milton, Massachusetts located seven miles outside of Boston.

He was also a pitcher on his college baseball team.

In 1996, prior to the Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Sullivan had the honor of carrying the Olympic Torch for one mile in Yakima, Washington.

Sullivan, his wife, and daughter live in Ocean Springs and love living near the beach.

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