Author: Marisa Shoop

Juneteenth 2022

Juneteenth, short for June Nineteenth, marks the day back in 1865, when enslaved African Americans were freed, ending slavery. Because of this, it's is also referred to as Jubilee Day, Freedom Day, Emancipation Day, and Black Independence Day. And what…

Father's Day Giveaway 2022

- THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED - This Father's Day, join WBBJ-TV as we honor all of the dads in West Tennessee. The Thursday and Friday before Father's Day on Good Morning West Tennessee, we will be drawing the name…

Shine Like You Mean It

Are you a selfie pro or photobomber? Either way, it's time to Shine Like You Mean It! June 21st is National Selfie Day and WBBJ-TV has partnered with several businesses all over West TN for the entire month of June…

Interview: Schroeder Stribling of Mental Health America

https://youtu.be/NHd6jtf6Tj0 Schroeder Stribling is the President and CEO of Mental Health America, the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and promoting the overall mental health of all. She is a lifelong…

Become Your Own Mental Health Advocate

https://youtu.be/OOh-1GCInVk Dr. Betty Jo “BJ” Fancher knows that women often feel pressure to ‘hold it all together’ and not admit when they are mentally struggling. When she noticed her college-aged daughter Ansley struggling to find balance with her depression, anxiety,…

Mother's Day Giveaway 2022

  - THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED - This Mother's Day, join WBBJ-TV as we honor all of the moms in West Tennessee. Each weekday leading up to Mother's Day on Good Morning West Tennessee, we will be drawing the…

National Student-Athlete Day 2022

April 6th is National Student-Athlete Day and we are highlighting high school seniors, choosing to continue their sports careers in college. So forget about the crowds, the size of the school, and remember the sacrifices it takes to be not just…

Student-Athlete Interview: Cooper Clapp

April 6th is National Student-Athlete Day and WBBJ is featuring graduating senior athletes from all over West TN.  Find this feature on Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, and Twitter.   Cooper Clapp, Baseball Notre Dam for Finance https://youtu.be/-ZkkPEDtRfY

Student-Athlete Interview: Kaydin Pope

April 6th is National Student-Athlete Day and WBBJ is featuring graduating senior athletes from all over West TN.  Find this feature on Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, and Twitter.   Kaydin Pope, Football Mississippi State for Business https://youtu.be/rYcZNwbyoLE