Valerie Calhoun

Valerie Calhoun

Good Morning Memphis


  • University of Tennessee


Valerie Calhoun, a five-time Emmy Award winner and co-host of Good Morning Memphis, is a a native of East Tennessee and a University of Tennessee graduate.

She joined WHBQ-TV in December 1995. Prior to that, Valerie honed her journalism skills at smaller markets in the Carolinas, Alabama, and at WCYB-TV in the Tri-Cities.

Valerie is on the advisory board for Southern Reins Center for Equine Therapy and volunteers as a horse leader and side walker during the fall, winter, and spring sessions. She is a former board member at the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Valerie is frequently called to host and emcee events in the community. Some of the events she hosts each year include the Memphis Business Journal’s Super Women in Business Awards, Macy’s Meet the Experts, the Jockeys and Juleps fundraiser, and author events at Novel.

Inducted: 2019 | TN Journalism Hall of Fame