Former WDBJ Anchor-Reporter Joy Sutton to Launch Talk Show

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By Andrew Gauthier

Former WDBJ anchor and health reporter Joy Sutton is launching a new lifestyle show in Roanoke.  Filmed before a live studio audience, “Hour of Joy” will focus on positive news and inspirational stories.

“Ever since I was 13 years old, I always wanted to have my own talk show,” Sutton told WDBJ recently (video above).

The show will air on WDBJ’s MyNetworkTV digital subchannel, as well as Fox-affiliate WFXR,  beginning in February.

Sutton spent 11 years at WDBJ before leaving for a job in public relations last year.

“Who knows where it’s going to take off,” said Sutton, “because I say, ‘Move over Oprah! You have your own network now.’ It’s time for Joy.”