Jacksonville Anchor Goes Into Labor After Newscast

By Andrew Gauthier 

First Coast News

Good Morning Jacksonville” anchor Joy Purdy is a mom.

Alexandra Isabelle, or Baby Alex as Joy called her in a note to the GMJ staff, arrived Tuesday at 5:12 p.m.


Alexandra weighed in at 4 lbs., 12 oz., and is 16 1/2 inches long.

Joy said she finally got some sleep around 4 a.m. when Alex took a nap. Joy’s husband took advantage of the quiet time too, getting some sleep on the couch. More…