Joy joined CBS NewsChannel 5 in August of 2008 as a Photojournalist/Reporter. She came to Cheyenne from KSTF-Television in Gering, Nebraska. Her earlier experience includes nine years at KDUH-Television in Scottsbluff, Nebraska.
Joy's work has been recognized several times. She has received six Wyoming Association of Broadcasters Awards, including three for Best Photography.
A Wyoming native, Joy graduated from Lingle-Fort Laramie High School in 1994. She was recruited to play basketball for Bethel College in Saint Paul, Minnesota. During her playing time at BC, the Royals made two National Tournament appearances, including a trip to the Elite Eight in 1996. Joy graduated from Bethel in May of 1997, with degrees in Media Communication and Speech Communication and minors in Art and Mass Communication.