PHILADELPHIA, PA – May 7, 2013– NBC10 Philadelphia announced today that George Spencer will be joining the station as a reporter starting June 17. Spencer joins NBC10 from ABC affiliate WFTV in Orlando, Florida, where he has been an anchor/reporter since 2008.
In his most recent role at WFTV, Spencer received two 2011 Suncoast Emmy awards in the categories of ‘On Camera Talent and ‘Politics and Government Series’. In addition, he was awarded ‘Best Investigative Reporting’ in 2012 by the Florida chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists for his investigation into misuse of Florida’s cash assistance program for needy families.
Before joining WFTV, Spencer worked for News 12 in the Bronx/Brooklyn, New York, NY as an anchor/reporter.
“George is a dynamic journalist,” said Anzio Williams, Vice President of News for NBC10 Philadelphia. “His style of reporting works well with our mission of delivering viewers the very best news and information available.”
Spencer is a native of San Antonio, Texas. He majored in politics at Princeton University and was an editor of the Daily Princetonian. He attended Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and worked as a news assistant at New York 1 News during his studies.