News Director Anzio Williams Joins NBC10 Philadelphia

NBC10 announced today that Anzio Williams will be joining the station as Vice President of News effective July 16, 2012.

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    LONDON - JANUARY 04: A man walks to work in freezing conditions on January 4, 2010 in London, England. Much of the UK is in the grip of freezing weather with snow and ice disrupting transport across the country as people return to work after the Christmas break. The MET office confirmed that the Christmas period has been the coldest for 25 years with temperatures as low as -17C being recorded in Scotland. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

    NBC10 announced today that Anzio Williams will be joining the station as Vice President of News effective July 16, 2012. 

    Williams joins NBC10 from KCRA in Sacramento, Ca., where he spent five years as the News Director for the station. Prior to that, he fulfilled the same role at WDSU in New Orleans, La., and was there when Hurricane Katrina hit the area. Williams also served as Assistant News Director at WESH in Orlando, FL and WCNC in Charlotte, NC. 

    “I’m so proud to be part of the hardest working news team in Philadelphia,” said Anzio Williams, Vice President of News, NBC10 Philadelphia.  “This is a great news town and I cannot wait be a part of this community.”

    “We’re thrilled to welcome Anzio to our leadership team,” said Eric Lerner, President & General Manager of NBC10 Philadelphia. “He has a distinguished record of accomplishments as a news manager and as a proven leader. He is a great addition to our team.”

    Williams is a graduate of North Carolina A&T State University with a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast News. 

    Williams is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.  He has served on many community boards and committees such as The American Diabetes Association, BloodSource and 100 Black Men of Sacramento.