Colleen Williams Biography
Colleen Williams is a skilled American journalist working at KNBC as an anchor. She co-anchors of the station’s weekday newscasts, NBC4 News at 5 p.m., 7 p.m., and 11 p.m. She joined the station in 1986.
Colleen Williams Age
How old is Williams? She is 66 years old as of 2022. Williams was born on March 6, 1955, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, U.S. She celebrates her birthday on March 6 every year.
Colleen Williams Education
Williams attended college at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska before finishing her bachelor’s degree in education at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
Colleen Williams Height|Weight
She stands on an average height of 5 Feet 4 inches and weighs around 60kgs.
Colleen Williams Family|Siblings
She was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Colleen moved across the United States and Canada as an Air Force “brat.”
Colleen Williams Husband|Married
She tied the knot in 1991 to Jon Dudley. Williams met her husband, an Air Force officer while covering the Persian Gulf War. The couple was blessed to have a handsome son together but not much is known about their son.
Colleen Williams Children
The couple was blessed to have a handsome son together but not much is known about their son.
Colleen Williams NBC4
Williams was significantly seeable during the trial of the century – the O. J. Simpson case which she covered for NBC4 and MSNBC, anchoring a daily report of the trial. After the case that she took the anchor reins for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. in 1995, assembling Southern California’s most trusted and powerful news team in the market to this day with Co-Anchor Chuck Henry and Sports Anchor Fred Roggin.
Nevertheless, she has covered countless breaking news stories – from two Pope visits, earthquakes, terrorist attacks, the Los Angeles riots, and the many infamous car chases that make Southern California unique. Before joining NBC4, Williams began her broadcast career at WOW radio in Omaha, and later joined NBC affiliate station, WOWT, also in Omaha. She went on to anchor newscasts at CBS Los Angeles and San Francisco.
She has worked alongside several news greats including Tom Brokaw, Lester Holt, and Jess Marlow — in fact, her first live shot from Omaha was with Dan Rather and Walter Conkrite throughout her outstanding career.
Colleen Williams Awards
An award-winning journalist with more than 30 years of experience, she is the recipient of many industry honors, including multiple Golden Mike and Emmy Awards. She was recognized with a Golden Mike for team coverage of the Chatsworth train crash, and an L.A. Emmy and Golden Mike for her work on NBC4’s special ‘LA Riots: Rubble to Rebirth.’ In addition, she also earned a Golden Mike and Associated Press Award for her coverage of the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games Centennial Park bombing for ‘Best Live Coverage of a News Story.’ She was also honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Radio & Television News Association.
Colleen Williams Career
During her leisure time, she is passionate about several social causes impacting Southern Californians. For more than 20 years, she has supported Casa del Las Amigas — a residential home for women overcoming addiction. The longstanding Colleen Williams Golf Tournament is a popular annual tradition that continues to raise awareness for the community it serves. And for two decades, Colleen has also helped the Rape Crisis Center in Riverside bring more attention to reducing domestic abuse cases in the Inland Empire.
Williams was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Colleen moved across the United States and Canada as an Air Force “brat.” She has been married for 25 years and met her husband, Jon, an Air Force officer while covering the Persian Gulf War. Their son, Sean, recently graduated from Loyola Marymount University.
Colleen is an avid hockey fan — Go Kings! Inspired by her son and husband, who were both competitive hockey players in school, her devotion to the sport is a favorite family pastime. She also loves football, and had things turned out differently, she would have been a sports reporter.
Williams received her bachelor’s degree at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and began her professional life working in radio and television at a magnet high school. Her goal was to write and produce and never intended to be in front of the camera. But luckily for all of us, her journey led her into millions of homes bringing the world closer through compelling news reporting.
Colleen Williams Salary|Net Worth
Williams has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which she earns from her broadcasting career.
Colleen Williams Social Media Platforms
She is very active on all social media accounts and she is often seen posting on her platforms. Williams has over 3.3k followers on Twitter, 3.1k followers on Facebook, and 2.9 k followers on Instagram.