Anthony Wilson - Reporter and anchor at ABC11 WTVD
Anthony Wilson co-anchors the Eyewitness News weekend morning newscasts, reports weekday mornings for Eyewitness News and, posts on Facebook as Anthony Wilson WTVD and Twitter as AnthonyABC11.

He joined the ABC11 Eyewitness News team in 1993. Before that, he was a reporter and substitute anchor for three years at WXII in Winston-Salem. While there, he won a Best Feature award from the Associated Press for "A Joyful Noise," his series of reports on gospel music in North Carolina.

Anthony's also worked as a reporter/producer for Florida Public Television. There, he covered the state legislature and filed a series of documentaries about the Miami riots, the "Official English" movement, the manufacture and marketing of assault weapons, homelessness in south Florida and other issues affecting the people living in that state.

He was the anchor/host for the National Public Radio weekly newsmagazine "Crossroads," newswriter for all-news radio station WINS in New York City, and an electronic media producer for the national communications office of the Episcopal Church, also in New York. While there, he traveled to South Africa to cover the enthronement of Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

He is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, former broadcast vice-president of the Triangle Association of Black Journalists, and lead instructor of NABJ's annual four-day short course for aspiring journalists at North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro, NC.

He's also working to develop more minority journalists through his participation in the Unity: Journalists of Color mentor program.

Anthony is a graduate of St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York.

He lives in Durham with his family.

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Anthony's Stories
John Wall Foundation holds drive-thru backpack distribution due to COVID-19 concerns
The arrival of autumn in Raleigh's signaled by the return of hometown hoops hero John Wall and his annual distribution of backpacks filled with school supplies to the community.
Case of Raleigh man's disappearance now being investigated as a homicide, police say
The disappearance of a Raleigh man from the Cameron Village area is now being investigated as a homicide, according to Raleigh Police Department.
Virginia man charged with stealing missing Raleigh man's SUV, whereabouts of 39-year-old still unknown
Authorities have arrested a man connected to the disappearance of William Anderson Banks Jr.
Durham barbershop featured in Biden campaign ads
Two of the latest campaign ads for the Biden-Harris ticket have a local connection: Durham's 360 Barbershop on South Roxboro Street.
North Carolina's Red Cross sends help to aid in Oregon wildfires
Local Red Cross responders are preparing to take off to northern California and Oregon to assist in the deadly wildfires that continue to rage and blacken acres of land.
Hundreds of motorcyclists, cars ride in honor of Cannon Hinnant's family
People across eastern North Carolina are continuing to show support for the family of Cannon Hinnant by hosting a ride from the Bull City to Wilson, the home of the 5-year-old boy.
No charges to be filed against Roxboro officer who shot, killed man who police said was holding shotgun
The Person County district attorney announced Wednesday that no charges will be filed against the Roxboro police officer who shot and killed David Brooks, Jr., who was holding what appeared to be a gun near a Dollar General.
New Durham restaurants adjust to COVID-19 concerns
Newly-opened Durham restaurants are adjusting to the new COVID-19 dining dorms and risks associated with starting business in a pandemic.
'This is a hate crime, and we will find you': Vandals damage car of Black Lives Matter advocate
"You are sending out discouragement and hate to a whole group of people. This is not some small act."
African American Cultural Festival creates fine art as part of reboot
COVID-19 made the traditional aspects of the African American Cultural Festival impossible so organizers decided to create a mural.