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
Cole's Story: Advocates shine spotlight on rare diseases
"At some point, all of us are going to have a disability."
Wake County Sheriff's Office holds annual 'Shop with the Sheriff' event: 'Builds that relationship'
Nearly two dozen Wake County deputies and Sheriff Willie Rowe served as Santa's helpers Saturday at a Wake Forest Wal-Mart.
Yes, that's Shirley Caesar's voice that you hear in that Red Lobster ad
A few choice words improvised years ago by Shirley Caesar continue to circulate on social media.
Rain dotting the radar across the country poses yet another challenge for Thanksgiving travel
"It's going to take you 80% longer than it would normally take to reach your destination. Add weather to that, it can take even longer," one travel expert explained.
A sea of shoes during a memorial in Raleigh represents thousands of deaths, injuries on NC roads
Families held a memorial in Raleigh to remember the lives of loved ones lost to traffic accidents over the past year.
Two different suspects that caused lockdowns at UNC due in court
Two cases involving the alleged use of guns on the UNC Chapel Hill came before an Orange County judge Tuesday.
Artist inspired by Hailey Brooks paints memorial mural: 'Bubbly and bright little girl'
A Durham-based artist painted a memorial mural in honor of 11-year-old Hailey Brooks on Hillsborough Street in Raleigh.
Controlled burn helps Cub Scouts appreciate Old Glory
The Town of Zebulon and Cub Scouts Pack 522 held a flag retirement ceremony for the community.
Cities prepare for trick or treat events this Halloween in North Carolina
Despite the drastic weather change, trick-or-treating events will continue tonight across the region.
Runners raise money for the Team Drea Foundation to defeat ALS
The Annual RDC Marathon included a half marathon, 10k, and 5k races.