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
Martin Luther King Jr. is focus of many sermons hours before his holiday
The first Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend since the pandemic meant a continuation of virtual church services.
Wake Public Health prepares to rollout COVID-19 vaccinations for anyone 75 and older
Wake County is moving into Phase 1B rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine, health officials said they are learning from other counties on how they plan to deliver the virus.
COVID-19 cases set records as holiday travelers return to North Carolina
Most air travelers who returned to Raleigh-Durham International Airport from holiday destinations appeared relaxed. But while they were away, key COVID-19 metrics kept rising.
State Highway Patrol's recommendations for safe holiday travel
This year, state troopers and local law enforcement will be looking for impaired drivers, including those struggling from lack of sleep.
NCCU, church leaders provide free food and COVID-19 testing
A line of cars with dozens of people inside lined up before 10 Saturday morning, on the stretch of Belvin Avenue that leads to the Greater Walltown United Holy Church in Durham. That's where they received free food, including turkeys, and COVID-19 testing
Free food from faith-based group helps cash strapped people in Wake County
The event had 30,000 pounds of donated food plus 2,000 wrapped gifts ready for sharing with children who arrive in cars, vans or trucks with their parents.
Big Daddy Kane visits Durham to help fill bus with Christmas toys for children in need
Big Daddy Kane's star power and swagger brought many generous people to a Durham Wal-Mart parking lot, bearing gifts for children whose families face economic challenges.
Black-owned businesses hope consumers will shop local on Black Friday
Lem Butler's one of the Black business owners counting on the day after Thanksgiving to boost his bottom line. On Tuesday he traveled from Raleigh to Durham to assist another entrepreneur reeling from the loss of store traffic due to coronavirus concerns.
Here are some tips to manage stress for a happier Thanksgiving 2020
One North Carolina cardiologist says we all need to make adjustments so we can manage our mental and physical health during these stressful times.