Will Thomas

 

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EXPERIENCE

 

WTTG-TV                      Washington, DC                                                                      April 1997 - March 2016

Anchor/Reporter

  • Daily news anchor and Emmy winning reporter at Fox 5 TV for nearly 20 years. A passion for storytelling, content development and a reputation for impeccable ethics.
  • Helped relaunch the weeknight 11 o'clock newscast as co-anchor and developed a three anchor format for evening newscasts.
  • Created signature on-air segments including "Will You Eat There" that focused on the Washington D.C. region's incredible restaurant scene. Popular, viewer driven with a strong social media component.
  • Produced and hosted daily segments in which a teleprompter was not used to create more conversational and high energy content.
  • 3 public social media accounts with more than 30,000 followers.

 

KEYE-TV                        Austin, TX                                                                           March 1995 - March 1997

Free-lance Correspondent

  • Weekend Anchor and reporter covering general news, entertainment and politics.

 

 

EDUCATION

 

Bachelor of Science: Journalism and Political Science

San Jose State University, 1994

 

 

SKILLS

 

  • Exceptional anchor, reporter and host.
  • Recognized for developing a strong rapport with guests and viewers.
  • Thrives in connecting with viewers via social media platforms.
  • Highly skilled in conducting in-depth research, managing multiple projects simultaneously, meeting deadlines and developing well-written and compelling broadcast pieces.