Amanda Williams

Assistant News Director, WVIR NBC29

Charlottesville, VA

Amanda Williams joined the NBC29 team in 2011 and became assistant news director in 2014. She values a strong local focus on the issues that matter to the community.


  • Leadership Charlottesville Alumni
  • Five Time Virginias (VA & WV) Associated Press Best Producer in Small Market Television


  • Bachelor's Degree in Communications

Recent Articles by Amanda

Federal grand jury indicts Gordonsville man in series of summertime armed robberies

Federal funding to fight opioid epidemic closer to reality

  Charlottesville Police CRB works to understand implications of new law

  Charlottesville school health advisory board talks support for students, teachers

UVA extends optional credit/no credit grading policy

  CSHD to offer COVID-19 testing, flu shots in Verona Wednesday

  Waynesboro city leaders vote to close Basic City railroad crossing

ACPS: employees exposed to COVID-19 at outside event

Target of drug trafficking investigation pleads guilty in Louisa County

Child abuse report ends in attempted murder arrest in Albemarle County

Catholic Diocese of Richmond pays $6.3M to sex abuse survivors

  Charlottesville police promotions to include new assistant chief and captain

  Waynesboro Public Schools to increase in-person option for some students

Voting rights groups: Lawsuit filed to extend Virginia’s voter registration deadline

UVA increases gathering limit to 10 as COVID metrics improve

New real estate partnership aims to broaden market understanding

Augusta deputies seek help finding endangered man

Free drive-thru flu vaccine clinic to be held in Waynesboro

Northam announces additional $12M in funding for rent and mortgage relief

Free COVID-19 testing to accept walk-ins in Waynesboro

COVID exposure closes Waynesboro district courts

Augusta County submits courthouse expansion plan to Staunton commission

Report: Albemarle County spent $106K on statue removal

Rep. Denver Riggleman says first presidential debate ‘disappointing’

Rep. Ben Cline on first presidential debate, ‘viewers lost out’

Fatal fire in Waynesboro ruled an accident

Virginia lawmakers talk expectations for first Presidential Debate

UVA to hold follow-up COVID-19 testing at two dorms

Virginia U.S. Senate debate between Warner and Gade gets heated at times

Sen. Warner to face ‘underdog’ opponent in debate Wednesday