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

Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport to get federal funding

  Crews battle Wintergreen house fire

  Charlottesville, Albemarle Public Schools work on budgets for next fiscal year

  Central Virginia, Shenandoah Valley lawmakers split along party lines on impeachment

ACPS Superintendent to recommend return to all-virtual instruction

Virginia Men’s Basketball Team slides down AP Top 25 rankings

CPD Chief Brackney not selected for job in Dallas

George Huguely granted appeal hearing over ‘malice’ definition in 2010 UVA slaying case

Ice and sleet bring down trees, power lines

HHS Secretary on Moderna vaccine review: orders already placed

Details emerge as Greene County deputies investigate fatal shooting

  Warner, Spanberger, bipartisan group propose COVID relief plan

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