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

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

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

Northam announces plans to refinance college bonds

Charlottesville extends Coronavirus ordinance

22 more UVA student athletes test positive for COVID-19

Federal funding to support domestic violence intervention in Virginia

Charlottesville judge issuing arrest warrant for defendant in federal lawsuit stemming from August 2017

Charlottesville police investigate reported rideshare robbery

Two central Virginia healthcare centers receive federal funding to fight COVID-19

‘Cville Plans Together’ talks about desire for equity in plans for housing, more

Albemarle County awards Confederate state removal contract to Charlottesville construction firm

  VDH: More coronavirus outbreaks, deaths tracked at central Virginia long term care facilities

VDOE releases school reopening tracking tool

Water boil advisory lifted in Albemarle County

Electoral Board extensions for GOP candidates withstand legal challenge

Police investigate armed robbery of a 7-Eleven in Albemarle County

Caught on Camera: Waynesboro Police ask residents for information on car break-ins

Charlottesville attorney’s license revoked after extortion plea

Fluvanna County school board votes for all-virtual start to school year

  ACRJ confirms inmate cases of COVID-19 at the jail

Albemarle County launches ambassador program for COVID-19 ordinance education

  Storms cause damage across central Virginia and Shenandoah Valley

Charlottesville City Public Schools detail virtual plans for special education, preschool, more

Albemarle County fire crews respond to destructive barn fire

Supreme Court of Virginia denies appeals in Charlottesville garage beating case

Charlottesville City Council advances Smart Scale project submissions

LOCKN’ music festival adds new safety rules

Charlottesville City Schools consider September start date, all-virtual learning

Attorney General Herring joins fight to protect international students

Charlottesville City Council revisits development applications