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Sharrie Williams

2016 and 2018 Speaker

SHARRIE WILLIAMS joined the Action News team in March 2014. Before arriving in Philadelphia, she was the weekend anchor and weekday reporter at KTVT-TV in Dallas, Texas. Prior to working in North Texas, she spent three years in Miami covering the gamut of stories. Success South Florida Magazine selected Williams for the “Top 40 Under 40,” and she was featured on the publication’s cover. With a passion for knowledge and information, she has a gift for getting the people she interviews to open up and tell their story. Williams’ work has also taken her to Birmingham, Alabama, where she was an anchor and reporter for both news and sports at WVTM-TV, and prior to that, Jackson, Tennessee, where she was a news anchor at WBBJ-TV. She began her journalism career while still at the University of Tennessee, producing feature stories on Tennessee Volunteer athletes for Fox Sports Net South. Williams is an active volunteer for many community groups and charities, and is passionate about mentoring young girls. Among the many individuals she considers to be role models, she most admires Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. She earned her undergraduate degree in broadcasting communications from the University of Tennessee. @williamssharrie