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Sharrie Williams

Sharrie Williams

News Anchor
WPVI-TV, ABC Philadelphia
BS, Journalism & Electronic Media, University of Tennessee

Sharrie Williams is the co-anchor of Action News at 4 and Action News at 10 on PHL17.

Sharrie joined the Action News team in March 2014 as an anchor of the 5:00 pm newscast and reporter on Action News at 11. Sharrie’s work is rooted in strong reporting, both in-studio and live from the scene. She anchored on location from several Big Stories in Philadelphia, including the 2017 N.F.L. Draft, the 2016 Democratic National Convention and Pope Francis’ visit to the World Meeting of Families in 2015. She has also traveled around the country, reporting from the first Presidential Debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton and the inauguration of President Trump.

Sharrie was also honored to have the opportunity to interview legendary ABC News host Barbara Walters when she signed off the air for the last time. Sharrie also worked as an anchor and reporter in other top media markets including Dallas, Texas, and Miami, Florida.

Special Awards or Honors: University of Tennessee Knoxville Accomplished Alumni Award; University of Tennessee Knoxville Alumni Promise Award; South Florida's Top 40 Under 40

Professional Memberships and Board Service: NABJ

Volunteer Interest & Board Service: Mentoring girls and young ladies from grade school through college

Organization Involvement while at UT: Freshman Council President; Founding Member, The Volunteer Channel (TVC); Resident Assistant South Carrick Hall; Kappa Tau Alpha Golden Key International Honor Society, President UTK Chapter

Hobbies/Special Interests/Research: Traveling, attending major sporting events