... Bill Williams remembers John Ward - Duration: 3:53. https://www.facebook.com/WBIRChannel10/videos/1597613427052358 It used to be the newsroom. Bill and Barbara did appear together in the films Buckskin (1968) and The Giant Spider Invasion (1975), as well as occasionally on TV. Awesome kindness and humanity. He retired from WBIR in December 2000. Bill made a difference in the lives of hundreds of young people through the Monday's Child adoption program. http://bit.ly/2QmNOKT Still, he and his wife Wanda have more hours for their favorite activity - spending time with their three grandchildren. He returns for telethons and special events. Carson-Newman College (now Carson-Newman University) awarded him an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree. "Used to do at least one hundred appearances a year, two or three a week. [3] He has also done a lot of charitable work. East Tennesseans find creative ways to relieve stress for National Stress Awareness Day, 'There's no way we could have planned this | Twin sisters give birth to baby girls on their birthday, Buildings submerged by roof-high floodwaters, Foggy sunrise reflects off the water in New York, Multiple East Tennessee athletes named Mr. Football semifinalists, Thompson-Boling to operate at 18% capacity for Vols basketball season, Biden nears 270 as battleground states continue counting ballots. He is now anchor emeritus, he occasionally does some reporting, He currently Co-hosts Friends Across the Mountains Telethon and the Children's Miracle Network telethon on WBIR. All this month we're checking in on former news anchors to see how they're enjoying retirement. Faith remains his focus. Bill Hagerty & Marquita Bradshaw face off in Tennessee's U.S. Senate race DETAILS: Voters with COVID-19 symptoms will have designated voting locations in East Tennessee Their middle child, son William Katt , a blond stunner who went on to fame in the movie Carrie (1976) and the weekly series spoof The Greatest American Hero (1981), obviously got his incredibly good looks from his dad. Williams has worked with Mission of Hope since its founding in 1996, Mission of Hope is an outreach program, to help the people and children of rural Appalachia. He has worked for WBIR since 1977.[1]. Bill Williams (born, March 22, 1934) is an American television journalist, currently working for WBIR-TV as Anchor Emeritus and special reporter. # 10Chat: Bill Williams! Now, he has officially "retired" again, although Bill will still be seen on Channel 10 broadcasting some of his favorite projects. We're wishing WBIR anchor emeritus Bill Williams a very happy 85th birthday! Bill Williams, former co-anchor of 10 News, retired in December 2000 as one of East Tennessee's most highly respected broadcast journalists. In the past few weeks, construction across the street from the station displaced the street sign bearing his name. Bill has left a lasting legacy at WBIR, where generations of journalists still learn from his example.

Author: WBIR Published: 11:35 AM EST December 14, 2015 Drop your questions for Bill in the comments below. For a man who thought he was destined to be  a minister, the desire and dedication to inform, educate and  entertain  proved to be his calling. Of the many awards Bill has received from the broadcast industry and the community at large, among the most prized are the "Silver Circle Award" from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and the Honorary Doctor of Divinity Degree conferred on him by Carson Newman College. KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Wanda Williams, wife of WBIR Anchor Emeritus Bill Williams passed away October 26, 2019 after a three-year battle with pancreatic cancer. Williams is married to his wife Wanda of 31 years. That's it. © 2020 USA TODAY, a division of Gannett Satellite Information Network, LLC. Williams returned the anchor desk again in February 2013 to anchor a "Retro Newscast" on WBIR with former WBIR anchor Edye Ellis, former WBIR sports director Bob Kesling and now former WBIR anchor Moira Kaye who was a weather forecaster in the 1980s for WBIR [2] to celebrate 30 years of their slogan Straight from the Heart (of East Tennessee). Bill  blends his voice now with others that includes his daughter, and that's been the constant in his life--- family. "It was almost for me, it was almost like a sacred place. Report this profile; Activity.

WBIR Channel 10 952 views. His mother wanted him to take one of two paths in life-- as a concert violinsit or a minister. "The news, I believe, is a chronicle of conflict and change. I just started doing it about a year.

We follow them around. Bill fills the void of covering news around the clock with music. Bill has left a lasting legacy at WBIR, where generations of journalists still learn from his example. Williams also works with Mission of Hope a outreach program for aid to the people in rural Appalachia. That's where my career with Channel 10 started," he said. A lot has changed since Bill left officially left WBIR. Local celebrities, politicians and former co-workers including Knoxville mayor Madeline Rogero, radio host Phil Williams, former WBIR general manager Jim Hart, former WBIR co-anchor Margie Ison, Emmett Thompson from Mission of Hope, Suzanne Lindsey from Buddy's Bar-B-Q Restaurants and Catering, Knox County mayor Tim Burchett and current WBIR anchor Russell Biven who was on vacation, wished him a Happy 80th Birthday. I struggle to keep up with him," said Blum. WBIR anchor emeritus Bill Williams shares a word of encouragement amid concerns about COVID-19. The "Mission of Hope" began in 1996, in response to reports Bill had broadcast on the plight of the poor in the mountains. "I like to think, well I know, that I was destined for a different kind of ministry and it worked out that way," Bill said. Semi-retirement for Bill will continue to be far from "retiring." WBIR anchor emeritus Bill Williams during an interview on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Bill has left a lasting legacy at WBIR, where generations of journalists still learn from his example.

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