Bill Anderson

Bill Anderson

Executive Producer & Anchor of Special Projects

Bill Anderson joined the FOX 29 News team in February, 2015.  As executive producer and anchor of special projects, he manages the content of the station’s special reports, including the "Our Race Reality" series of segments and specials.  He also reports on the brighter side of life in his regular news series "For Goodness’ Sake." 

Bill was a contributor to FOX 29 News and "Good Day Philadelphia" for years before joining the team as a co-anchor for the weekend edition of "Good Day Philadelphia."  For three years prior to joining FOX 29, he was a reporter for "Chasing News," an innovative public affairs program broadcast on FOX 29 and WWOR in Secaucus, New Jersey.

For ten years before joining "Chasing News," Bill hosted "Wake Up with Bill," an award-winning talk show on Philadelphia’s 900 AM WURD.   Philadelphia Tribune Newspaper recognized Bill’s work in the community and named him one of "Philadelphia’s Most Influential African Americans," and Philadelphia Weekly named him "Best Radio Talker." 

Bill was panelist in Emmy-nominated FOX 29 series "Black on Black."  He is also featured in JAY-Z’s documentary of the nationally-recognized concert "Made in America."  

Over the course of his career, Bill has interviewed many people, including Presidents Clinton, Obama, and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. 

Born and bred in the Philadelphia area, Bill attended George Washington University in Washington D.C., earning a degree in marketing and business administration. 

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Hidden in Plain Sight: Pennhurst State School and Hospital

Abandoned or underused spaces often go unnoticed in the Delaware Valley. The Pennhurst Asylum is one of those places, usually only drawing attention around Halloween with tales not based in fact. The truth behind those walls tells a much different story.