Bill Anderson

Bill Anderson

Multi Media Journalist/Anchor

Bill Anderson joined the FOX 29 News team in February, 2015. He 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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