Kurt Williams

Kurt Williams is an anchor here at NewsChannel 3.

His broadcasting career began at Georgia State University s WRAS Radio where he worked as News Director. While class work and News Director duties took up a lot of his time Kurt didn t think it was enough so he also took on duties at community radio station WREG as well as Cable DeKalb, an Atlanta community affairs channel. At that time, Kurt also took on an internship at WXIA-TV that eventually turned into his first paying job in television at the assignment desk.

From there, Kurt moved to Chattanooga, TN where he worked as a Producer, Weekend Anchor, Reporter, Editor and Prompter Operator, often all in the same day, for WDEF-TV. Kurt then came to Your NewsChannel 3. As you may have noticed Kurt is a bit of a workaholic but as he says "you have to be in this business."

And that s exactly the advice he passes on to anyone interested in a career in television news, saying "get as much experience as you can, work at your school newspaper, radio station, TV station, run the church video camera, do internships and make sure you master your grammar, geography and speaking skills, oh yeah and read the newspaper every day." In his spare time Kurt likes to hang out at the beach, go fishing and lift weights. He lives with his wife and three daughters in Virginia Beach.

Recent Articles

  • Smithfield police officer celebrates his miracle on Good Friday

    Posted on: 6:53 pm, April 18, 2014, by

    Good Friday now has a dual, special meaning for a local man who was dying for his act of bravery...
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  • People Taking Action: Dedicated teacher uses his money to feed kids

    Posted on: 7:40 pm, April 15, 2014, by

    Brian Sarmiento at Kemps Landing Magnet School seemed puzzled when our cameras showed up in the school’s cafeteria. Noah, the...
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  • 92-year-old Volunteer: ‘Makes me feel good to realize I’ve helped somebody’

    Posted on: 7:36 pm, April 8, 2014, by

    Edith Brown, 92, didn’t know what to think when we showed up with our cameras. I told her we had been hearing...
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  • People Taking Action: ‘It’s just my heart. I want to do things for other people’

    Posted on: 6:58 pm, April 1, 2014, by

    A burst of applause for a stunned Mavis Dixon. We surprised the beloved registrar at her job at Point Option High...
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  • People Taking Action: Two Franklin officers battle flames to save lives

    Posted on: 7:06 pm, March 18, 2014, by

    Today, we honored two Franklin heroes who helped to save two women from a fire. With the help of the...
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  • Students getting ready for robot competition in Hampton

    Posted on: 3:55 pm, March 17, 2014, by

    Students at Hampton’s Phoebus High are ready for competition. The challenge: Get a robot that they designed and built in...
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  • People Taking Action: Norfolk mother takes action and earns nickname the ‘runner’

    Posted on: 7:35 pm, March 11, 2014, by

    Shanna Branum, a volunteer at Tarrallton Elementary, greeted us with cheers when we entered the classroom where she was helping...
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  • Head custodian at Thalia Elementary takes action for students

    Posted on: 7:51 pm, February 25, 2014, by

    Today, NewsChannel 3 recognized the head custodian at a Beach elementary school who is doing great things for students and making a real difference.
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  • Hampton assistant principal takes action to help feed students

    Posted on: 7:17 pm, February 18, 2014, by

    NewsChannel 3 took action to recognize an assistant principal in Hampton who is taking action to make sure kids are fed even when they're not in school.
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  • People Taking Action: Kids from area schools take the plunge for Special Olympics

    Posted on: 5:43 pm, February 4, 2014, by , updated on: 07:04pm, February 4, 2014

    It’s called the Cool School Challenge. A day before the grown-ups go in, kids from local schools take the icy...
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  • Gov. McAuliffe: Midtown/Downtown Tunnel tolls ‘too high’

    Posted on: 10:24 pm, January 13, 2014, by , updated on: 11:35pm, January 13, 2014

    “The tolls are too high.” Those words came from Virginia’s new governor, Terry McAuliffe in his State of the Commonwealth...
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  • Beach woman continues her crusade to help the homeless

    Posted on: 6:58 pm, January 7, 2014, by

    It's tough for anyone to be out during extremely low temperatures but this bitter cold is particularly harsh on the homeless. One woman is working to help those in need.
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