New Jersey Public Television station NJTV has announced Mary Alice Williams as anchor for the station’s weeknight news show, NJTV News.
Starting July 1, Williams will replace current anchor and managing editor Mike Schneider who will stay on as senior correspondent and host of public affairs shows for both NJTV and New York’s WNET.
“The broadcast has grown exponentially during Mike’s tenure. He has further established his legacy as a trusted source of vital news and as being one of the best interviewers in the business. He leaves the desk to another network veteran who is widely respected by both the audience and her colleagues.” NJTV News executive producer Phil Alongi said in a statement.
“I’m looking forward to this exciting chapter in my career,” said Williams, who is a veteran of both CNN and NBC News. “I’ve found working in public television, as I often have, always rewarding, and much more is to come. NJTV News is fueled by a smart, tech savvy, enthusiastic team of journalistsand I look forward to helping the news program grow.”
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