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Matt Williams

Matt Williams

WAFB 9News This Morning Anchor

Birthplace: Tulsa, OK. Grew up all over the country.

Arrived in Baton Rouge: July 2003.

Education: Graduated with a B.S. in Journalism from the University of Wyoming in 1997.

Awards & Accomplishments: Named Television Reporter of the Year in New Mexico in 2001.

Big Stories Covered: Every story is big to someone. I like covering the stories others feel are to small to deal with. Making a smaller story worth watching means you are making an impact, which is kind of the whole idea behind this journalism thing.

Hobbies: Every spare moment I have I try and spend with my family. They are my world.

Email: MattWilliams@wafb.com

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    St. George Fire Department (Source: WAFB)St. George Fire Department (Source: WAFB)

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    A knock at a door in April of 2015 was a herald of death for 29-year-old Brittney Mills. She was pregnant with her second child, and after answering the door, was gunned down by the person outside. Her 8-year-old daughter heard the whole thing, but that would be the last anyone would hear of the shooter.

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    A knock at a door in April of 2015 was a herald of death for 29-year-old Brittney Mills. She was pregnant with her second child, and after answering the door, was gunned down by the person outside. Her 8-year-old daughter heard the whole thing, but that would be the last anyone would hear of the shooter.

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  • EBRSO releases image of man wanted for breaking into vehicles

    EBRSO releases image of man wanted for breaking into vehicles

    Thursday, April 26 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-04-26 14:18:23 GMT
    Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's OfficeSource: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office

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