Aliah Williamson traveled from the mountains of Maryland to join WDTN in May of 2019. She is so happy to become an Ohioan. As a military child, she has moved from state to state but is now ready to call Ohio home.
Aliah spent the last two years as a reporter and anchor in Hagerstown, Maryland just an hour away from the nation’s Capitol. Aliah enjoys telling a good story that helps make a change in the community or impacts a person’s life.
Aliah loves to share that she graduated from Hampton University, a Historically Black College/University (HBCU) in Hampton, Virginia. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from her Home by the Sea with a degree in Journalism.
When she’s not working, Aliah loves being outside anywhere near water, watching the latest blockbuster film at a movie theater or exploring Ohio with her fiance. She is hoping to become a part of the Greater Dayton community by volunteering with groups such as the Boys and Girls Club or other organizations that inspire the youth of Dayton. If you have a story idea or an opportunity to help Aliah get involved, email her or reach out via social media:
- @aliahonair (Twitter)
- @aliahonwdtn (Instagram)
- Aliah Williamson WDTN (Facebook)
Birthday: July 13
Top five interests: Fiction books, Blockbuster movies, amusement parks, dancing, the outdoors.
Favorite TV show: A Different World
Favorite Movie: The Wiz
Favorite music: ’90s and early 2000’s R&B, Gospel and Inspiration, anything Beyonce
Favorite book: Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand in the Sun and Be Your Own Person, Shonda Rhimes
Hero: My dad, who is a Colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps, and my mother, who supported him the entire time and helped our family move more than a dozen times all across the country.
One person I’d love to have dinner with: Oprah Winfrey