Aliah Williamson

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:

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 

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