WITN News at Sunrise Weekdays
Anna grew up in Morganton, North Carolina and attended college at The University of North Carolina Wilmington.
NAME: Anna Phillips
TITLE: WITN News at Sunrise Anchor/Reporter
ALMA MATER: UNC-Wilmington
PREVIOUS STATIONS: WVIR NBC29 in Charlottesville, VA
FAVORITE TV SHOW: Scandal, Parks and Rec
FAVORITE BAND: I don't have a favorite band, but the BEST concert I've been to was Garth Brooks in 2014, hands down!!
FAVORITE BOOK: Gone with the Wind & All of Virginia Woolf's novels
FAVORITE FOOD: Spaghetti
FAVORITE THING TO DO ON YOUR DAY OFF: Relax by the pool, lake or ocean!
FAVORITE SEASON: Autumn
FUN FACT: I "anchored" my first show at 10 years old. My elementary school launched a morning "news" program where we read announcements and told everyone what was for lunch that day. We called it "WDOG" news because we were the Oak Hill Elementary Bulldogs. :)
IF YOU WERE STRANDED ON A DESERTED ISLAND AND COULD ONLY TAKE ONE ITEM WITH YOU, WHAT WOULD IT BE?: A water purifier!
Anna was promoted to anchor of the #1 WITN morning show in July 2017 and is so happy to join Meteorologist Jim Howard to bring news and information to Eastern Carolina each weekday morning
Anna grew up in Morganton, North Carolina and attended college at The University of North Carolina Wilmington. At UNCW, Anna was an anchor of the student-run TealTV broadcast, Seahawk Central News. After graduating with a double major in communication studies and English, she moved to Charlottesville, Virginia to work as a reporter for WVIR NBC29. For nearly two years, Anna worked as the Sunrise Reporter. She loved Central Virginia's beautiful countryside, wine and history. She is now thrilled to be home in the Carolinas!
Anna loves the Carolina Panthers (Keep Pounding!) and has a huge soft spot for animals, particularly her own dog, Toby!
Anna is always looking for story ideas and would love to hear from you. You can email her at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
President Trump's approval rating in three key Midwest states that helped propel him to the White House stands below 40 percent in new NBC News/Marist polls.
The Powerball jackpot will grow to about $650 million — the second-highest level in the history of the game — after nobody won it Saturday night.
Richmond, Virginia — once a capital of the Confederacy — has become the next flashpoint in the debate over what to do with those monuments.
Don't underestimate the power of continued, small actions to change your community.
Rescuers formed a human chain to save a swimmer from the waters off the Jersey Shore on Saturday evening.