Anthony Johnson  | ABC7 WABC News Team
Anthony Johnson is a high energy, award winning journalist who has spent the majority of his career working in radio. For nearly a decade, Anthony worked as a reporter for 1010 WINS Radio in New York City where he covered major news stories including the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, the crash of TWA Flight 800 and the shootings on the Long Island Railroad.
Recently, he received the regional Edward R. Murrow Award from the Radio and Television News Directors Association for his series detailing the history of African Americans in New York City.

In January of 2001, Anthony joined the Eyewitness News team as a reporter. He brought his on air professionalism, detailed knowledge of our region and energetic style to one of the top television stations in New York.

His on-screen impact was on display recently as we watched the Bronx "Baby Bombers" baseball team play in the Little League World Series and the controversy that followed.

He was also one of the Eyewitness News team of reporters and photographers on the scene when the horrifying events at the World Trade Center took place September 11th, 2001. He displayed a tremendous amount of on-air composure and sensitivity during one of the most tragic days in American history. Just minutes after the first buildings came tumbling down, Anthony Johnson was on the air live giving viewers a concise, first-hand look at the devastation and examined the impact it had on the thousands of New Yorkers whose lives had changed forever.

Anthony Johnson has worked his way up the ladder to get into the top television market in the country. Prior to coming to New York, he worked in Washington, D.C. He held a job at WTOP radio, which is the all-news station in the nation's capitol. Following that, Anthony Johnson became Head of Media Relations for United States Congressman John Lewis of Atlanta, Georgia. Johnson was responsible for overseeing the Washington and Atlanta public relations operation. His duties included organizing news events, coordinating daily press coverage, writing speeches and news releases.

Anthony Johnson graduated from Clark College (now Clark-Atlanta University) with a degree in Broadcast Management. Johnson is a native of Bergen County, New Jersey. He is married and has three children.

Anthony's Stories
Newark's Ironbound Soccer Club heads to Florida with eyes on national title
They might be too young to know about A Tribe Called Quest's iconic rap song 'Can I kick it,' but these soccer stars from Newark definitely can!
Gifted 6-year-old girl with Einstein-level IQ shines in the classroom as member of Mensa
At just 6 years old, Lopez is a member of the Mensa society, which includes the smartest of the smartest with an IQ of 138 -- that's Einstein level.
Students stage pro-Palestinian walkout at Teaneck High School, Jewish community pushes back
Hundreds of students at Teaneck High School in New Jersey staged a walkout in support of Palestinians and an end to the violence.
Montvale community mourns teen stabbed to death during brawl outside club in Manhattan
Rocco Rodden, a junior at St. Joseph's Regional High School in Montvale, was stabbed and killed Thanksgiving morning outside a club in New York City.
Thanksgiving football returns to Paterson's Hinchliffe Stadium after 30 years
Paterson is a place where the tradition of Thanksgiving Day football is still very much alive, and on this holiday, it marked the return of an historic local sporting venue.
NJ Gov. Phil Murphy publicly reacts to wife Tammy's Senate run
"I've never been around someone who works harder than she does," Murphy said.
Weathering Tomorrow: How Staten Island is fighting against the invasive plant feeding brush fires
Staten Island is taking measures to cut back phragmites, an invasive wetland grass that is known to be a fire hazard.
Simulation teaches doctors how to better help patients on the spectrum
The simulation at Jacobi/Montefiore Medical Center was the brainchild of a program run by Joy Dew which works to improve the lives of people with autism.
School bus crashes into Howell home after driver apparently fell asleep
The driver apparently was exhausted and fell asleep and the bus went out of control and slammed into the house.
Call for action at Westfield High School after AI used to make fake pornographic images of girls
At least 30 female Westfield High School students have been victimized by a student who used artificial intelligence to place their faces on pornographic images.