Things to Do in Atlanta

Find fun things to doin the Atlanta, GA area

+ Add A Listing
Radio & TV Talk

Posted: 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2013

JaQuitta Williams leaving CBS Atlanta 

  • comment(52)



By Rodney Ho

CBS Atlanta anchor JaQuitta Williams announced today she is leaving the station after almost three years there.

She had been anchoring the 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. newscasts. (Katie Brace was anchoring 6 p.m. tonight.)

Here's the message Williams posted on her Instagram today:

The classic phrase "They're moving in a different direction" makes it clear this was not a voluntary move on Williams' part.

General manager Trey Fabacher confirmed her departure, declined to comment further.

"We are interviewing for many on-air positions right now and will be filling most of them in the next month or two," he wrote in an email.

In a Facebook message, Williams noted:

Its hard for me to give anything else the kind of energy going through cancer gave me. I'm healthy. Strong. Surviving. I celebrate 6 years next month. I'm grateful, thankful, and humbled by God's grace. I mean that so sincerely. Now, it's time to move forward. God leads. I follow. I have no idea what's next, but whatever it is, I'm excited.

Prior to her stint at CBS Atlanta, Williams spent four years at Channel 2 Action News.  She has also dabbled in acting, appearing on "Tyler Perry's House of Payne" and "Meet the Browns." She also was part of a Robert Townsend play televised on what was then the Gospel Music Channel in 2009.

Rodney Ho

About Rodney Ho

I cover local radio and TV for both the print and online editions. I write a blog on the same topics.

Connect with Rodney Ho on:FacebookTwitter

Send Rodney Ho an email.

  • comment(52)

 
 
Eminem

From Eminem to Garth Brooks to One Direction, fall offers colossal concert choices

To call September “super” would be like calling Garth Brooks “a country singer.” It’s a lot bigger than that.

Comments  (21)  

Weekend Roundup

Current ATL Things to Do

See what Atlanta is saying right now about Things To Do in Atlanta today and this weekend

Annual Woofstock event in Suwanee

Volunteering in Atlanta

Learn how to volunteer in Atlanta and north Georgia, browse volunteer events and search local groups who need volunteers in the arts, community, food programs, housing, animal rescue and more.