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Longtime WRAL staffer is 'Spectacular' Man of the Year

Posted June 13, 2013

Producer/director Clarence Williams in the WRAL newsroom

WRAL Producer/Director Clarence Williams is Durham-based Spectacular Magazine's Man of the Year. 

Williams, who was nominated for his community service work, received the honor during a banquet Thursday evening.

He has worked at WRAL for 46 years and volunteers with numerous organizations including the Interfaith Food Shuttle, Explorer Scouts, Learning For Life programs that teach job skills and Catholic Prison Ministries. He also teaches nonprofit organizations how to develop and produce community television programs to advocate for their causes.

Williams is an adjunct instructor of broadcast journalism at Shaw University and St. Augustine's University. He’s also a former Army Ranger and Vietnam veteran.

Man of the Year awards were also given in the following categories: business and economic development, civil and human rights, education, health and emerging leader.


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  • Luv2Camp Jun 16, 2013

    This gentlemen seems like the type of person that we all strive to be. Congratulations Mr. Williams. Thanks for being an inspiration to us all.

  • blytle Jun 14, 2013

    That is awesome!

  • dorisr034 Jun 14, 2013

    Congrats!!! Keep up the good work!!

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