Jordan Williams is the Assistant News Director at 12News KBMT in Beaumont, TX. Williams returned home to Southeast Texas in 2018 after more than five years anchoring and reporting at WIVB-TV in Buffalo.
While his primary role is in management, Jordan occasionally anchors and contributes report for 12News.
He graduated with honors from Trinity University in San Antonio, TX with a Bachelor of Arts in both communication and music in 2003. Williams has also anchored and reported in the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas, Oklahoma City and in Midland.
He has received five regional Emmys, three regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, and twelve first place awards from the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters. In 2012, Williams was honored by the Society of Professional Journalists with the Sigma Delta Chi Award for an investigation into problems with a guardrail contractor in South Texas.
Williams, who is a native of Port Neches, loves telling stories and tracking severe weather and is an Episcopal Church organist.