Derica Williams


Derica Williams is a New York native raised in New Jersey. She graduated from the University of Maryland College Park with a B.A. in Communication Studies. After college, Derica returned home and started her career in television broadcasting at WNYW-TV, the FOX 5 station in New York, where she was an Associate Field Producer.

A few years later Derica began reporting at WALA FOX 10 in Mobile/Pensacola. While there she covered a wide range of stories involving everything from hurricanes, to murder trials, to the Gulf Oil spill. In addition to her reporting duties Derica hosted a segment on the station's 'Studio 10' morning show that focused on Consumer News. She occasionally anchored the morning, evening and weekend newscasts as well.

Derica most recently joined the FOX6 team in June 2012. She is a family-oriented individual who, in her leisure time, enjoys playing and watching sports, going to the beach and writing poetry. She likes to travel and enjoys exploring new restaurants and different cuisine.
Derica is excited about being in Milwaukee. She is embracing the city and is looking forward to all it has to offer. Derica really has a passion for news and loves meeting new people every day.

Recent Articles

  • Police believe man threatened 10-year-old girl for nude photos

    Posted on: 5:15 pm, April 15, 2014, by , updated on: 08:56pm, April 15, 2014

    BROOKFIELD (WITI) — Brookfield police are trying to track down a sexual predator who targeted a 10-year-old child. The suspect...
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  • North Shore residents watching Milwaukee River level closely

    Posted on: 5:08 pm, April 14, 2014, by , updated on: 10:40pm, April 14, 2014

    MEQUON (WITI) — Although the rain had stopped on Monday, April 14th — this weekend’s rains led to flooding concerns...
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  • Members of Sikh community heal from tragedy by donating blood

    Posted on: 6:21 pm, April 13, 2014, by , updated on: 08:28pm, April 13, 2014

    BROOKFIELD (WITI) — The BloodCenter of Wisconsin says blood donations are down — and the harsh winter is to blame....
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  • The Bridge Project aims to unite Milwaukee against violence

    Posted on: 4:28 pm, April 12, 2014, by

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — After a violent week in Milwaukee, several organizations gathered together Saturday morning, April 12th, to help put...
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  • Milwaukee to get more sensors that pinpoint gunfire

    Posted on: 10:18 am, April 11, 2014, by , updated on: 01:43pm, April 12, 2014

    MADISON (WITI) — Gov. Scott Walker signed Assembly Bill 693, Friday morning, April 11th, which provides funds for the ShotSpotter...
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    Shot Spotter signing
  • Shorewood teacher’s aide charged, accused of showing student nude photos

    Posted on: 1:49 pm, April 8, 2014, by , updated on: 10:27pm, April 8, 2014

    SHOREWOOD (WITI) — 41-year-old Darrell Lofton,  a teacher’s aide at Shorewood High School, is facing one count of disorderly conduct after...
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    Darrell Lofton
  • We Energies warns of scam targeting business owners

    Posted on: 3:26 pm, April 7, 2014, by , updated on: 08:40pm, April 7, 2014

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — You get a call saying there’s been a glitch in the utilities system, and your power is...
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  • Mother of man shot, wounded by Milwaukee police says he needs help

    Posted on: 7:36 am, April 6, 2014, by , updated on: 10:23pm, April 6, 2014

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — A man armed with a rifle was shot and wounded by Milwaukee police outside of a home...
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  • “Walk Now for Autism Speaks” serves as fundraiser

    Posted on: 8:54 pm, April 5, 2014, by

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Last month, the CDC announced one in 68 children in the United States has an autism spectrum...
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  • Elderly woman rescued from “hoarder house” after it catches fire

    Posted on: 6:35 am, April 4, 2014, by , updated on: 08:27pm, April 4, 2014

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Hoarding almost cost an 84-year-old Milwaukee woman her life — according to firefighters. Fire broke out at...
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    hoarder house
  • Waukesha Co. authorities investigate groping incident in Wales

    Posted on: 6:13 am, April 1, 2014, by , updated on: 08:25pm, April 1, 2014

    VILLAGE OF WALES (WITI) — Waukesha County authorities believe they have the man responsible for accosting a teenager in the...
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    waukesha county sheriff
  • Two men shot, wounded following dispute at tavern

    Posted on: 7:10 am, March 30, 2014, by , updated on: 08:34pm, March 30, 2014

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) – The Milwaukee Police Department is investigating a double shooting that happened near 23rd and State early Sunday morning,...
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    double shooting