Dante Williams

Sports Multimedia Journalist

Dante started his career working for a nonprofit organization out of Long Beach called The 562. He covered high school sports across the Long Beach area including his own alma mater, St Anthony.

While working with The 562, Dante also accepted a job at CBS LA to be a production assistant for the Sports Central show. With CBS he had the opportunity to get coverage for the Rams, Chargers, Clippers, Anaheim Ducks, USC, and UCLA. He worked with both 562 and CBS until the end of September 2022, when he took a leap of faith and headed to Great Falls, Montana.

Dante was hired by KRTV Great Falls for his first Sports MMJ position with a news station. In the Electric City, Dante had the opportunity to cover a variety of high school and college sports, including a national title runner up season for one NAIA women’s basketball team.

Dante is excited to cover sports in the Southern Colorado area. He looks forward to finding athletes, coaches, champions, and heroes that not only perform well in their respective sports, but also have a special story that comes with them.

Dante completed his B.A. in Communications and Media Technologies in 2021 at Academy of Art University. He was a student-athlete at the division II school in San Francisco, where he played all four years and finished in the school’s top ten scoring and assisting by the time he graduated.

When he is not covering your favorite athletes, Dante can be found on a basketball court, in a gym, or at the bowling alley. He loves to be active and is very competitive. On the other hadn’t, he also enjoys coaching and giving back to the youth.

As a former high school basketball coach, he enjoys working with the next generation of stars to help them pursue their athletic dreams. Dante is eager to find opportunities to get involved in the Colorado community.

He comes to Colorado with his lovely fiancé and their dog Layla. His favorite thing about the Rocky Mountain state has been the incredible views.

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