Preston Willett

Sports/News Reporter

Preston joined CBS19 in July 2017 as a Sports/News Reporter.

Preston joined CBS19 in July 2017 as a Sports/News Reporter.

Preston can be seen out covering the biggest news story in the area or on the sidelines with the week's biggest game. No matter where he is, Preston loves being there to tell a story.

Preston joins CBS19 after working for two years in Augusta, Ga. as a Multimedia Journalist for WRDW/WAGT. At the station, he lead their coverage of the South Carolina side of the area and has covered major events from the Charleston church shooting, the Confederate flag being taken down at the Statehouse in Columbia and countless Presidential candidate visits. He also was able to further pursue his passion for sports filling in and as a part of the station's Masters coverage. Preston graduated from Elon University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism in 2015.

Preston is also glad to be back closer to his hometown of Richmond. Some of his best memories growing up were coming to Charlottesville on the weekends whether it was football, basketball or any UVA sport. Now Preston gets to go from the stands to the sidelines and is excited to do it in a city like Charlottesville.

If you have a story idea or any questions, you can reach out to Preston by email or by following him on Facebook page or Twitter Account.


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