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Morgan Williams

Morgan Williams, a longtime Los Angeles news and public affairs reporter, died July 24 at her home in Los Angeles after a short battle with lung cancer. She was 68.

After graduation from William and Mary U, she worked in the media in various geographic locales around the country. During the 1960s, she worked as a news reporter for KABC, Channel 7, and KHJ, Channel 9, (now KCAL) in Los Angeles.

During the 1970s, she segued into radio, in which she had a long stint with radio station KFI-AM, where she covered news and public affairs. During the 1980s and ’90s, she served as the public affairs director for KBIG radio, where she became known for her interviews on “The Big Picture.”

During the late 1950s, she was briefly married to Tony Williams, the late lead singer of the Platters.

She is survived by a son.

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