Tom anchors Newswatch 16 This Morning from 5 to 7 on WNEP and from 7 to 9 on WNEP2. Before jumping to the anchor desk, Tom covered both the Luzerne, Lackawanna and Poconos beats. He was born in Scranton and raised in Kingston. Tom currently lives in Luzerne County with his wife Colleen, and their children, Sarah, Tommy and Ryan.

Before coming to WNEP, Tom worked at WBNG-TV in Binghamton, New York and WILK-AM in Wilkes Barre.

Tom owns an Associated Press award for outstanding reporting. He’s a Wyoming Valley West and Penn State graduate. He spends his fall weekends watching Nittany Lions football. As an avid Eagles and Phillies fan, Tom suffers through baseball and football seasons.

Tom enjoys ‘Victory Pig’ pizza, burning off those calories, landscaping around the house and struggling through 18 holes of golf.

Tom dislikes the Dallas Cowboys, call waiting and cutting the grass.

Recent Articles
  • Feed A Friend Celebrates 32 Years

    HONESDALE — For the 32nd year, WNEP TV’s Feed A Friend program kicked off across Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania. The line is long and the story is the same: many of our neighbors are hungry. Once a month, hundreds shuffle into the Wayne County food pantry in Honesdale just to pick up the items they need to feed their families and stretch their dollars. Debbie McLaud of Honesdale is just one of nearly 300 who will receive help this day. […]

  • Video Vault: Yogi’s Picnic Basket

    On this date in 1995, a daring theft of a cartoon bear’s big “pic-a-nic” basket shocked people in the Poconos. Somebody stole from Yogi at Jellystone Campground in Saylorsburg. Tom Williams has this Video Vault from 20 years ago.

  • Leckey Time 14

    In this latest edition of “Leckey Time,” morning team members Mindi and Tom send Ryan off to summer camp.  Watch this clip to see what happens when Leckey crashes “Princess Academy.”  Will he be welcomed at the tea party?!   “Leckey Time” airs Fridays on Newswatch 16 At Seven.