Jeff Williams

Jeff Williams is the Station Manager / News & Public Affairs Director for WSIU Radio.   Jeff has been in broadcast news for more than 20 years.    After graduating with a degree in Radio-Television from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, he worked in commercial radio and television news in Illinois, Indiana, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. before returning to WSIU Radio in 1997, as Morning Edition anchor/reporter.  Jeff became News Director in 2001 and assumed Station Manager duties in 2005.  Jeff and his wife are the proud soccer parents of two somewhat avid public radio listening teenagers. WSIU is operated by Southern Illinois University Carbondale.  It  signed on the air in September 1958.  

A SIU Carbondale student has started a petition drive to remove Governor Bruce Rauner as one of the keynote speakers for the university's graduation ceremony next month.

An Administrative Law Judge with the education labor relations board has found that SIU Carbondale administrators bargained in bad faith during contract negotiations with the schools unions in 2011.