Jennifer Williams

Jennifer Williams

Sports Reporter

Jennifer Williams is a sports reporter for FOX 5 News.

Her experience includes ESPN, Sports Illustrated and NBC Sports Washington.

Her career has taken her everywhere from Havana, Cuba to Wimbledon, England and she's had the opportunity to interview icons such as Pele and Billie Jean King.

She also had the opportunity to cover Super Bowl XLVIII in New York and the All-Star Game at Citi Field during her time as the Sports Director for Verizon FiOS 1.

A former college athlete, Jennifer received her B.S. in Political Science from Trinity College and her Masters in Interactive Communications from Quinnipiac University.

When Jennifer is not mourning the loss of her beloved Hartford Whalers, you can find her running or checking out a new restaurant. She also volunteers at and works to promote the game of tennis in underserved communities.

She currently resides in Port Chester, New York.

The latest from Jennifer Williams


Should we start naming heat waves?

As we see more heatwaves not just in our area but all across the globe, some weather experts think we should start naming them, just as we do hurricanes.


How fitness trackers can monitor COVID long-haulers

Researchers monitored the Fitbit data of wearers who tested positive for COVID-19 and found those individuals had an elevated heart for an average of nearly three months after their initial symptoms.


NY schools prep for fall sports but COVID could change things

When the New York State Department of Education released guidance for reopening schools, it also recommended that high-risk fall contact sports, such as football or volleyball, in high-transmission areas should be canceled or held virtually.