Kamilah Williams
Kamilah Williams kah-mee-lah wil-lee-ams (she/her)
News Reporter, Phoenix

Kamilah Williams expects to graduate in December 2021 with a master’s degree in mass communications. Williams, who has interned with KPNX, covers health as part of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Southwest Reporting Initiative, is working in the Phoenix News Bureau. She did her undergraduate studes at the University of Kentucky.

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Mom honors daughter by getting food, health care to underserved kids

MESA – After Joan Leafman’s daughter died of breast cancer, the Mesa woman started a foundation in her honor to provide food and health care to children in need. Today, Corbin’s Legacy helps operate a clinic in one Mesa elementary school, providing important screenings to underserved kids.

Hope and resilience in action: Navajo Nation continues battle against COVID

TUBA CITY – Residents of Tuba City on the Navajo Nation remain active in battling COVID-19, and they reflect on the hardships and hope that accompanied them for the past year and a half.

Organization provides a safe space for Black women

The stigma behind receiving professional mental health care lingers in the Black community. Black Women of Arizona aims to help.

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Over 95% of employees comply with vaccine mandates, Arizona hospitals say

PHOENIX – Arizona hospitals that set a Nov. 1 deadline for employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 report a compliance rate of more than 95%.

COVID boosters for Moderna and J&J vaccines recommended by FDA advisory panel

PHOENIX – An FDA advisory committee has recommended approval of booster shots of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines.

Program continues to provide medical care for 9/11 survivors, first responders

Since 2011, a federally funded program has provided medical care for emergency responders, recovery workers, volunteers and survivors of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.