Carla Williams

Class of 2020

Carla Williams is a second-year graduate student and journalist from Madison, WI pursuing her degree in journalism at the University of California-Berkeley School of Journalism. She has reported about social and cultural events, marginalized communities and systemic injustices in communities of color. She has worked and volunteered for local newspapers, magazines and community radio stations in Madison. She has a desire to change the narrative of reporting on marginalized communities.  


  • UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism- Master of Journalism (M.J.) 2020

    Edgewood College- Bachelor of Arts - BA 2014

    Madison Area Technical College- Associate of Arts - AA 2012


  • KQED-Intern (2019)
    Oakland North- Crime Reporter (2018)
    WMV-LP- Radio Host/Engineer (2017-2018)
    WORT Radio- Producer/Reporter (2016-2018)
    Umoja Magazine Madison- Reporter (2015-2018)
    Cap Times- Intern (2018)


  • Black Women's Leadership conference- Collaborator of the Year


  • Co-chair National Black Journalist Association
    Co-chair- Women in Media


Criminal Justice, Education, Equity, Gender/Sexuality, Investigative, Social Issues

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