Edward Wyckoff Williams is being recognized as Outstanding Newspaper or Reporter (Traditional, Digital, Televised Show or Special): Columnist and Political Analyst.
Edward Wyckoff Williams is contributing editor to The Root a magazine for African-American news and culture, and has been a featured columnist for the Washington Post, Slate Salon, The Advocate, Out Magazine, Ebony Magazine, The Grio, and The Huffington Post.
Williams' work has focused on a range of socio-political issues, with interviews of major political figures and notable personalities.
Williams has been a contributor to Al Jazeera America and has appeared on MSNBC, ABC, CBS, BBC and CNN as a political commentator discussing a range of topics including gay and minority rights, healthcare, education, immigration reform, international affairs and President Barack Obama.
In January 2015, Williams received two GLAAD Media Award nominations, the first in Outstanding Television Journalism for "Gay and Muslim in America", a piece he produced and reported for Al Jazeera; and the second in Outstanding Digital Journalism for a written piece, "Black Parents, Gay Sons and Redefining Masculinity". He was the only nominee that year whose work was honored twice. Visit website