Kontji Anthony

Kontji Anthony


Tennessee, TN

Kontji Anthony is an anchor at WMC Action News 5.

A native of New Rochelle, New York, Kontji began her broadcasting career at the age of 17 as a host for her high school television station. She has worked for TV news stations across America, both behind the scenes and in front of the camera.

Kontji’s first job in TV news was as an assignment desk assistant and field producer for WCBS in New York, New York. Her first TV reporter job was at KTVO-TV in Kirksville, Missouri where she videotaped and edited her own reports.

Kontji then accepted a position as a reporter/anchor at Bakersfield, California’s KBAK-TV. Her next broadcasting job was as a general assignment news reporter for Good Day Sacramento where she also wrote reports for The Stockton Record newspaper.

Before accepting her position with WMC-TV, Kontji was the morning and noon anchor at WNCT-TV in Greenville, North Carolina where she also worked as a radio news commentator and hosted the local DIY Network home improvement show "Do It Yourself Eastern Carolina."

Kontji is a graduate of Howard University’s School of Communications; a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, The National Association of Black Journalists, and The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Watch Kontji on WMC Action News 5 Monday through Friday at 4, 5, 6 and 10 p.m.

Recent Articles by Kontji

  Memphis actress Elise Neal to launch performing arts master classes

  Meet the leading lady of NBC’s ‘Bluff City Law’

  Meet the cast of ‘Bluff City Law’

  WMC goes overseas to dig up Hamilton musical’s roots

5 Great Things: CBU signs rugby player, West Memphis offers summer jobs for kids

  Mid-South ’The Voice’ alum to host performing arts camp

Flowers for Ms. Jean: Neighbors search for family of beloved homeless woman hit, killed by car

  Germantown track star sets sights on 2020 Olympics

  First female, African-American Bishop to lead West TN Episcopal Diocese

  5 Great Things: FedEx unveils new delivery bot; $60K lottery ticket sold in Memphis

Volunteer Memphis kicks off MLK Days of Service 2019

  Outgoing superintendent reflects on his time with Shelby County Schools

  Neiman Marcus releases fantasy Christmas gifts

Memphis BBQ queen announces Netflix film casting call Monday

Memphis educators recognized for excellence

  A winning voice: Singer Evvie McKinney reveals secrets to stardom

Call for nominations, adult software engineering boot camp

  Everything you need to know about the 2018 Southern Heritage Classic

  Aretha Franklin: Saying goodbye to a Rose

  Grizzlies' Kyle Anderson purchases storied $2.31M Eads mansion from NBA star

  Act of Mercy: Woman raises money to help kitten with deformed legs

  GoFundMe set up to restore Aretha Franklin's Memphis home

  Go Big: Thank you Mid-South for helping children

  GO BIG: London native named Mid-South Big Brother of the Year

Teach901 looks to fill more than 100 Memphis teacher jobs

Vacant lot activated in Memphis Medical District

  GO BIG: Germantown nurse named Big Sister of the Year

Unique new airline service coming to Tunica

Czech chef continues MIM tradition, brings international expertise to Memphis

The 'Gordon Ramsey of the Czech Republic' catches up with Kontji Anthony