William started his career in the early 1980s in the news industry while attending Miami-Dade College. His news credits include shooting and directing documentaries, news, sports, and special projects regarding Princess Diana, British Airways’ Concord, Panama, the mass exodus from Cuba, and NASA shuttle missions for ABC News in Miami.
In the early 90’s William was chosen from a staff of twenty-five photographers to represent ABC-TV in Tampa, Florida for a journalist exchange program with the former Soviet Union. Working for Glassnoradio Network, he documented entertainment, lifestyle and the people of Russia. His work in the former Soviet Union earned him an Emmy for best documentary and an award from The Radio and Television News Director Association.
During William’s career he was a finalist for Television Photography from The Society of Professional Journalists, Green Eye Shade Award, was nominated for a Emmy for Best Camera Work for a Documentary “Land of The Lost Guatemala”, and in 1992 he won an Emmy for Entertainment Feature for “Hot Shots”, a documentary on the fashion industry in Miami.
William also won two New York Film Festival Awards for Best TV Spots for ABC-TV and a nomination for “Ten Taxi” an ABC-TV, Miami production.