Eboni K. Williams
Host & Executive Producer, "REVOLT Black News" Co-Host, REVOLT's "State of the Culture"
Eboni K. Williams is currently the Host & Executive Producer of REVOLT Black News, which airs on REVOLT TV founded by Sean “Diddy” Combs. She’s also a co-host on the network’s hip hop talk show State of the Culture. Eboni has emerged as a powerful media voice in the national conversation where politics, law, justice, sports, and popular culture intersect. Ms. Williams is an attorney, best-selling author, television personality, and contributor to Forbes. She served as host for VH1 on a special titled ‘In Session Live with Dr. Jess’, which was television’s first live therapy session. Eboni’s broadcast resume includes national anchoring and hosting roles for Fox Sports, Fox News Channel, NBA 2K and correspondent or contributor roles with CBS News, HLN, CNN, and NFL Network.
She made her literary debut with ‘Pretty Powerful: Appearance, Substance & Success’ in September 2017. ESSENCE Magazine named Williams one of its ‘Woke 100’ in the April 2018 anniversary edition. Eboni was also recognized as one of BlogHer’s ‘Voices of the Year’. She has become a regular guest on the nationally syndicated radio show ‘The Breakfast Club’, breaking down controversial issues such as judicial discretion. Eboni started her on-air career as a talk radio host for Los Angeles’ KFI AM640, sharpening her broadcast skills, while sharing expertly analyzed views on various culturally relevant topics.
Eboni was accepted to and enrolled in The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill at the age of 16, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree. She began her professional experience in Louisiana in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. As a law student, Eboni clerked for the Louisiana Secretary of State and the Louisiana Attorney General’s Office. She also worked for various politicians, including New Orleans City Council Members, supporting efforts to rebuild the city of New Orleans.
Eboni received her B.A. in Communications and African-American Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a J.D. from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. She went on to specialize in family law and civil litigation, providing legal consult on high-profile divorce, spousal support, and child custody cases. Eboni then transitioned into practicing as a public defender, as well as a private defense lawyer in North Carolina and throughout the Greater Los Angeles area. She has represented clients in criminal matters including murders, rapes, high volume drug cases, sex crimes, and federal offenses.
Eboni has moderated conversations for former First Lady Laura Bush, Black Enterprise, and ESSENCE Festival. She is a proud and active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She also serves on the Board of Directors for Safe Horizon, which is the nation’s leading victims assistance organization.