D.C. native Nancy Lyons brings years of national and international broadcast journalism to WNEW-AM. She helped launch All News WNEW 99-1-FM as one of the afternoon drive anchors.
She joined the WNEW family from National Public Radio where she anchored hourly newscasts for Weekend All Things Considered. In recent years, she has anchored network newscasts for MarketWatch Radio, as well as custom business reports for WINS, WBBM, WCCO, WBZ, KCBS and KRLD. She also spent many years as an hourly news anchor for the Associated Press Radio Network which is heard around the world.
Nancy has won 10 national awards for her broadcasting work, including an Edward R. Murrow Award for contributing to AP coverage of the September 11, 2001 disaster; the George Foster Peabody Award and U.P.I. National Documentary Award for reporting about victims of violent crime; and both the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award and Sigma Delta Chi Award for her profiles on poverty. Nancy’s investigative series on orphan drugs also received the highest national honors from Ohio State and the Champion Media Awards for Economic Understanding.
Nancy was born and raised in the D.C. area.