Alumni & Parent Programs

William C. Evans '85

Hilton Ultimus Brown Alumni Achievement Award, 1999

Bill Evans is a 1985 graduate of Butler, having majored in radio and television.  His successful career path has been a point of pride with Butler and the telecommunications program.  Bill's professional integrity and accomplishments make him a fitting honoree in Hilton Ultimus Brown's historic name of achievement.

As chief news photographer with WLOS-TV, the ABC affiliate in Asheville, N.C., Bill shoots and edits news stories daily and supervises a staff of 19 photographers, editors and technicians.  Bill moved to the Carolina mountains after nine years in New Orleans, where he was chief news photographer with WGNO-TV.  He has won two regional Emmy awards, one for spot news coverage (1997) and the other for individual achievement/camera (1995).  He was also recognized as WGNO's Employee of the Year in 1996.

Bill started his television career in 1985 on northwest Florida's gulf coast at WEAR-TV (Pensacola) after an internship with WISH-TV in Indianapolis during his senior year at Butler.

While at Butler, Bill was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity, where he served as alumni chairman and fraternity educator.  He was also a member of Alpha Epsilon Rho.

Bill's wife, Tina, is a television news reporter.  They have two children, Zachary and Mariah.

  Updated 1999