Bill Mitchell

Senior/Special Correspondent

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Bill Mitchell joined the station in 1997. Bill came to News 12 from KDBC-TV in El Paso, Texas where he was News Director and main anchor for 22 years. Before joining KDBC, he was the Senior Vice President and Station Manager at KZIA-TV in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Bill and his wife are happy to return to Tennessee to be close to his hometown of Nashville. Bill enjoys playing guitar, working on cars, playing with his computer and dabbling in carpentry. Bill also enjoys vacationing in Hawaii. You can contact Bill at wmitchell@wdef.com.

Articles

Ringgold Middle Student Charged

The Catoosa County Sheriff's office says a student at Ringgold Middle School has been arrested and charged with for posting pictures and threatening remarks on social media. Catoosa County Sheriff Gary Sisk says it was not a credible threat to…

Multiple-vehicle wreck in East Ridge

EAST RIDGE, Tenn. (WDEF) - Multiple drivers were involved in an East Ridge crash today. Three cars appeared to have wrecked on John Ross Road Thursday afternoon. Only one person appeared to be hurt after the accident, though the extent of…

Safe Driving Tips During Deer Season

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - An increase in deer related crashes is more likely in November and December due to deer mating and hunting season, and it can happen to you, almost anywhere. The Tennessee Highway patrol is taking the lead in…

Recent arrest raises questions of police handling

SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. (WDEF) - Were police officers in South Pittsburg, Tennessee too rough on a local man....or just taking no chances with a man with a gun? That's the question Gary King's family is asking as he's released from…