When Roz Abrams was honored by New York Women’s Agenda (NYWA) on December 19, 2013, we understood clearly why second takes are necessary. Personalities that magnetic do not go quietly into the night. After a successful career as one of New York’s favorite anchors on WABC-TV and WCBS-TV, Roz retired – but that was not the end of the Roz Abrams story.
Take two – Roz the actor!
During her speech on Awards Night, Roz impressed the audience with her wit, and stunned with her grace and humility. But the best part of her speech was when Roz spoke about her alliance with Red Wall Productions, headed by the husband and wife producer team of Craig T. Williams and Rosalyn Coleman Williams. The team is working on a pilot in which Abrams is cast as a retired anchor who, unable to walk away from the limelight, sets up a studio in her home from which she broadcasts the news – her way. Way to go, Roz!
Although Roz has not taken formal acting classes, there is no doubt that Roz will be able to parlay her 20 plus years of experience as a television news journalist into a successful acting career. While we look forward to the antics and humor Roz will bring, we also want to hear the truth about journalism including the triumphs and the pain. We can’t wait to see Roz on the small screen again. We wish Roz and Red Wall Productions the best.