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Aniya Faulcon

Aniya Faulcon
Aniya Faulcon is a Smart Talk Host/Producer for WITF. She has a passion for shining a light on unique people, experiences, and perspectives within the community.

Previously she worked as the People and Social Trends Reporter/Video Anchor for LancasterOnline | LNPNews. During her time there, she created video packages, provided Facebook Live coverage at community events, and wrote data-driven stories with census data and feature stories on local leaders, non-profit organizations, events, and people with unique talents and experiences within Lancaster County.

Aniya also worked at WMAR ABC 2 News as a Sales Assistant and at the AFRO American Newspapers as an Executive Assistant and Media correspondent. Aniya interned at WEAA Gospel Grace 88.9 and worked at her alma mater’s radio station, WWPJ at Point Park University, where she gained skills and a passion for radio.

Aniya grew up in Baltimore, Maryland and attended the Baltimore School for the arts for high school with a concentration in acting. She continued to hone her skills and passion for storytelling and later graduated from Point Park University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting and Broadcast Reporting. Aniya is eager to continue her journey with storytelling in her role with WITF, as she aims to shed a light on real people and real stories within Pennsylvania in a variety of mediums.

Latest by Aniya Faulcon


Harrisburg students create social justice quilt displayed at MLK Government Center

A class of Harrisburg third grade students created a social justice quilt last year with hopes to bring awareness and make a change.

By Aniya Faulcon

Lancaster County company talks about National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day is today and many don’t know the recipe started from what was believed to be a mistake.

By Aniya Faulcon

Middletown Public Library hosts pet therapy reading program

Middletown Public Library has partnered with Caring Hearts Pet Therapy to present a program that encourages the love for reading and provides therapy from a furry friend.

By Aniya Faulcon

Susquehanna Folk Festival returns in full in August

the Susquehanna Folk Festival is back and will be held in person this year

By Aniya Faulcon

African refugee and Millersville University graduate overcomes hardships

Upon resettling in Philadelphia and later in Lancaster, Kazadi overcame past struggles, adjusted to American society, and graduated high school and college on time with honors.

By Aniya Faulcon

How to beat inflation and save when back to school shopping

As students prepare for their first full year of in person learning since the start of COVID-19, the pressure to hit the school hallways with style, fit in, or simply be prepared for a successful school year, is on and is costing parents and students a pretty penny.

By Aniya Faulcon


Who are the squeegee workers and are they a problem?

Squeegee workers, also known as squeegee kids, mostly teenagers from low-income neighborhoods who clean drivers’ windshields at intersections for money.

By Aniya Faulcon


What is hair discrimination and would the CROWN Act eliminate it?

It would also protect people against bias based on hair texture and protective styles like cornrows, braids, twists, bantu knots, locs, afros, and more.

By Aniya Faulcon
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