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Clayton Collier

Sports Reporter
Credit: WATN

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Clayton Collier is a sports anchor for ABC 24 and CW30, a position he has held since 2017. During his time in the Bluff City, Clayton has covered some of the biggest stories in Memphis sports history, including the hiring of Penny Hardaway as the Tigers men's basketball coach, the end of the Core Four era, Ja Morant's rise with the Grizzlies, the 2019 Cotton Bowl and the World Golf Championship at TPC Southwind. 

Be it at FedExForum or in a high school gym, Clayton's greatest passion is telling meaningful, inspiring sports stories.


Prior to Memphis, Clayton was a sports anchor/reporter at KFYR-TV in Bismarck, North Dakota.

Clayton graduated Cum Laude from Seton Hall University with a Journalism degree. As the sports director for WSOU 89.5 FM, he provided play-by-play commentary for Seton Hall men’s and women’s basketball games, including the Pirates’ 2016 BIG EAST Championship win over Villanova at Madison Square Garden.

Clayton previously worked in production with the New York Mets’ flagship station, SNY (SportsNet New York). He was also a freelance writer for CBS Local Sports.

Growing up on Long Island, Clayton has enjoyed exploring new corners of the country, and is enjoying calling Memphis home.

Have a story that needs to be told? Reach out to Clayton now:

Email | ccollier@localmemphis.com

Facebook | @ClaytonCollierTV

Twitter | @ClaytonJCollier

Instagram | @claytoncolliertv