William Anderson is an Australian comedian, writer, presenter and podcaster. While Anderson's television and radio career has made him a highly recognised figure in Australia, standup comedy remains his foremost discipline.Anderson started his career in newspaper journalism before venturing into standup comedy. In his early career, Anderson made numerous appearances on Good News Week, on both the original and revamped versions. On 19 June 1996, Anderson appeared as the guest comedian on the RMITV Show Under Melbourne Tonight, and appeared with RMITV again on the Under Melbourne Tonight spin-off What's Goin' On There? on 3 June 1998.