Anne Pressly Who is Anne Pressly? Anne Pressly is a news anchor for KATV (an ABC affiliate) in Little Rock, Arkansas. She had a small role in the Oliver Stone film “W.” On October 20, 2008, Pressly was found beaten and stabbed in her home. She was discovered after her mother notified authorities that she did not answer a wake-up call, which her mother would give her on a daily basis. Though her wounds were serious, Pressly survived the attack.