Crain's Detroit Business:
Diana Lewis, a fixture on WXYZ-Channel 7's evening newscast, will retire in October after 44 years on television, she told Crain's Tuesday afternoon. The Detroit ABCaffiliate will announce her decision today. Lewis, 69, will co-anchor the station's 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. "Action News with JoAnne Purtan" for the final time Oct. 4, she said.
Full story: 44-year newscaster Diana Lewis plans retirement from WXYZ-Channel 7 (Wed, 7/25)
WXYZ-TV Ch. 7 Detroit:
After a career that has spanned more than four decades in broadcasting, Diana Lewis will retire from WXYZ-TV, Channel 7. Lewis, one of the most recognized and respected faces on Detroit television, has been an anchor on 7 Action News for more than 35 years ... WXYZ will celebrate Diana Lewis's legendary career and her contributions to Detroit broadcasting through special events and programming throughout August and September.
Full story: Legendary WXYZ anchor Diana Lewis to retire after more than 35 years on 7 Action News (Wed, 7/25)
- Salem Communications has been testing its recently purchased FM translator in Metro Detroit on 92.7. The station has been on and off air over the past week or so rebroadcasting Salem's WDTK AM 1400. The translator's transmitter is in southern Macomb County.