Newsmakers and links: July 30, 2012




Detroit Free Press:

Diana Lewis is retiring. The WXYZ-TV Channel 7 newswoman, who has never been just an anchor, has decided to step down after 35 years behind the Channel 7 desk and 44 years in television, some of that time next to the irascible and beloved local legend Bill Bonds. Lewis will co-anchor the station's 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. "Action News" for the last time on Wednesday, Oct. 3. Lewis, 69, who was born and raised in Pennsylvania and had TV stints In Philadelphia and Los Angeles before coming to Detroit, said that she plans to "relax and do a little traveling."

Full story: Iconic local TV news anchor Diana Lewis is signing off (Thu, 7/25)



Crain's Detroit Business:

After 44 years in TV news, Channel 7's Diana Lewis reflects on Detroit, career (Mon, 7/30 - $, subscribers only)







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