Newsmakers and links: Jan. 3, 2013




WXYZ-TV Ch. 7 Detroit:

Former Action News reporter Jim Herrington died of complications from Rheumatoid Arthritis. He was 84 years old. Herrington covered it all for 7 Action News, but his favorite topic was politics. Herrington covered governors, presidents and candidates.

Full story: Former Action News reporter Jim Herrington dies at 84 (Thu, 1/3)



Deadline Detroit:

WXYZ-TV has refused to renew the contract of Bill Spencer, the award-winning consumer reporter, who ran the station's "Call for Action" team for 15 years. Channel 7 employees say Spencer's last day was Wednesday. His bio on the station web site has been removed. Spencer could not be reached.

Full story: WXYZ-TV Axes Bill Spencer, The "Call For Action" Consumer Reporter (Thu, 1/3)



Detroit News:

Bill Spencer, longtime consumer advocate/investigative reporter, is no longer with WXYZ-TV (Channel 7), vice president and general manager Ed Fernandez confirmed.

Full story: 'Call to Action' reporter Spencer no longer with WXYZ (Thu, 1/3)







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