Renowned TV news anchor Bill Bonds dies at the age of 82

LND: 15 Dec, 2014

(Detroit): Acclaimed former Detroit television reporter and news anchor Bill Bonds died two days ago. Bill Bonds had a charming personality and fabulous on screen presence. He became one of the most famous anchors at Channel 7. According to reports, Bill Bonds suffered a heart attack. Bonds is survived by his wife, two daughters and a son.

Diana Lewis (co-anchor of Bill Bonds) and Bill Bonds reigned over television market in Detroit for many years. Bill Bonds had to fight issues such as alcoholism throughout his life. Bonds came onset at WXYZ-TV in 1963 and worked their till 1968. The television shows which he hosted dominated television rating points for a number of years. Bonds became famous for his reporting of 1967 Detroit riots. He earned nationwide reputation for his reporting of 1967 Detroit riots.

Bill Bonds made a name for himself in radio also, but television job was the real turning point in his life. He loved reading and had great passion for journalism, more than anything he loved bringing news to the people of Detroit.

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