He was more than a TV news anchor although that’s one of the reasons he reigned number one and regarded as the King of the news here. No he was much more, Bill Bonds was hard-core journalist at its finest. Old school reporting, he wanted the what were and always should be the basic rules of the profession.
The Who, What, When, Where and Why.
He demanded the answers, from those he interviewed and from the reporters on the street working at the station. We all grew up in Detroit watching all three channels 2,4 & 7 and in the end it would always lead back to WXYZ for only one reason, Bill Bonds.
A powerhouse reporter who got down to the grit of a story and there was none better for not letting anyone off the hook until he gained the answers and what was the truth.
Bill Bonds Final Commentary Oct. 21, 2008.
Bill Bonds, John Kelly, and Marilyn Turner Reunion Broadcast. After 8 years of Bush before the Nov. 08′ election.
You don’t think this man wasn’t brilliant?
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