In Detroit, WXYZ’s Sliva Ready for Next Chapter

By Andrew Gauthier 

The Detroit News

Retirement is not the end for Bob Sliva.

As he packs his boxes and enjoys a few last slices of goodbye cake, he prefers to look at the move as the start of something new, he says.


“Everyone keeps telling me I’m still a young man,” Sliva, the vice president and general manager at WXYZ-TV (Channel 7), says. He turns 60 on Thursday and leaves the job behind this week.

“I certainly feel young. For me, retirement means I’m closing the chapter on my career here but the book is still open.” More…