Longtime Detroit Anchor Announces Retirement

By Andrew Gauthier 

Detroit Free Press

Longtime Detroit newscaster Robbie Timmons announced Tuesday night on air she’s leaving WXYZ-TV (Channel 7).

“I started broadcasting in 1972 and have done this every single day for almost 40 years,” Timmons told the Free Press today. “I love it, but now seemed like a good time to step back from broadcasting and pursue my other passions.”


Timmons said she’s going to travel (and thanked the Detroit Lions for having an away schedule that includes road games in Florida) and take some time for herself and family. More…