WUSA’s Bill Lord Announces Retirement

By Mark Joyella 

Bill Lord, news director at Washington CBS station WUSA, announced Friday he would retire after a four-decade career in news.

Lord, who joined WUSA in 2014 after serving as general manager at DC ABC affiliate WJLA for 12 years.

Before being elevated to general manager at WJLA, Lord was news director and ran the regional cable news channel News Channel 8. Earlier in his career Lord was news director at stations in Los Angeles, Seattle and Nashville, and was a correspondent for NBC News.