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WXYZ Reunion Brings Together 300 Past and Present Station Employees

Detroit ABC affiliate WXYZ hosted a reunion for 300 past and present employees Saturday night (video above).

The reunion, which took place at Club Venetian in Madison Heights, Mich., included guests Bill Bonds, Diana Lewis, Rich Fisher, Jerry Hodak, Don Shane, Mary Conway, Cheryl Chodun and Val Clark.

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Veteran Reporter Val Clark to Retire After 30+ Years with Detroit’s WXYZ

WXYZ reporter Val Clark is set to retire after more than 30 years with the Detroit ABC-affiliate.

Earlier this week, Clark was honored by the Detroit City Council for her work at the station. She will step away from WXYZ, where she has worked since 1980, this summer.

“I personally feel that she has carried the flag for the spirit of Detroit for the past thirty years,” WXYZ anchor Diana Lewis said during a recent newscast. “So I’m happy to see city council members recognizing her for all she has done.”

Clark joined WXYZ as a news writer. She was eventually promoted to producer and has spent the better part of her career working as a general assignment reporter for the staion. Read more