- Associated Press - Monday, November 24, 2014

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - Longtime WSAZ-TV news anchor and director Bos Johnson has died.

The television station announced Johnson’s death in a statement posted on its website Sunday night. The statement didn’t provide details or Johnson’s age.

Johnson retired in 2005 following a 53-year career in journalism. He worked at WSAZ-TV for 24 years before leaving the station in 1976.

Johnson also served as an associate professor at Marshall University and a senior consultant for Charles Ryan Associate.

During his career, he covered events such as the Marshall plane crash and the Silver Bridge collapse.

In 2006, Johnson was inducted into the West Virginia Broadcasting Hall of Fame and received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the West Virginia Associated Press Broadcasters Association.

He is survived by his wife, Dottie, and five children.


Information from: WSAZ-TV, https://www.wsaz.com

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