Longtime WJR/Detroit Reporter Rod Hansen Dies At 75
July 5, 2016 at 4:29 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of longtime WJR-A/DETROIT news reporter ROD HANSEN, who died MONDAY (7/4) of cancer at his home in CANTON, MI at 75.
The two-time PEABODY AWARD winner joined WJR as an anchor and then a reporter in 1967, covering the riots in DETROIT and breaking several major stories over the years. He left WJR in 2005 and more recently worked as a media liaison for the U.S. District Court. HANSEN was enshrined in the MICHIGAN JOURNALISM HALL OF FAME.