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Senior Staff Reporter Investigato...

WXYZ-TV
Phone: (810) ***-****  
WXYZ
20777 West Ten Mile Road
Southfield , Michigan 48037
United States

Company Description: If so, WXYZ-TV, in cooperation with the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation, is offering a one-time, $1,000 scholarship to assist students like yourself...   more
Background

Employment History

  • General Assignment Writer
    WXYZ
  • General Assignment Reporter
    WXYZ
  • Police Officer
    Federal Protective Service

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Founder
    Proving Innocence

Education

  • degree , sociology and corrections
    University of Maryland
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Bill Proctor retiring after ...
www.michronicle.com, 12 May 2013 [cached]
Bill Proctor retiring after thirty-three years
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Bill Proctor retiring after thirty-three years
After thirty-three years of being a staple in Detroit media with WXYZ-TV, award-winning reporter Bill Proctor announced his retirement, effective May 10th. Proctor joined WXYZ-TV in May of 1980 as general assignment writer. Throughout his career, Proctor has received numerous accolades, including the 1999 Best Coverage Award for breaking news by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters. Proctor is also the winner of the 1983 "Outstanding Media Award" from Michigan's Crime Prevention Association. A former police officer for the Federal Protective Service in Washington, D.C., Proctor highlighted two or three unsolved crimes during each program, which aired twice a week. Expounding upon his passion for criminal justice, Proctor founded "Proving Innocence" a non-profit organization dedicated to providing investigators to innocent convicts in cases of wrongful convictions in the hopes of proving their innocence and getting the charge overturned. He plans to continue his work with this organization upon his retirement.
Staff Bios | Detroit, Michigan | WXYZ-TV
www.wxyz.com, 2 Feb 2012 [cached]
Bill Proctor
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Bill Proctor
Bill Proctor joined WXYZ-TV/Channel 7 in May 1980 and is now part of the Action News Investigative Team.
Bill ...
www.provinginnocence.net, 21 Mar 2012 [cached]
Bill Proctor
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Bill Proctor
William N. (Bill) Proctor, founder of Proving Innocence, is an award-winning journalist, reporter, producer, and anchorperson whose career of nearly thirty-six years spans electronic media, radio, television, and documentaries. He currently holds the position of senior staff reporter for WXYZ-TV in Southfield, MI.
A graduate of the University of Maryland, Bill received his degree in Sociology and Corrections with a minor in Journalism. He has been married to his wife Miranda for more than twenty years. They have three children and three grandchildren.
In the mid-1990s, he produced a series of specials on the slaying of community-college student, Scott Macklem. Through his investigations, Bill became convinced that Frederick Freeman (Temujin Kensu), the man convicted of killing Macklem, was not guilty.
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His passion for redressing this injustice led Bill to found Proving Innocence in 2007.
You may email Bill by clicking here.
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After connecting with Bill Proctor, he hasn't looked back.
Bill and Kate have been married for 8 years and have 7 children, ages 16 to 30.
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You may e-mail Bill by clicking here.
Bill Proctor, whos been in ...
www.theoaklandpress.com, 15 Dec 2013 [cached]
Bill Proctor, whos been in news broadcasting for more than 30 years in Southeast Michigan, also was honored for his reporting and contributions to the county, along with Oakland County Retirement Board member Doug Williams a past deputy county executive who has spent 35 years molding the retirement and benefit services for county employees.
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Proctor, a broadcast reporter with Channel 7, WXYZ-TV, joined the station in 1980. He has received the Outstanding Media Award in 1983 by Michigans Crime Prevention Association, the Golden Quill Award in 1979 and the Ed King Memorial Award, and also runs a communications, investigative and legal services agency Bill Proctor and Associates in Farmington Hills. He announced his retirement in May.
Bill Proctor retiring after ...
www.michronicle.com, 4 Aug 2011 [cached]
Bill Proctor retiring after thirty-three years
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After thirty-three years of being a staple in Detroit media with WXYZ-TV, award-winning reporter Bill Proctor announced his retirement, effective May 10th. Proctor joined WXYZ-TV in May of 1980 as general assignment writer.
Throughout his career, Proctor has received numerous accolades, including the 1999 Best Coverage Award for breaking news by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters. Proctor is also the winner of the 1983 "Outstanding Media Award" from Michigan's Crime Prevention Association. A former police officer for the Federal Protective Service in Washington, D.C., Proctor highlighted two or three unsolved crimes during each program, which aired twice a week.
Expounding upon his passion for criminal justice, Proctor founded "Proving Innocence" a non-profit organization dedicated to providing investigators to innocent convicts in cases of wrongful convictions in the hopes of proving their innocence and getting the charge overturned. He plans to continue his work with this organization upon his retirement.
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