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Veteran news anchor Amanda Davis dies

Veteran news anchor Amanda Davis dies

Veteran Atlanta TV grapple Amanda Davis dead subsequent to affliction an enormous stroke on Tuesday night, her manager, Atlanta-based CBS 46, detailed. She was waiting to board her flight at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, to head to his Texas funeral when she had the stroke Wednesday. By 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, the station confirmed that she had died at the hospital surrounded by family.

Davis, a popular face in Atlanta news, wasn't shy about sharing her story of overcoming the odds.

In a statement, the network said: 'Her family is asking for privacy at this hard time'.

Her colleagues shared messages of love and support for the anchor and her family.

During her career, Davis has won multiple Southeast Emmy Awards and an Edward R. Murrow Award. Before taking the job, she worked at WAGA-TV in Atlanta for 26 years.

She wrote: 'Stay strong, keep praising the Lord'.




Davis has been television news anchor in Atlanta for more than 25 years. She had spoken candidly about her battles with alcoholism, the newspaper recalled. 'I wanted to believe that there was still a way they could help me control it'.

Davis is now an anchor at WGCL.

Other details about her death are not clear. "Before that, she had been a reporter and anchor for Atlanta's Fox affiliate, WAGA-TV, prior to leaving the station in 2013", 9News reported.

"I was saddened to hear about the passing of Amanda Davis".

In recent years, she had talked publicly about her struggles with alcohol and depression after her third arrest on DUI charges, and did an in-depth series about her alcoholism in 2016. "I'm here to say I fell down, hard, but I got back up".

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