Bruce Lindsay (broadcaster)

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Richard Bruce Lindsay (born 1950) was the lead news reporter with KSL TV in Salt Lake City, Utah until his retirement in May 2012. He was awarded an Emmy for his coverage of the 1980 Democratic National Convention. Lindsay retired from his position with KSL to serve as a mission president for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) in Australia.

Lindsay is the son of Richard P. Lindsay and his wife, the former Marian Bangerter. He was born in San Francisco. At about age 20, he served as a missionary for the LDS Church in French Polynesia. He has a degree in broadcasting from Brigham Young University and an MBA from the University of Utah. Lindsay is also the author of The Hometown Weekly: Good News For a Change.

In early 2010 KSL launched "Sunday Edition with Bruce Lindsay" which seeks to be an example of "civil dialogue over difficult issues"[1]

Lindsay is married to the former Shari Anderson and they are the parents of six children. He has served in multiple callings in the LDS Church, including bishop and counselor in a stake presidency.

In early 2012, Lindsay announced that he would retire from KSL in the summer, after 34 years. It was later announced by the LDS Church that about the beginning of July, Lindsay would begin service as president of the church's Australia Perth Mission. This assignment is anticipated to last through mid-2015.