Bob Donaldson (news anchor)

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Bob Donaldson is an American television news anchor employed at Tribune Broadcasting-owned CBS affiliate WTTV and Fox affiliate WXIN in Indianapolis, Indiana. Donaldson co-anchors the 10:00 PM newscasts on WXIN with Fanchon Stinger, and also co-anchors WTTV's 5:00 PM, 6:00 PM and 11:00 PM newscasts with Debby Knox.

Career[edit]

After graduating from Missouri's School of Journalism, Bob Donaldson began his career at KBMT-TV in Beaumont, Texas.[1] While in Beaumont, he met and married his wife, Skye Winslow. In 1984, Donaldson left KBMT and signed-on with KFOR-TV (then KTVY) in Oklahoma City as a reporter. His wife, Skye, who was also in the broadcast industry, worked as a co-host of the popular entertainment show, PM Magazine. For years Bob and Skye would move from state to state as each one grew in their career. When Skye landed a job at KUTV in Salt Lake City, Bob left KFOR and joined her, working as a news reporter at KUTV. After two years at the NBC affiliate, Bob and Skye were offered positions back in Oklahoma City, once again with KFOR. Now the parents of a one-year-old daughter, Laura, Skye eventually left the business and Bob landed a job as the main news anchor at KARK in Little Rock, Arkansas. Donaldson made his final career move to WXIN-TV in Indianapolis in 1991 - anchoring the popular and much celebrated 10PM newscast (originally called Nightcast). As WXIN expanded its newscasts, Donaldson developed a larger role in the newsroom and eventually landed a role as the station's Managing Editor. On January 1, 2015, Donaldson started co-anchoring the early and late evening newscasts on sister station WTTV, which had just switched its affiliation from The CW to CBS. The newscasts broadcast at 5 pm, 6 pm, and 11 pm, and team Donaldson with former WISH-TV news anchor Debby Knox. Donaldson continues to team with Fanchon Stinger on WXIN's signature 10 p.m. newscast.[2]

Donaldson is an Emmy Award winning journalist and is very active in the community.

Personal[edit]

Donaldson is married to Dr. Skye Winslow. A former news anchor and entertainment co-host, Winslow is a Doctor of Naturopathy, certified Raw Food Chef, Fitness Trainer and Nutritionist. Bob and Skye have three children. Daughter, Laura, is a graduate of Ball State University. Laura, a former television reporter, earned two Emmy Awards and three Telly Awards. Sarah, their second child, also attended Ball State University and works as an actress in New York City. Their son, Drew, attends IUPUI.

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