Wednesday, 17 January, 2018

Longtime Atlanta news anchor hospitalized

Colleagues described her as a “kind person who did her best every day.” Twitter
Wallace Pearson | 29 December, 2017, 01:10

Veteran Atlanta TV grapple Amanda Davis dead subsequent to affliction an enormous stroke on Tuesday night, her manager, Atlanta-based CBS 46, detailed.

Davis suffered a sudden stroke while waiting to board a flight to her stepfather's funeral in Texas on Wednesday.

The Emmy-winning journalist was known for her work for Atlanta's Fox affiliate WAGA-TV, where she worked for 26 years.

We want to send our thoughts and prayers to Amanda, her family and the entire CBS46 team.

She was rushed to a hospital and treated, but it proved to be too late.

Davis was at the airport because she was "headed to San Antonio following the death of her father, when the medical episode happened", according to 9News.

AJC reported Davis posting on Twitter last week that her "pops" had died and his funeral was on Wednesday.

They said: 'Her family is asking for privacy at this hard time.

She does leave behind a daughter.

Davis had been a presence on Atlanta TV news for more than 25 years.

Davis gave an interview detailing her battle with alcoholism in a 2016 interview with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Davis had also shared a Facebook post about celebrating Christmas after losing a loved one.

As news of Davis' death spread, people offered tributes on Twitter. The anchor struggled with alcoholism while in the public eye, finding herself in a auto crash and being arrested for a DUI.

- CHAN (@_ulove_chan) May 19, 2016Amanda Davis CBS46 anchor comes clean about her alcoholic addiction.

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