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Sandra McNeill

sandramcneill Sandra McNeillA native Detroiter and University of Michigan graduate, I got a break early in my career in Detroit radio as the “Sky Spy” at a Detroit News Talk Station. I  went on to spend several years as a reporter and writer, then bureau chief for the Detroit office of a national news wire service.

You can currently find me at the assignment desk each day producing WWJ’s midday news coverage anchored by Greg Bowman.  I’m responsible for directing what gets covered on any given day and setting up live  interviews for in-depth coverage.You may sometimes hear me on the air and from time to time, reporting during morning drive.

Phil Mitchell and his wife, Joan, retired to Detroit. (credit: Sandra McNeil/WW)

Would You Retire To Detroit? Couple Loves Living At The Book Cadillac

“We just got tired of being isolated from people … So that’s when we got the idea to move downtown.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2014

(credit: Sandra McNeil/WWJ)

Too Darn Hot? Here’s How To Make Your Own Air Conditioner

Daniel Fabrizio of Warren used items he already had around his home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/22/2014

Sadie Bell (Booking photo)

Woman Convicted Of Shooting Lover Over Poor Sex Performance Granted Bond

Oakland County prosecutors are fighting the release of a 58-year-old Southfield woman in bizarre shooting case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/17/2014

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Smart Phone App Will Provide Detroit Voters With Access To Absentee Ballot

It’s a new way to get an absentee ballot for the August primary in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2014

Police investigate after a 2-year-old girl was killed, and two others wounded in a shooting at a public housing complex in Inkster. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Point-Blank Murder Of 2-Year-Old Violates ‘Rules Of The Street,’ Says Chief Of Psychiatry

Dr. Shiner says that an estimated one to two percent of the population has no empathy for others and they are capable of anything.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/06/2014

Kirk Gibson #23 of the Detroit Tigers stands at the plate during the game against the Chicago White Sox at the New Comiskey Park on June 4, 1995 in Chicago, Illinois. The Tigers defeated the White Sox 8-5. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Back To The Future With World Series Winning Tiger Team Of 1984

It’s a special tribute at the ballpark to the last Detroit Tiger team to win the World Series two decades ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/30/2014

Baltimore Orioles v Detroit Tigers

‘Tongue In Cheek’ Brad Ausmus ‘Wife Beater’ Now Available

First a slip of the tongue — now a t-shirt.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2014

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Greenfield Village Center Of Filming For New Web TV Show

They are a mission to document Americana and prove that the American Dream is not dead …

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/19/2014

COLUMBUS, OH - SEPTEMBER 10: Kyle Beckerman #5 of the United States Men's National Team in action against Mexico at Columbus Crew Stadium on September 10, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio.

World Cup Soccer Fans Logging Screen Time, Cheering On Team USA

The world has been going crazy this week for the World Cup and some local fans are putting in a lot of time watching the games, too.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/18/2014

A Detroit police officer and her husband shot to death in their home on Kinloch Street in Redford Township in what police are calling a possible murder/ suicide. (WWJ/Sandra McNeill)

Detroit Police Officer Killed In Apparent Murder-Suicide

Detroit police have lost one of their own.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/12/2014

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