Amanda Davis, legendary news anchor, dead after suffering a stroke

via @AmandaDavis Facebook (CBS 46)

Amanda Davis has died after suffering a massive stroke. According to reports by CBS 46, Davis was at the Atlanta airport when she suffered the stroke.

Davis was on her way to San Antonio, Texas to attend her father’s funeral. While waiting for the flight, she suffered the stroke and was rushed to the hospital. She would die within hours.

Davis was a legend in the field of journalism in Atlanta. After graduating from Clark Atlanta University, Davis became an anchor at several local Atlanta stations and served for over 26 years. She was an anchor for CBS 46 and often anchored the morning and midday news.

In Davis’ last tweet on Dec. 20, she thanked her friend Debbie Turman for sending flowers after the death of her father.

A.R. Shaw
A.R. Shaw

A.R. Shaw is an author and journalist who documents culture, politics, and entertainment. He has covered The Obama White House, the summer Olympics in London, and currently serves as Lifestyle Editor for Rolling Out magazine. Follow his journey on Twitter @arshaw and Instagram @arshaw23.

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