Bruce Johnson, a former WUSA 9 news anchor and reporter, passed away of an apparent heart failure Sunday morning in Delaware.
He is survived by his wife, Lori Smith Johnson, three children — Brandon, Kurshanna and Carolyn — and three grandsons.
Here’s what we know about his wife, Lori Johnson .
Who is Bruce Johnson wife, Lori Smith Johnson?
The name of the wife of Bruce Johnson, a prolific news anchor, is Lori Smith Johnson.
Lori Smith-Johnson is a highly skilled and experienced manager with over 30 years in the Broadcast Media Industry.
Her skills include leadership and delegation, career counseling, directing LIVE newscasts and various on air productions, trouble-shooting & problem solving, scheduling & workflow management, procuring resources & staff, organization and multi-tasking, budgeting, hiring, training and mentoring.
Her Facebook profile states that she attended Woodrow Wilson High School (Washington, D.C.) for high school and Howard University for her undergraduate education from 1977 to 1981.
Lori Smith Johnson Announce The Demise of Her Husband
Lori shared the news of her husband’s death on her Facebook page on Sunday, requesting that people respect the family’s privacy during this difficult time.
Bruce Johnson’s Family & Children
Bruce has three children and three grandsons in the family.
The name of his children is Brandon, Kurshanna, and Carolyn.
He shared one daughter with Lori and one stepson and stepdaughter.
His son, Brandon, recently got married in 2018. All of his children are engaged in their respective occupations.
Bruce Johnson Profile
Bruce Johnson was a local newscaster who started working at Channel 9 on March 16, 1976 when he was 25 years old.
Johnson was honored by many organizations as part of his journalism and volunteer work in the District of Columbia and surrounding areas
Bruce Johnson was a book author as well. He recently had a new book published on February 8, 2022, titled Surviving Deep Waters.
According to his Twitter account, he was scheduled to speak about his book on Wednesday at the DC Public Library.
Photos of the couple together