Bill Adams was born and raised in Sudbury, Ontario.
Bill graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Arts degree in radio and television from Ryerson University.
As a news anchor, Bill's first radio job was in Parry Sound at CFBQ (now CKLP FM) between 1980 and 81. He was next in Cambridge. His third stop was Sudbury at CKSO and CIGM FM. From Sudbury, he made his way to London.
Today Bill works as a freelance journalist and broadcaster.
Bill Adams' news career afforded him countless opportunities to cover every kind of news story from municipal governments and school boards to sports and breaking news. He has interviewed thousands of people from Premiers and mayors to toddlers and protesters.
Adams contributed to the award-winning radio news coverage of a mining accident near Sudbury in 1984 and of a tornado near London in 1990.
Bill Adams is credited with compiling the richly illustrated book, "Of Heroes, Helmets and Hoses". It traces the London Fire Department from the bucket-carrying volunteer brigades to a modern operation that costs that city $31 million a year to operate with a staff of 400.
Bill and his wife, Paula, and their children, three girls and one boy, reside in London. (In photo, Bill, Paula and Sam)