Bo Holmström

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Bo Holmström
Bo Holmström 2006.jpg
Bo Holmström reports during the Reinfeldt Cabinet taking office in October 2006.
Born(1938-10-18)18 October 1938
Died13 October 2017(2017-10-13) (aged 78)
NationalitySwedish
Occupationjournalist

Bo Erik Holmström, (18 October 1938 – 13 October 2017) was a Swedish journalist, reporter and author. He worked as a reporter both for SVT and TV4. He was the Swedish reporter covering the Norrmalmstorg robbery in 1973 and the West German Embassy siege in 1975.[1]

In 2007 he was awarded the Stora journalistpriset for his journalism work. [2] In 2015 he was awarded an honorary Kristallen at the Kristallen awards. [3]

In 2016, gangrene in his leg led to its amputation. He spent his last year at a nursing home in Vagnhärad and died on 13 October 2017.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Bo Holmström tackar för sig Svenska Dagbladet Retrieved 13 October 2017
  2. "Stora Journalistpriset". www.storajournalistpriset.se.
  3. "Bo Holmström prisad på Kristallengalan - Journalisten". www.journalisten.se.
  4. Bo Holmström död Svenska Dagbladet Retrieved 13 October 2017