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Briggs, Curtis D.

Curt Briggs

TV engineering. One of WXYZ-TV expert and professional videographers.  Curt was an amazing individual always there to capture the breaking news.

Curt was also one of those unique individuals that was always willing to teach and help the novice folks on the team.

Not only was he an expert shooter, but he was a great asset the the "family" of WXYZ-TV.

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WXYZ Staff Ski Trip to Lower Northern Michigan

One of the many staff outings that the staff of WXYZ went on during the 1970s and 1980s.  There was a strong sense of "family" and cooperation as they not only worked together, but played together.

WXYZ Ski Trip
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Curt Briggs on Assignment

Just another day on assignment at WXYZ-TV, Southfield, Michigan.  In the 1990s, the amount of equipment that crews need to "drag" around was staggering.  More recent equipment is much small and lighter.  Curt Briggs takes in stride another day shooting. Circa March 1994.

Curt Briggs
Curt Briggs - Photo by ????? - Original image in the Terry Pochert collection.


Curt Briggs and Jerry Terrian

Curt Briggs and Jerry Terrian
Curt Briggs and Jerry Terrian preparing for a day on the road. - 1988 Archive Photo


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