LeGoff, Jacques – ‘Jac’

LeGoff, Jacques – ‘Jac’


Jac LeGoff

Jacques LeGoff – ‘Jac’

WDIV: Editorial Driector, News Anchor.

WXYZ: Deceased. TV news anchor, 1975-1983.

WJBK: Anchor

Former WXYZ-TV anchorman Jac LeGoff dies at 87

Jac attended Northwestern University before enlisting in the Navy during WWII. He finished school at Columbia College in Chicago after the war. Jac worked in radio and television broadcasting since 1948, serving as production manager at the NBC affiliate in Youngstown, Ohio before coming to Detroit in 1953. He worked as television news anchor and news director at WJBK-TV (channel 2) in Detroit for 30 years, then as news anchor at WXYZ-TV (channel 7) for 10 years. He was also the editorial director and news anchor at WDIV-TV (channel 4) for ten years before retiring in 1990. He was a former member of east side Kiwanis Club and a former board member of Sacred heart Rehabilitation Center in Detroit. Current member of the National Academy of Radio and Television Arts and Sciences. Husband of Marguerite for 42 years and a blended family of seven children and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.


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