Curt has been with WGNO since the station's first newscast as an ABC affiliate in 1996. Over the years, he's held down many jobs.  Currently, Curt works as a weekday reporter and anchor for WGNO News at 10.
Curt has been in the television news industry for more than 25 years.  He's also covered some of the biggest national stories during that time including the Luby's Cafeteria massacre in Killeen, TX, Branch Davidian standoff in Waco, and Oklahoma City bombing. Curt was also the first television reporter in New Orleans to report from the 9-11 attack in New York.  He's covered the highs and lows in New Orleans from standing on the field as the Saints celebrated the team's Super Bowl victory in Miami to anchoring the station's coverage as Hurricane Katrina approached. 
Curt is an Emmy Award winning reporter who has also been named the Louisiana Associated Press reporter of the year on three occasions. He's also won top honors from the New Orleans Press Club and numerous first place awards for his work from both organizations.
Curt grew up in Arlington, TX, and graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington.  His travels as a journalist have also taken him to jobs in Oklahoma, Nebraska and Iowa.
Curt is married to his wife, Elizabeth, who is the deputy director of the area's only non-profit, full service veterinary clinic.  They have two children, Ella and Braden.  When he's not working, Curt enjoys traveling with his wife, getting into mischievous situations with his son, and generally embarrassing his daughter with his nerdy gadgets and horrible dance moves.
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