Former Detroit Anchor Jac LeGoff Dies

By Andrew Gauthier 

Detroit Free Press

Jac LeGoff, the calm, straight-shooting TV anchor who worked at four Detroit-area stations in a five-decade career, died Sunday in Novi. He was 87.

LeGoff was one of the first big names in the Detroit TV news market. Frequently teamed with John Kelly, LeGoff became a trusted news reader and ratings grabber on WJBK-TV (Channel 2) and WXYZ-TV (Channel 7) in the ’60s and ’70s.


“Jac was pretty much a straight-ahead guy,” said Kelly, 82, who is now retired. More…