Brent Ashcroft

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Brent Ashcroft
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This is Brent's second tour of duty with WZZM 13.  He was hired back in 1992 as a production assistant.  A few months later, he took his skills to the WZZM newsroom where he served as a news photographer for the next two years.  In 1995, Brent transitioned to sports, and soon began doing reports, and eventually elevated to sports anchoring. 

Brent left WZZM in the fall of 1998 to become Sports Director at Fox 17 WXMI in Grand Rapids.  He held that position for ten years.  During that decade, Brent covered many major sporting events: Red Wings in the Stanley Cup Finals three times, Pistons in the NBA Finals twice, 2005 MLB All-Star Game in Detroit, 2006 World Series, Super Bowl 40 in Detroit, Ryder Cup and the Daytona 500 in both 2007 & 2008.

During his return to WZZM, Brent has won numerous awards, including five Michigan Emmy awards and two regional Edward R, Murrow award.

He has received seven Michigan Emmy nominations.

Brent has been a part of the West Michigan television media scene for more than two decades.  He lives in Ada with his wife, Lori, daughter, Sydney and son Brady.

You can follow Brent on Facebook.

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