Dave Briggs (journalist)

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Dave Briggs
Born (1976-10-11) October 11, 1976 (age 40)
Occupation Co-host of Early Start

Dave Briggs (born October 11, 1976) is a co-host at CNN Early Start with Christine Romans, which debuted Thursday, February 23, 2017. He formerly was with NBC & NBCSN serving as studio host for the 2016 Rio Olympics tennis coverage, NHL playoffs, NASCAR & fantasy football. He's also the former co-host of the Fox News Channel weekend morning show Fox & Friends Weekend, along with Alisyn Camerota and Clayton Morris. During the December 22, 2012 broadcast of the show, Briggs announced that he was leaving Fox and Friends Weekend at the end of 2012.

Briggs graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1999, with a degree in Broadcast News. From 2002 to 2004, he was the weekend sports anchor at KOKI-TV Fox 23 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, following which he was a reporter and sports anchor at WHDH (TV), Channel 7, an NBC affiliate in Boston, Massachusetts[1] from 2004 to 2008. He also served as a host and a reporter for Comcast SportsNet New England. In 2008, he joined the Fox News Channel, as co-anchor of Fox and Friends Weekend, alongside Ainsley Earhardt and Clayton Morris. Briggs has occasionally hosted Fox News Channel's webshow Strategy Room.

In January 2013, Briggs began co-hosting a daily sports and pop culture show for NBCSN called The Crossover with Beadle and Briggs.[2] In May 2013, the show was rebranded as The Crossover with Michelle Beadle, with Beadle as the sole host, and four months later the show was cancelled and Beadle returned to ESPN. Briggs and Carolyn Manno host "SportsDash" weekdays at noon on NBCSN, co-produced by Yahoo Sports with live viewer feedback onscreen.[3]

On February 23, 2017, Briggs began co-hosting CNN's Early Start.


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