A lifelong aviation enthusiast, Curt came to AIN from the broadcast industry where he was a former national science and technology television reporter and producer. He currently writes on the FBO industry, aviation finance, the environment and aviation accidents, and is an occasional contributor to AIN’s sister publication Business Jet Traveler. Curt's experience includes a stint with Consumer Reports’ television division CRTV, and he has also worked for several local television news staffs before joining AIN in 2007. An honors graduate of the State University of New York at Stony Brook, he earned a Master’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism from Boston University in 1995. Curt was a member of the AINtv reporting staff that won the 2008 Aerospace Journalist of the Year award for “Best Airshow Daily.” That same year he was also a finalist for another AJOYA award.He was honored with the National Air Transportation Association's 2012 Aviation Journalist Award. Curt lives in New York State with his wife and two young sons.