Most well known for his decade-long career as Detroit's WJBK weekend news anchor, he is also notable for hosting the WJLB talk program That's What's Up. Also a politician, he was the first openly gay president of the Detroit City Council.
He began his career at WJBK in the late 1990s.
In 2013, amidst allegations that he had had an inappropriate relationship with a seventeen-year-old boy, Pugh was removed from the Detroit City Council. Later that year, it was determined that no charges would be filed in the case.
He was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan.
He and Sharon Dahlonega Bush are both well known African-American anchors for television programs in Detroit, Michigan.