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Aisha Mbowe joined the FOX 61 news team in March of 2018 as a reporter.

Prior to Hartford, Aisha spent two years at WCTI 12 in eastern North Carolina. There she started as a Reporter/MMJ at the station’s Greenville bureau before moving to the morning show as a Breaking News Anchor and Reporter. While at WCTI 12 Aisha reported on the historic flooding after Hurricane Matthew and the case of a missing three year old girl that made national headlines.

Aisha started her career in Hasting Nebraska as a video journalist. She is a proud graduate of the University of Maryland College Park where she studied Broadcast Journalism. While in school she completed multiple internships and was a part of the award winning program Capital News Service.

Aisha is a Maryland native. She grew up just minutes outside of our nation’s capital in Silver Spring. She is happy to continue living out her dreams and call Connecticut home.
When she is not reporting you can find her exploring different restaurants and catching up on the tons of TV shows

Recent Articles
  • East Hampton student turns mean comments into teachable moment

    EAST HAMPTON —  A local elementary school student is turning a mean comment about his brother into a teaching moment for his classmates. Logan Supinski is a third grader at Memorial Elementary in  East Hampton. He used a class presentation as  a chance to teach his classmates about his brother’s Cochlear Implants. “It happened when the kid made fun of my brother,” Logan Supinski said. His brother William was born with hearing loss and wears a surgically implanted electronic hearing […]

  • New Britain group holds race to benefit mental health and recovery

    NEW BRITAIN — The Community Mental Health Affiliates is gearing up to host its 4th Annual Run for Recovery Race in New Britain. Proceeds from the race will go towards mental health and addiction recovery care for children, adults and families in the community. “One in four people will experience a mental health issue in their lifetime and as far the addiction I mean it’s all over the news almost a thousand people died from overdose last year,” Communications Manager […]

  • Hamden mother allegedly killed by son was brutally beaten, burned in backyard

    HAMDEN —  Police arrested a man in connection with his mother’s death in Hamden. 34-year-old Kyle Tucker went before a judge Monday where he is charged with murdering his mother, Donna Tucker at their Hamden home on Broadway Street on Friday. Court documents obtained by FOX61 reveal the grizzly circumstances. After originally fabricating a story, Tucker admitted to the killing. “Something happened,” said Tucker during police interrogation. “God got into my body and walked me downstairs with my baseball bat and […]

  • Thousands participate in the Amica Iron Horse Half Marathon in Simsbury

    SIMSBURY — Nearly 2,000 people hit the pavement Sunday morning for this year’s Amica Iron Horse race in Simsbury. Among the crowd was a West Hartford mother raising awareness for the lost of job opportunities and services when people with disabilities age out of the system. Susan Johnson along with her family recently launched the Be Thoughtful movement which focusing on bringing awareness to and helping provide guidance for people who aged of out disabilities services. “70 percent of the […]

  • Daytrippers: Hitting the trail

    Whether you are looking for high or low lands or smooth or difficult terrain –you can head outside this weekend for national trails day. As the sun rises over the Nutmeg State each morning —the views of its natural beauty become crystal clear. And if you take a close listen, you’ll hear the sounds of nature along with it. It’s why those who walk the many trails around state say they can’t get enough. Whether you are looking to take […]

  • Naval Submarine Base New London hosts Navy Exchange grand opening

    NEW LONDON — The Naval Submarine Base New London hosted a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Navy Exchange on Thursday. Shoppers were welcomed to experience the new and improved store. “We shop a lot for clothing, the kids clothing, household goods, they always have better prices than out in the town,” Shannon Kelly said. The expansion of the NEX offers a brand new food court, a brand new escalator, and an extensive first floor retail collection. […]

  • Protests in New London prior to Coast Guard Academy Graduation

    NEW LONDON — About two dozen people gathered neared the Coast Guard Academy Commencement on Wednesday with signs to protest. Crowd members said they were there to voice their opposition to Vice President Mike Pence and the rest of the current administration. “We are certainly not here to welcome Pence,” Colleen Shaddox said. While those in the crowd said they all come from different walks of life, what unites them are the issues they care about. “I really feel like […]

  • Gas prices expected to increase Memorial Day weekend

    CONNECTICUT — Gas prices are expected to be the highest this Memorial Day weekend since 2014. According to AAA, people in Connecticut are paying an average of $3.12 at the pump, 25 cents more than last month and 67 cents more than last year. “This was actually the cheapest one so $2.99, from Danbury it’s like $3.11 and $3.20,” driver Leslie Acevado said. Close to two million people are expected to hit the road this weekend with 90 percent of […]

  • Walk day in West Hartford provides students with a chance to explore careers opportunities

    WEST HARTFORD —  The Fifth Annual JA Career Walk day in West Hartford gave area high school students a chance to explore careers opportunities right in their own region. The event was created by BlumShapiro, PBI Financial Group and Junior Achievement of Southwest New England. The idea is to prepare students for choosing a potential career by gaining a better understanding of job opportunities in their own community. “We can have the kids experience what it’s like to work in […]

  • Wallingford community comes together to help cleanup historic site

    WALLINGFORD — Community members all around the state are coming together to help each other clean up from Tuesday’s storm damage. On Sunday Wallingford community members came out to help clean up a historic site. “The Cheshire, Wallingford Hamden area got especially hard hit as you know they designated some as tornado,” Cheshire resident Richard Straub said. The Silver Museum sits on South main street. I was built by Franklin Johnson in 1866, making it one of the oldest in […]