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Jenna DeAngelis is an evening news reporter at FOX 61. She comes to Hartford after more than two years at the NBC Affiliate in sunny Myrtle Beach, S.C.

At WMBF News, Jenna was a video journalist where she would pitch, shoot, write, edit and report her own stories. On top of news, Jenna was a traffic reporter, fill-in anchor and investigative reporter. She dug into an investigation of a Horry County Detective who improperly handled 88 cases, leaving more than 120 victims, without justice. Jenna also worked tirelessly through the 2015 South Carolina Flood, and covered several presidential candidate visits including Donald Trump, Marco Rubio and Bernie Sanders.

Jenna’s news journey began at KYW, in Philadelphia, PA, where she worked on the assignment desk, covering national stories, like the Penn State sex abuse scandal.

She is a graduate of the University of Delaware where she studied T.V. Production and Broadcasting/Journalism. As a student, she completed five internships including News 12 Long Island, Fox 29 and KYW in Philadelphia.

Jenna grew up in Long Island, N.Y., where her family still resides. She is ecstatic to have a new home in Connecticut.


Recent Articles
  • High school students open up pop-up restaurant

    WALLINGFORD – A new restaurant is cooking up in Wallingford, giving students a taste of the real world. Culinary students at Lyman Hall High School are running a two day pop-up Asian inspired restaurant on Center Street. The entire event from planning to cooking is done by students from the school’s Hospitality and Culinary Management class. The class is the most advanced of Lyman Hall’s culinary program. The idea is that customers can come in, pick the ingredients they want […]

  • Residents won’t get to vote on East Windsor casino

    EAST WINDSOR — The town of East Windsor held a public town meeting Thursday night and members of the community voted against an ordinance which would have lead to a referendum  on the building of a new casino coming to town. In the final tally, 198 rejected the ordinance and 112 voted to accept, which means the plan will move forward without residents being able to vote on it. The town’s Board of Selectmen already approved the casino in February, but it doesn’t […]

  • Residents won’t get to vote on East Windsor casino

    EAST WINDSOR — The town of East Windsor held a public town meeting Thursday night and members of the community voted against an ordinance which would have lead to a referendum  on the building of a new casino coming to town. In the final tally, 198 rejected the ordinance and 112 voted to accept, which means the plan will move forward without residents being able to vote on it. The town’s Board of Selectmen already approved the casino in February, but it doesn’t […]

  • Educators, students speaking out about Netflix series ’13 Reasons Why’

    ESSEX – The new Netflix show, “13 Reasons Why,” has many people giving reasons why they support or are against the series. The new drama, adapted from a book, is the story behind a high schoolers decision to take her own life, leaving behind audio tapes to explain why. Since its release at the end of March, it has generated mixed reviews, some saying it shines a light to the signs of suicide, others saying it sensationalizes it. Many educators, […]

  • Manchester neighborhood must seek new way to receive mail following dog biting incident

    MANCHESTER —  Several customers were notified that their mail will only be delivered to postal boxes accessible from a truck, after another postal worker was attacked by a dog in Manchester. USPS spokeswoman Christine Dugas said the postal worker who was attacked, required medical treatment following the incident. Dugas said this is the third attack on postal employees from home on 95 Campfield Road. As a result, Dugas said 12 customers have been told that their mail will only be delivered to postal […]

  • US News High School Rankings: Connecticut scores 4th best

    HARTFORD — In the 2017 U.S. News Best High Schools report, Connecticut High Schools ranked fourth best in the nation. Amistad Academy in New Haven, ranked 20th best high school overall in the nation and first in the state of Connecticut. According to the report, the participation rate at Amistad is 100 percent and the student body makeup is 49 percent male and 51 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 98 percent. Also in the national high school […]

  • Two Connecticut students get accepted to a list of Ivy League schools

    AVON — It’s that time of year when students decide where they’re going to go to college and two teens in Connecticut are picking from a stack of Ivy League Schools. Mckynzie Romer of Avon got into seven Ivy League Schools: Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Yale, Columbia, UPenn and Princeton. She also got into Stanford, Johns Hopkins, Georgetown, McGill, and Tufts. Romer got offered a Nutmeg Scholarship to UConn and a full ride to Fordham University. She currently attends Choate Rosemary Hall […]

  • Plainville boy trademarks word ‘Awesomautism’ to raise awareness

    PLAINVILLE – An 11-year-old boy is changing the way we think about Autism by trademarking the word, “Awesomautism.” Matthew Blake was diagnosed with Asperger’s at 4-years-old and was told he was on the autism spectrum. The day of his diagnosis, he went home and told his grandmother, “I have Awesomautism.” “I had tears in my eyes and we were like that’s the most amazing word we ever heard and from that point on we never corrected him we always said […]

  • 2 killed in plane crash near Skylark Airport in East Windsor

    EAST WINDSOR — Two people were killed in a plane crash near Skylark Airport Tuesday evening. Fire officials from Broad Brook confirmed that both died in the crash. Det. Sgt. Matthew Carl said the plane came down in the woods near the airport. There was no fire at the crash scene about 1,000 feet off Rolocut Rd. The Federal Aviation Administration says the aircraft crashed in the woods shortly after taking off from privately-owned airport. It happened around 6:45 p.m. Tuesday. […]

  • Lawmakers debate return of tolls to Connecticut’s highways

    HARTFORD – Toll talk is back at the State Capitol. Some lawmakers say it will drive billions into the state over the next two decades and others want to put the brakes on the idea. At a hearing, Monday, the proposal to bring electronic tolls to Connecticut highways was discussed, with public comment both for and against it. State accountants said the way Connecticut funds transportation will no longer be sustainable in the next four years and a new revenue […]