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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
  • Winds knock down trees across the state

    BRISTOL – The wind caused several problems across the state, keeping tree removal crews busy. A large pine tree toppled onto a house on Burlington Avenue, Wednesday. Neighbor Jamie Perchiano was walking his dog Moxie on the sidewalk when he watched the tree fall, just missing the two of them. “It was a scary moment,” he said. “You turn around and here’s this fierce pine tree coming down at you.” He said he heard the tree snap and he turned […]

  • State Police: Body of baby found in bag at Harwinton reservoir

    HARWINTON — State police are investigating after a baby was found in a bag at a Harwinton reservoir. Police said they were called around 10:40 a.m. after the body was found in Bristol Reservoir #4. That’s located on Route 72 and Route 4 in Harwinton. State Police dive teams are conducting a search for possible evidence. A reservoir worker found the baby. The City of Bristol Water Department maintains the reservoir, state police said. Harwinton First Selectman Michael Criss said […]

  • Hartford PD urge people to use ‘Safe Lot’ for online transactions

    HARTFORD —  In the light of eight current investigations of people being robbed and assaulted due to face-to-face online transactions, police urge people to use the “Safe Lot” parking lot for online purchases. The Hartford Police Department Major Crimes Division said over the past several months, they have been investigating several social media related armed robberies and carjacking’s within Hartford. Police said, in those cases, victims agreed to meet at a certain location and complete a transaction from the online […]

  • West Hartford community lends helping hand to elderly woman stuck in snow

    WEST HARTFORD – The brutal blizzard hit homes hard and many people spent the day shoveling out their driveways but there were many others who couldn’t get themselves out. Karen Power said she watched her elderly neighbor try to shovel out her walkway Wednesday, and it brought her to tears. The woman was holding her walker in one hand and her shovel in another. “I mean. I feel the pain inside, I just don’t know what to do I really […]

  • Waterbury residents deal with snowstorm aftermath

    WATERBURY — As snow fell most of the day, and a driving ban was in place, it wasn’t holding residents from finding unique ways to get out. 31-year Waterbury resident John Kelliher, said he wanted to help his friend shovel out his driveway so he walked. “It’s about 40 minutes or so but what are friends for?” he said. “He owes me big, trust me.” Kelliher said this storm, while intense, still doesn’t compare to the 2013 blizzard. “As far as […]

  • Family and community activists demand answers from Waterbury Police after shooting

    WATERBURY – Four days after a police involved shooting in Waterbury, community members met outside the police department to demand answers. Organized by the group “People Against Police Brutality,” about two dozen people gathered to speak out against Thursday’s incident. Around 4 p.m., Thursday, police said they attempted to stop a stolen vehicle at the intersection of Wood Street and Orange Street when driver, 18-year-old Ra’Shamel Rogers, attempted to flee the scene. Police said Rogers hit a police car, telephone pole, […]

  • Meriden Humane Society proposing a longer lease as it improves conditions

    MERIDEN – The Meriden Humane Society is taking steps, one paw at a time, to improve their relationship with the city, hoping to stay longer in the city-owned building. In October, the group was told it had four months to vacate the Murdock Avenue property. City officials said the group overstayed its lease which expired in 2015. This came after a series of controversies including the arrest of its director Marlena DiBianco for forging paperwork. Since, the Meriden Humane Society […]

  • State police ID teen shot by officer, accused of striking cruiser and police after stealing car in Waterbury

    WATERBURY — Connecticut State Police are investigating a police-involved shooting that happened in Waterbury Thursday afternoon and have identified the teen involved. Around 4 p.m. Waterbury officers tried to stop a stolen car at the intersection of Wood Street and Orange Street, according to state police. The driver, Rashamel Rogers, 18, tried to drive off and struck a Waterbury cruiser, telephone pole, and a Waterbury officer who got out of his cruiser. The officer shot at Rogers, hitting him twice and bringing […]

  • Suspect, 2 officers taken to hospital after shooting in Waterbury

    WATERBURY — Connecticut State Police assisted Waterbury Police after a suspect was involved in a shooting with an officer. Around 4 p.m., Thursday, Waterbury Police said an officer was involved in a shooting with a suspect at the intersection of Wood Street and Orange Street. Police said the suspect was transported to a local hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound and is listed in stable condition. Police said two officers were also taken to the hospital due to injuries, but the officers injuries were […]

  • Mansfield residents sound off about UConn students off-campus parties

    MANSFIELD — An incident involving the death of a UConn student after an off-campus party is fueling neighbors to push for change. Mansfield resident, Rebecca Shafer, showed up to the court hearing for University of Connecticut students facing alcohol-related charges connected to the death of student Jeffny Pally who was run over by a campus fire department vehicle. Shafer wanted to see if any representatives from UConn or the town of Mansfield would be there. She said she’s lived in the town her entire life […]