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Jenna DeAngelis is an evening news reporter at FOX61. 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 Broadcast 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
  • New Britain Bees work to give access to all

    NEW BRITAIN – A young man is making his field of dreams a reality by using sports to enhance the lives of individuals with disabilities. Bryce Weiler is the co-founder of, “The Beautiful Lives Project,” a non-profit organization that works with sports teams to improve stadium accessibility and experiences for disabled fans. The 26-year-old is behind the “Field of Dreams,” program which provides these fans the opportunity to play on the field with players. “It’s a good way for these […]

  • Dozens rally against hate and violence in Waterbury

    WATERBURY — After violence broke out in Virginia, community members gathered in Waterbury for a solidarity rally. The Council on American Islamic Relations was behind the rally which drew in about 100 people to Library Park. “I don’t care if you belong to the Democratic party, the Republican party, the Independent party, your race, religion, color,” Fahd Syed with the Council on American Islamic Relations said. “We’re all American, lets come together.” Other local groups spoke at the event including […]

  • Police release 911 tapes of plane crash that killed 1, injured 2 on Sherman/New Milford line

    SHERMAN — A multi-town response has been called to a deadly plane crash on the New Milford/Sherman Line that happened before 10 a.m. at Candlelight Farms Airport. New Milford police said a student pilot, a juvenile female, was trapped in the plane and was critically injured. Police said she was extricated from the plane and taken to Hartford Hospital. Police said the co-pilot, a flight instructor employed by Arrow Aviation; Anthony J. Morasco, was killed in the crash. The third victim, […]

  • WorkinCT: New construction project aims to brings hundreds of jobs to Hartford

    HARTFORD – A new construction project is bringing hundreds of jobs to Hartford as part of a revitalization effort of the city’s north end. The former Swift Factory, on Love Lane, is being transformed into the “Swift Community Food and Business Development Center.” The nonprofit group that owns the property, Community Solutions International, was awarded a $2.8 million grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration, Wednesday. Community Solutions plans to turn the 65,000 square-foot former gold leafing factory into a […]

  • Fans disappointed to see baseball leave Bridgeport

    BRIDGEPORT — The Bluefish will be moving out of the Harbor Yard baseball stadium in downtown Bridgeport, and concerts will be moving in. Mayor Joe Ganim plans to announce Thursday that Live Nation has been selected to create an amphitheater on the property, along with local owner of SportsCenter of Connecticut, Howard Saffan. “This is a great boutique Ampitheatre for Bridgeport. We are looking forward to bringing great artists to Bridgeport,” said concert promoter Jim Koplik. The city went through […]

  • State parks to close for the season after Labor Day

    MADISON – Fall camping at Connecticut state parks will be a thing of the past. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said fall camping has been cut at state parks due to the budget. According to a DEEP Spokesperson, state park summer season has always been Memorial Day through Labor Day, fall camping existed for few parks, but now Labor day is when camping season will end at all parks. According to the Department’s website, of the 14 state parks and forests that […]

  • New Britain Bees biggest fan gets recognized on 90th birthday

    NEW BRITAIN – The buzz is all around one of the New Britain Bees biggest fans after he was honored in a big way on his birthday. Al Nelson was recognized at Thursday’s game with a proclamation from the city. August 3rd is now declared, “Al Nelson Day,” in New Britain. “I’m just so glad that I’m here and they’re doing this for me I’m totally amazed I can’t believe it,” Nelson said. “It’s wonderful.” After being given a New […]

  • Manchester Police among agencies cracking down on distracted driving

    MANCHESTER – Police across Connecticut are making sure drivers pay the price if they use their cell phones while driving. Connecticut State Police and Manchester Police are two of many departments in the state taking part in the campaign, “U Drive. U Text. U Pay,” a crackdown on distracted driving. Police will be out in full force looking for drivers talking, texting, or even holding their cell phones while driving. Manchester Police said they have an officer undercover looking for […]

  • East Hartford Police among thousands of communities celebrating National Night Out

    EAST HARTFORD — A campaign which spans the country, National Night Out, was celebrated in more than two dozen Connecticut communities. The nationwide community-building campaign is designed to bring police and community members together under positive circumstances to promote neighborhood camaraderie. The East Hartford Police Department held its first National Night Out, Tuesday. More than 16-thousand communities across the nation held similar events. “More often than not we meet people in an emergency setting,” East Hartford Police Lt. Joshua Litwin said. “ We need that […]

  • First on Fox: Hartford police recover 16 stolen cars in day-long crackdown

    HARTFORD – Hartford Police are cracking down on auto theft, a growing problem across Connecticut. Hartford Police Major Crimes Division recovered 16 stolen cars Monday, in an auto theft enforcement saturation across the city. Police say majority of the vehicles recovered were not from Hartford. Police also brought in two dirt bikes, one which was reported stolen out of East Hartford, and two quads. About two dozen officers were involved in the effort to combat the auto theft problem in […]