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Keith McGilvery is an anchor for the FOX61 Morning News weekdays from 4 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Prior to coming to FOX 61 Keith worked at WCAX-TV, the CBS affiliate in Burlington, Vermont. At WCAX Keith co-anchored the Channel 3 News at 11 and co-hosted the station’s daily talk show, “The :30.” The assignment had him doing everything from interviewing politicians and musicians to cooking, learning Jiu-Jitsu and training for a road race. Keith also reported for the Channel 3 News at 5 and 6.

Keith’s career started at WVIR/NBC29 in Charlottesville, Virginia where he worked as a general assignment reporter.
Keith earned a master’s degree in journalism from Emerson College. He received a bachelor’s degree in political science and communications from Fordham University where he served as student body president. While in New York City he interned with ABC’s Good Morning America, 20/20 and Primetime Live.

Keith is the recipient of the Fordham College Alumni Award, recognizing academic excellence as well as his work with the Special Olympics and other community groups. He also received the
Radio-Television News Directors Foundation’s Abe Schechter Scholarship for his work as a young journalist and was named a “Rising Star” by Vermont Business Magazine.

Keith loves to travel. He has backpacked across five continents and enjoys speaking with students about his adventures. If you have a story idea or community event Keith should know about, send him an email at kmcgilvery@fox61.com.

Keith is originally from the Boston area.

Recent Articles
  • Foodie Friday: Greenhouse Café and Tavern in Burlington

    BURLINGTON — It’s a property that could land in the pages of a fancy magazine – with a menu to match. The meals are being served up with care at the Greenhouse Café and Tavern in Burlington. The one-time garden center has been transformed into a destination for good food and family fun. “It is incredibly fresh and it changes consistently so each time I’ve come here, I’ve been enticed to order a different meal and I’ve been happy with each […]

  • Make-A-Wish Connecticut marks a major milestone

    TRUMBULL — This spring, Make-a-Wish Connecticut is celebrating its 3,000th wish. Nicole Miles is in the business of granting wishes. “It’s amazing,” she said. “It doesn’t really feel like a real job.” The Fairfield grad started with Make-a-Wish Connecticut as an intern and today she’s on the team full-time. “I don’t think it has any boundaries or barriers,” she said.  “Everybody can identify with it, so sick children are either people’s worst fears or it is something they have been […]

  • State educators take on CSCU president, board

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  • Family hits the beach for late son and Make-A-Wish Connecticut

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  • State educators honored with trip around the world

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  • Students explore career expo at Wesleyan University

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  • WorkinCT: Dogs are big business at Camp Bow Wow in South Windsor

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  • Hartford Camera Bar succeeds in smartphone world

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  • Puppies visit the State Capitol

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  • Glastonbury High School musician getting global attention

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