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

    SOUTH WINDSOR — Dogs are big business at Camp Bow Wow in South Windsor Business is booming inside camp bow wow for owner Tami Sarra-Romejko. “What is not to love about dogs? I have grown up with dogs my whole life,” she says. The doggie daycare in South Windsor is typically bustling with the barks of between 90 and 100 dogs. “Seeing them roll in the door and seeing how happy and excited, I literally just laugh and smile. They […]

  • Hartford Camera Bar succeeds in smartphone world

    HARTFORD — Rick Goldenthal’s had a passion for pictures his entire life. “I have been walking through this door for over 37 years and each day it is very exciting, says the owner of the Camera Bar in Hartford.” The photography shop on Asylum Street in Hartford opened its doors in 1956. Rick started working at the shop in the 1980’s and he bought the business in 1996. High above the showroom floor are hundreds of examples of just how […]

  • Puppies visit the State Capitol

    HARTFORD — Folks from the Connecticut Humane Society brought some of their puppies to the Capitol. The goal was to let lawmakers get to know the animals and stop by for some “puppy therapy.” Staff from the Humane Society used the opportunity to talk about some of their legislative goals for the upcoming year and the dogs!

  • Glastonbury High School musician getting global attention

    GLASTONBURY — Glastonbury High School Senior Vincent Liu has a gift for music. “You can’t express a lot of emotions with words and music is the universal language and anyone can understand it,” says Liu. The 17-year-old plays the euphonium “It’s called a euphonium for reason, the euphony, good sounding you can create great musical melodies, you can play so many parts it is a very versatile instrument,” he says. Liu was just tapped to perform as part of a […]

  • Bundle of Joy: Sister acts as surrogate

    TOLLAND — A Connecticut family is celebrating a brand new bundle of joy! Charlotte Grace Gaudino was born this week at Hartford Hospital – a healthy 6 pounds – 7 ounces and 20 inches long. “I still can’t believe she is here, it’s still unreal to me,” says new mom Elizabeth Gaudino of Tolland. But the road to expanding their family was a long and at time heartbreaking one for Elizabeth and her husband Justin. “We have gone through infertility […]

  • How much are tickets to Super Bowl 52?

    HARTFORD — The New England Patriots took care of business so far by winning both home games in the playoffs, sending them to another Super Bowl game February 4 in Minnesota. With both playoffs games at Gillete Stadium, Patriots fans will have to now travel to Minnesota to see their team try and win their second consecutive title. If you plan on making your way to U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, be prepared to spend BIG! FOX61’s Keith McGilvery breaks down how much it […]

  • Connecticut mom says Salvation Army helped turn her life around

    HARTFORD — PJ Lewis finds purpose working at Hartford’s Salvation Army. From the loading docks to the dispatch center, the Killingworth mom coordinates the organization’s donations across Connecticut. “What don’t I love? I think it is great to help people everyday,” she says. But for a long time she was the one who needed help. “I was a heroin addict, I did cocaine, I sold drugs, I lived on the street,” says Lewis. The 34-year-old says she spent years in an […]

  • 11 hospitalized after South Windsor school bus crash

    SOUTH WINDSOR — Police said 10 high school students and one adult were taken to the hospital with what appeared to be minor injuries after a crash involving a school bus and a minivan in South Windsor on Tuesday morning. Police said it happened on I-291 near exit 4 in South Windsor at about 6:45 a.m. Tuesday. Very minor injuries were reported, with students on board the bus at the time. EMS were on the scene evaluating. Deputy Police Chief […]

  • Avon teen on a mission to fight cancer

    HARTFORD — A teenager from Avon is stepping up to help fight cancer. 17-year-old Teagan Stedman is the founder of the Shred Kids’ Cancer Foundation. He has raised more than $350-thousand dollars to help fund clinical research since founding the organization at eight years old. As part of his efforts, the high school senior has taken the stage with rock band legends like Slash and Matt Sorum of Guns N’ Roses and Shavo from Systems of a Down. Teagan is […]

  • Rt. 85 closed in Hebron due to house fire

    HEBRON – A house fire cause the closing of a major road Sunday night. Route 85 was closed between Abby Drive and Route 94. The fire started around 10  p.m. No details were available about the fire or if there were any injuries.