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Margaux Farrell joined the FOX61 News team in April of 2017 as a morning reporter.

Margaux grew up in Woodbridge, and graduated from Amity High School. She then attended Indiana University for her undergraduate degree in journalism. While at IU she maintained a 3.8 GPA, and was a 2 year captain of the varsity swim team. She was an All-American, and internationally ranked swimmer.

Margaux has dual citizenship with France, and has competed on the French national team. She swam at The World University Games, was a silver medalist at The 2010 European Championships, and a bronze medalist at the 2012 London Olympic Games.

After competing in the Olympics, Margaux took a year off to focus on getting internships, and field experience. Her first internship was with WFSB Ch 3 in sports, and from there she was hired as a side line reporter for CPTV sports.

After her year off, Margaux earned her Masters Degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Southern California in May of 2015. She graduated with a 3.9 GPA.

Margaux officially began her career in news by helping launch a brand new morning show. She started on day one of Wake Up West Texas, which aired on KIDY Fox San Angelo, and KXVA Fox 15 Abilene in Texas. She first started as a host of a breaking/trending news desk, and was later promoted to anchor/producer.

Margaux went on to stay in West Texas for 1.5 years. Then, in April of 2017, she was hired as a morning reporter for FOX61 News back in her home state of Connecticut.

Margaux is excited to be living, and working in the state she has long called home. When she’s not working you can find her playing with her beloved cockapoo, catching up with friends and family, working out, and enjoying Connecticut’s distinct four seasons!

Recent Articles
  • Bradley International Airport issues new policies for drivers

    WINDSOR LOCKS — Bradley International Airport created new policies for drivers who  can have access to restricted curbside, as well as passenger pick up locations. Drivers who have access to those restricted areas, and drive those designated vehicles, will now undergo additional security checks. This new policy applies to people who also operate airport shuttles and get to use the restricted lane for taxis and special vans. Those checks include: A criminal background check Federal no fly selected check State of […]

  • 27-year-old arrested in murder of Waterbury teen

    WATERBURY — A 27-year-old man has been arrested for the murder of a Waterbury teen he was having a relationship with according to police. Police said a 16-year-old girl, who has been identified as Evalyce Santiago, was found dead in a car that had crashed on Thomaston Avenue in Waterbury at about 10 p.m. Monday. Santiago was found in the passenger seat of the Nissan sedan with three gunshot wounds to the head and hands. She had been shot prior to the […]

  • Difficult times in Waterbury

    It has been a difficult 12 months in Waterbury. In addition to last night’s homicide, in the last 12 months, there have been a number of pedestrian deaths in the city. Police have make an arrest after a pedestrian was killed after being hit by two cars. Waterbury police are investigating after a hit-and-run in their city took the life of a Maria Haynes of Waterbury. Nancy Martin died after being  hit while crossing the street near the Brass Mill Center close to her home.  A pedestrian was […]

  • Owner sought after abandoned dog rescued in Simsbury

    SIMSBURY — Simsbury police need your help tracking down the owner of a boxer that was rescued by a state trooper last week. One look at this boxer’s body, and it’s clear that this dog has been abandoned. “This dog normally should be about 70 pounds,” said Mark Rudewicz, an animal control officer with the Simsbury Police Department. “This dog weighs 43 pounds right now. It is horrific.” The dog was found on Nod Road in Avon, and has been […]

  • Students salute veterans early at RHAM Middle School in Hebron

    HEBRON — Veterans Day is Saturday, but RHAM Middle School in Hebron celebrated early, on Thursday. “The safety and security that they have that is all brought to them by the military and the men and women who serve,” said current RHAM teacher, Karl Jancis. “I want them to understand how important that is.” Jancis and a former RHAM teacher, Dawn Mallory, who passed away in 2014, started this event more than 20 years ago. “We began with just a […]

  • Program seeks to help veterans behind bars transition back into society

    ENFIELD — Jaime Longolucco and Dwayne Marquis are inmates. But before serving time in prison, they served America. “I was charged with larceny and burglary,” says Longolucco. He was in the reserves for the Army, and then after went into law enforcement. “I was arrested for possession of firearms,” says Marquis. “So that got me forty months in jail.” He is ex-military, 169th 11th Bravo, serving 5 years at Fort Benning Georgia. The Cybulski Reintegration Unit in Enfield has three different […]

  • The truth about concussions

    HARTFORD —  According to FAIR,  a non-for profit health organization, September and October are the months where kids ages 22 and younger are most likely to suffer a concussion. As football season is in full swing, and October is wrapping up, concussions are a hot button topic that have caused a lot of discussion. “Just sort of split second,” says Logan Matthews of Woodbridge. “Just lost track of what was happening.” That is how Logan describes his recent concussion. “He was on […]

  • Volunteers help Meriden Humane Society facility avoid flooding

    MERIDEN — The Meriden Humane Society, which is just getting back on its feet a long period of mismanagement, faced another crisis Sunday night as water flooded the facility. The organization posted on its Facebook page: ****WE NEED YOUR HELP!!! Our outside back dog kennels are flooding which in turn is flooding the inside dog room. We have been here for 3 hours trying to reduce the water. The rain is picking up and and it feels like we are […]

  • Bi-partisan budget plan reached overnight, needs a vote

    HARTFORD — The announcement came in the overnight hours as lawmakers met at the Capitol for another round of discussions. A bi-partisan budget plan has been reached. Senator Bob Duff, the Majority Leader for the Senate, tweeted out this photo announcing “a bi-partisan budget agreement with my colleagues at 1:30 a.m. Tuesday”. Announcing a bi-partisan budget agreement with my colleagues at 1:30am Tuesday. pic.twitter.com/eQ7Dtaaw01 — Bob Duff (@senatorduff) October 24, 2017 The deal isn’t set in stone just yet. The […]

  • State Medical Examiner’s accreditation at risk in budget impasse

    HARTFORD — The State Medical Examiner’s Office has until the end of Wednesday to fix several problems, or the office risks losing all of its accreditation. This comes amidst budget issues at the State Capitol. The Medical Examiner’s office was downgraded to partial accreditation in February of this year. Their status is currently considered provisional, which is a form of probation. Right now, the agency has seven forensic pathologists, and they all perform more than 325 autopsies a year. That […]