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For more than a decade, Sarah Cody has been hiking the hills and sailing the Sound for DayTrippers, our weekly travel series dedicated to giving viewers great ideas for unique outings. Sarah travels throughout New England, producing these creative, colorful and popular pieces that celebrate our beautiful surroundings.

Sarah’s two sons also provide her with plenty of material for her “Mommy Minute” segments which provide area families with relevant, useful information about important issues, such as nutrition, medical treatments and parenting trends.

Sarah was recently recognized by the Food Allergy Education Network with a 2014 Hero Award. She has also hosted two of the station’s special projects: “Home of Distinction” and “Holiday Wishes”.

Sarah has worked for FOX61 since 1998, covering all sorts of stories from 9/11 to the Michael Skakel Trial. She also spearheaded an Arts and Entertainment segment, interviewing celebrities such as Jon Bon Jovi, Kid Rock, Jewel, Jessica Simpson, Julie Andrews and Robert Duvall.

After graduating from Trinity College in Hartford, Sarah began her media career at WHDH in Boston where she was an Assignment Editor, Satellite Producer and Field Producer.

Sarah has won three Emmy Awards. She lives on Connecticut’s gorgeous shoreline and enjoys combing the beaches with her husband, boys and precocious puppy, Lucy.

Sarah also loves gardening and photography. But, nothing beats swimming, skiing or building Lego with the kids!


Recent Articles
  • West Hartford mom shares inspiring story of healing through yoga and meditation

    WEST HARTFORD — “I was really trapped in that cycle of depression,” said Cyndi Roberts of West Hartford who also battled anxiety. She was even misdiagnosed with bipolar disorder.  She was given medication and also abused drugs and alcohol. “I was suicidal, just really run down, fatigued.  I had gained 80 pounds from the medication,” she explained candidly.  “I had to make a choice – if I wanted to fight or keep going with this life.” She chose yoga and meditation, […]

  • Part train, part bike: See Rhode Island’s coast in a new way with Rail Explorers

    PORTSMOUTH, RI – Part train, part bike. Pedal – that’s right, pedal – down the tracks along Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay on an excursion like no other, courtesy of Rail Explorers. “This is the only place right now that you can ride rail bikes in the United States,” said General Manager Rick Best. Built in South Korea, these 500 pound vehicles came to Aquidneck Island in early spring, giving tourists a new way to explore the coast during a six […]

  • Friending Fido: Talking to kids about greeting new dogs safely

    ESSEX — The warm weather is here. Kids and pups are out to play but not every child knows how to greet a new dog safely. Joe Wasyl of Essex is often surprised at how Marmaduke-loving tots treat his Great Dane, T-Bone. “You’ll get kids running and screaming, ‘Scooby,’ and the parents are kind of nowhere to be found in the immediate area,” he said. “You have to respect a dog’s space,” said Branford dog trainer Michelle McAdam.  “What scares me […]

  • CT families push for changes in how kids with dyslexia are taught

    VERNON – A bill has been passed to improve the training of teachers who work with kids with dyslexia. Katie Dwelly’s son, 8-year-old Dillon, has dyslexia, a learning ability that affects reading and word recognition. “It was very confusing because as a mom you begin to blame yourself and think did I not read enough with him?” she said, noting that her 11 year old daughter was also recently diagnosed with dyslexia.  So, she went looking for support and found […]

  • Highlighting CT’s great moms: Carol Kinderman of Old Saybrook

    OLD SAYBROOK — Mother’s Day is tomorrow, so we wanted to give a shout-out to all of you as we looked for Connecticut’s greatest moms! People all across the state wrote to us here at FOX61 about what makes their moms so special and we received some beautiful testimonials. We invited six people to share those messages on TV. Saturday, we finished up with a special piece. Two sisters, Kathy Bonin and Diane Morrison, came together to honor their mom, Carol Kinderman of […]

  • Highlighting CT’s great moms: Debbie Demarco of Berlin

    BERLIN — Mother’s Day is Sunday, so we want to give a shout-out to all of you as we looked for Connecticut’s greatest moms! People all across the state wrote to us here at FOX61 about what makes their moms so special and we received some beautiful testimonials. We invited six people to share those messages on TV. Friday, we met Ashley Satagaj, surprising her mom, Debbie DeMarco of Berlin. We really received some lovely messages: Christine from Essex writes: “My mom is […]

  • A Bucket List Experience: Operate the Essex Steam Train during ‘Hand on the Throttle’

    ESSEX – When riding the coach just doesn’t cut it, climb into the cab and seize the opportunity to maneuver an authentic piece of history.  “It’s the most wondrous gift there is.  You get a chance to operate these big fire breathing dragons,” says Kevin Dodd, President of the Essex Steam Train Valley Railroad Company, of a unique program called Hand on the Throttle.  “1910, 1920, up through the forties, there were thousands of steam locomotives operating all around the […]

  • Highlighting CT’s great moms: Susan Holm from New Hartford

    NEW HARTFORD — Mother’s Day is Sunday, so we want to give a shout-out to all of you as we looked for Connecticut’s greatest moms! People all across the state wrote to us here at FOX61 about what makes their moms so special and we received some beautiful testimonials. We invited six people to share those messages on TV. Thursday, we met Brandy Newman and she is surprising her mom, Susan Holm of New Hartford. We really received some lovely messages. Tyler from […]

  • Father, living with prostate cancer, honors son by participating in Zero Prostate Cancer Walk/Run

    HARTFORD — For the second time, the Zero Prostate Cancer Walk/Run, the largest national men’s health event, is taking place in Connecticut. For one participant, it’s personal. Alan Schwartz’s love of running, and competing in triathlons helped him seven years ago when he found out he had prostate cancer. But he reacted more emotionally when his son Mark recently received the same diagnosis. On June 10, he’s taking to the track again, participating in the Zero Prostate Cancer Run/Walk in […]

  • Highlighting CT’s great moms: Tiffany DiCioccio from Ellington

    ELLINGTON — Mother’s Day is Sunday, so we want to give a shout-out to all of you as we looked for Connecticut’s greatest moms! People all across the state wrote to us here at FOX61 about what makes their moms so special and we received some beautiful testimonials. We invited six people to share those messages on TV. Wednesday, we met Eric Dziadul honoring his fiancee, Tiffany DiCioccio of Ellington. We really received some lovely messages. Taylor from Niantic wrote: “My mom is selfless, […]