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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
  • Home of Distinction: Southington Home

    Home of Distinction is almost complete !  FOX61’s Sarah Cody gives us a walk through as crews are working feverishly to open the show home to the public September 29 to October 1.

  • ‘Dorm Room Counseling’ offers online therapy to new college students feeling overwhelmed

    WEST HARTFORD – A family therapist in West Hartford is pioneering a high-tech way to help new college students who are feeling overwhelmed or confused. “Whenever we as human beings encounter something new, it can be really stressful,” said Marc Lehman who has been practicing in the area for twenty years. The start of college means new friends, new teachers and an entirely new environment for young adults at a pivotal time in their lives. “For kids that are going to […]

  • See Watch Hill, Rhode Island from Cross Sound Ferry’s Lights & Sights Cruise

    NEW LONDON – Many beautiful, unique lighthouses are off shore, and not easily accessible. But now they are easier to see, thanks to the Sea Jet, Cross Sound Ferry’s high speed catamaran. In addition to it’s regular trips from New London to Orient Point, Long Island, the ferry is now used for lighthouse cruises on the Sound. “The ‘Lights and Sights’ tour takes you out towards Rhode Island,” explains Stan Mickus of Cross Sound Ferry. As the boat leaves New […]

  • Healthier Connections: Hartford’s new ‘Melanoma and Skin Care Center’

    HARTFORD  — Dr. Omar Eton recently arrived in Connecticut after working at Cancer Institutes in New York, Texas and Massachusetts. Now, he will lead Hartford healthcare’s new Melanoma and Skin Care Center. Cases of melanoma, a cancer of the skin, are on the rise. More than 87,000 new cases will be diagnosed this year. “If you notice, melanoma is number five for women,” said Dr. Eton. But survival rates are improving – a testament to aggressive, effective treatments and early […]

  • Home of Distinction – Southington show home

    Sarah Cody takes you into a Southington show home for a peek at the progress. “Right now we’ve got cabinets going in, oak floors, we tiled at the end of last week, we’ve got trim work going in right now,” said Mark Lovely. Lovely added “this style home is meant for a mature couple – folks who have high school age kids or grand-kids that visit – yes, first floor master – opens up a different element.” Tours are coming […]

  • ‘Super Cool Scientists’: A coloring book that inspires girls to pursue STEM careers

    MIDDLETOWN – According to statistics, women remain underrepresented in the science and engineering workforce.  So a Middletown woman has created a coloring book to inspire girls to consider a STEM career. 11-year-old Anika Hayes from Clinton and her friend, Rory, aren’t sure what they want to do when they grow-up but this new coloring book is providing ideas. “Actually, I thought it was really awesome that it’s a book celebrating women in science because that’s still pretty new that there’s […]

  • Daytrippers: Take a tour of the Mystic River aboard newly restored steamboat Sabino

    MYSTIC – It’s a trip that steamboat Sabino has embarked on many times. “We’re heading south down the Mystic River,” says Captain John Kihm who operates the vessel out of Mystic Seaport: The Museum of America and the Sea.  The mission?  To show visitors the modern landscape with an old-fashioned perspective.  “I’m really just enjoying the ride, just enjoying the ride,” says passenger Tom Pepin of West Haven. But, these days, each excursion feels special because the vessel just recently […]

  • Home of Distinction offers fun and exciting mode of transportation in this “lifestyle community”

    HARTFORD – FOX 61’s Home of Distinction by Lovley Development showcases the latest in materials, designs, and decorating. This year’s show home is located near a pool and golf course in Southington so Sarah Cody got a special look at the mode of transportation that will be used in this “lifestyle community”. Connecticut Trailers in Bolton has been around for 20 years primarily selling trailers, but got into the power sports about a year ago. In addition to trailers and snow […]

  • Cherishing life, Westbrook family fights cancer with ‘Bottle It Up!’

    OLD LYME – – Jennifer Curley of Westbrook tells parents to enjoy and appreciate their children each and every day. She lives life with positivity and generosity. “You have to give back. I tell (my kids) that all the time,” she said. “In so many ways, we’ve been blessed.” Her three sons — Matthew, age 15, and 12-year-old twins James and Andrew — were all born with neurological disorders and spend much of their time in wheelchairs. When Matthew was […]

  • Home of Distinction gets dressed up by Furniture Barn in Cheshire

    HARTFORD – FOX 61’s Home of Distinction by Lovley Development showcases the latest in materials, designs, and decorating. Furniture Barn  in Cheshire opened in 1966 and features a complimentary design staff and an e-commerce showroom. Experts will be dressing up the home with its trendy and contemporary couches, dining tables, and more. You can find a variety of customizable, American-made furniture, as well as one of a kind pieces. Tours are coming in September and will benefit Bread For Life. […]