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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 column in The Hartford Courant on Saturdays. On Mondays, FOX 61’s “Mommy Minute” segments 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 FOX 61 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
  • We’re searching for the greatest moms in Connecticut and we need your help!

    HARTFORD — Parenting isn’t always easy, but we know that moms make the world go ’round! Every mom has a special story to share and every mom is a super hero. Do you know a mom who takes being a mother to the next level? We want to know what makes her the greatest! Is she the strongest, kindest, funniest, most creative, most sincere, or all of the above? Fill out the form below and let us know what sets this mom […]

  • ‘Me Time’ with a twist: ‘Stroller Strides’ benefits mom and baby

    FAIRFIELD – At one exercise class in Fairfield County, you might see crying, you might see a diaper change!  You’ll definitely find authenticity – a slice of real life. “It’s a judgement-free zone,” said Courtney Cataldo, a mom of three, and owner of a Fit4Mom franchise.  “Motherhood as you know is this beautiful chaos.  A lot of times it’s really lonely.” So, Stroller Strides gets moms with young kids out of the house and in-shape. The workout – a combination […]

  • Petals & Paintings: Escape the cold at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston

    BOSTON — Step inside a Venetian palace not far from the heart of Boston. Find comfortable rooms filled with world-class Renaissance art. This is the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, named for an amazing women with a passion for the arts. “She was ahead of the game in terms of collecting, so she bought some Rembrandts, a Boticelli, a Michelangelo,” explains Christina Nielsen, the William and Lia Poorvu Curator of the Collection and Exhibition Program. “She brought the world here to […]

  • Inner city breastfeeding initiative means health benefits for mom and baby

    HARTFORD — When Carmen Veal gave birth to her daughter, Sania, she was 17 years old, living in the North End of Hartford. “I only breastfed her for seven weeks. I didn’t know what I was doing. I had very little training when I left the hospital,” she recalls, 14 years later. “It was a cultural thing, I found, for women of color, not really having that information passed-on from my mom or my grandmother,” said Veal. According to Dr. […]

  • Hartford HealthCare’s Bone and Joint Institute is taking rehab to a new level

    HARTFORD — In this Healthier Connection report, brought to you by Hartford HealthCare, their new Bone and Joint Institute is making a difference in patient’s lives. “I walked a lot at lunchtime every day and after work as well. I started getting a little limp and it started getting more progressed,” said Laurie Aparo, of New Britain. It turned out Aparo had a stress fracture in her hip. Despite a surgical procedure, her gait hasn’t been the same since. “It […]

  • ‘Rebel Queen’ eager to reign at New Haven’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

    NEW HAVEN — A candid essay helped Abigail O’Keefe become queen of this year’s New Haven St. Patrick’s Day Parade. “I was always a bit different,” she said. “I didn`t look like the women on the covers of magazines. I think that`s something people need to see – especially little girls – and it was important for me to not have to change who I was for this.” The college senior calls herself a “rebel queen” and shows off a […]

  • Breastfeeding: How ongoing support can make a difference for mom and baby

    HARTFORD – Breastfeeding. It is incredibly natural yet it can also be one of the toughest things a mom ever does. “It’s hard,” says Dr. Walter Trymbulak, an obstetrician and gynecologist at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center. “If you have no experience with something, it is hard to do.” That’s why Saint Francis hosts a free breastfeeding support group every Monday afternoon. It is for moms who are struggling – in need of advice regarding breastfeeding – but that’s […]

  • A new side of Newport: visit the harbor seals that spend winters in the ‘City by the Sea’

    NEWPORT, Rhode Island — Bet you didn’t know the iconic Newport Bridge has secret residents living underneath! “I go past here all the time, always look at the low tide and never realize there could be seals in there,” says Emily Margolis of Glastonbury, a frequent visitor to Rhode Island. So, head to busy downtown and board a boat, called the Alletta Morris, to get a glimpse of these elusive visitors that make Newport their winter home. “Today we’re going […]

  • Ivoryton mom honored for raising awareness about childhood cancer

    IVORYTON – “I lost my father to a glioblastoma multiforme brain tumor.” This tragedy thrust Kristen Alexander into the cancer world where she made connections and educated herself about the youngest victims. “Childhood cancer is the number one disease killer of kids in the United States,” said this Ivoryton woman, mother to 8-year-old Abi.  Alexander pledged to make a difference and began working with an organization called The Truth 365, a social media campaign giving small patients a voice. “The […]

  • Increased effort in Connecticut to change stigma associated with postpartum depression

    WEST HARTFORD – Hayden Panettiere, Brooke Shields, Gwyneth Paltrow: all well-known women who’ve spoken out about their experience with postpartum depression. “Everything seemed like it was a big deal,” explains West Hartford’s Ashley Whitney, mother of a one year old. Rachel Knapp of Wethersfield, a mom of two, first sought help from her mid-wife. “I went in and said, ‘I’ve been crying a lot more,” she said. “It just doesn’t feel right. I don’t feel in control of my emotions.” […]