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Sean Pragano joined FOX61 in October 2016 as a morning reporter and weekend morning anchor.

You can catch Sean’s fun Foodie Friday reports every Friday all around the state.

Pragano has been working for the past fifteen years in Charlotte, North Carolina for both FOX Sports Net and Hendricks Motorsports as a reporter, producer, anchor and digital media producer.

A Wallingford native, Pragano graduated from the University of New Haven with a BA in Communication. He has previously worked for the NFL network, TNN Sports, WXAA in Albany, WFSB-TV in Hartford and WCCB-TV (FOX) in Charlotte.

He coaches baseball in Cheshire.

Recent Articles
  • Foodie Friday: NV Bakery and Market in Waterford

    WATERFORD — The old saying goes a little something like this: ‘variety is the spice of life’ and that couldn’t be more true at NV Bakery & Market in Waterford. The menu is filled with a little Italian, a little French, a little Greek and more. The flavors will taste like each dish was made in your kitchen. Breakfast, lunch and other awesome items from crepes to sandwiches, smoothies to grilled cheese and seemingly everything in between, there is quality […]

  • Foodie Friday: Les’ Dairy Bar in Meriden

    MERIDEN — It may be small but it surely is big on flavor! Les’ Dairy Bar on East Main Street in Meriden is an institution in the city and has been serving sweet treats since the early 1950’s. From soft serve ice cream on just about any cone you can imagine to sundaes, slushes, float, ice cream sodas and the popular peanut butter parfait. The parfait is loaded with vanilla ice cream, chocolate syrup, chocolate chips, peanut butter and is […]

  • Foodie Friday: Dog Watch Cafe in Stonington

    STONINGTON — If you are looking for bangin’ food and a fantastic view and are in Stonington, Foodie Friday has the spot! The Dog Watch Cafe, which overlooks the Dodson Boatyard, offers a little something for everyone. From seafood, like the popular lobster salad or bouillabaisse (think seafood stew), to sirloin or pasta, the menu is filled with tasty treats. While enjoying something off of the eclectic menu, your eyes will be glued to unbelievable harbor sunsets. The indoor and […]

  • Hartford Police investigating shooting on Franklin Ave

    HARTFORD — Police have a portion of Franklin Avenue shutdown between Elliott and Benton as they investigate an overnight shooting. The shooting happened just after midnight around the Select gas station on Franklin Avenue. A man was shot twice, and he was driven to Hartford Hospital in a private car. He’s in stable condition. Police are looking for suspects.

  • Foodie Friday: Everything’s bigger at Big Steve’s Grill in Plainville

    PLAINVILLE — Everything is bigger in Plainville, especially at Big Steve’s Grill where the portions are plentiful, the food is fantastic and the creativity is curious. This family run joint has a vast menu that is all homemade – like the Bacon Bomber Burger that is infused with cheese and bacon with just about any topping you can ask for, including an egg! The chili is full of taste and is made with Big Steve’s secret spices and is good […]

  • Standoff in Hartford following domestic incident ends peacefully

    HARTFORD — Hartford police were able to diffuse a domestic situation involving a man who held police at bay for several hours Wednesday morning. Police responded to a home on Monroe Street for a domestic dispute when a woman called 911 saying her husband threatened her and there were two small children in the house. The call came in shortly after midnight. After several hours of negotiation, police were able to get the man to surrender peacefully. Police said several […]

  • Foodie Friday: Black Rock Tavern & Restaurant in Thomaston

    THOMASTON — If you are looking to fill your bellies and have a top-notch dining experience, then Thomaston’s main attraction is on Main Street. Black Rock Tavern & Restaurant offers a menu filled with everything from fine dining dishes to tavern-style finger food. It all starts with streak on a rock! Whether it’s filet mignon or NY strip, the 600+ degree granite rock gives it a unique taste. Customers are able to cook the steak right at their table, allowing […]

  • Foodie Friday: Deb’s Restaurant in Haddam is big on flavor

    HADDAM — It may be small, but Deb’s Restaurant in Higganum is big on flavor and so much more. This breakfast and lunch joint serves up creative and tasty dishes that will leave you so satisfied and an urge to come back again. Early in the morning (they are open 6:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.), the choices are seemingly endless. From the Big Mac Omelet to the Hot Mess Breakfast (which is basically filled with just about everything in the […]

  • East Hartford fire crews battle fire at appliance store

    EAST HARTFORD — A fire broke out at a used appliance store in East Hartford this morning. Officials say the call came in around 2:15 a.m. and when crews arrived, they found a large fire in the back of the building. The fire also extended into the attic, causing the roof to collapse. The owner was here at the time of the fire, but was not injured. Departments from Manchester assisted, and mutual aid from West Hartford and Hartford helped […]

  • Foodie Friday – Katz’s Deli & Restaurant in Woodbridge

    WOODBRIDGE — Tucked away in Woodbridge, Katz’s Deli & Restaurant could be one of the best kept secrets in the area. Known for its vast menu and huge portions, Katz’s will not let you leave hungry and take it from this reporter, it’s true! The Jewish-style food is as tasty as it looks and will keep you coming back for more. The pastrami sandwich is piled high with about eight ounces of meat that is cooked in house daily. And, […]