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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
  • Berlin Fair features food, music, attractions, and more

    BERLIN — The 69th Annual Berlin Fair kicks off Friday night with the usual agricultural attractions, music, and especially – the food. Fair visitors will be able to enjoy over 20 amazing food booths run by local organizations who use it as an opportunity to raise money. Some of the highlights include the butterfly potatoes from the Kiwanis Club and the fried veggie booth put on by the Berlin Lions Club. They serve fried pickles, fried broccoli and cheddar bites, […]

  • 2 injured after explosion at Clinton trailer park; cause of explosion not due to propane

    CLINTON – A married couple with severe burns had to be pulled from the burning wreckage of a mobile home after an explosion at a trailer park in Clinton. The call came in around 12:30 a.m. this morning at unit #11 at the Evergreen Springs trailer park. Pieces of the mobile home were scattered all over the area. Two people were pulled from the burning wreckage and taken to Bridgeport Hospital by Lifestar. The victims, identified as 64-year-old Leon Hinkley and 61-year-old […]

  • Leonardo DiCaprio, John Kerry speak out at Yale on climate change

    NEW HAVEN —  Actor Leonardo DiCaprio was part of a panel highlighting climate change at Yale University. The two-day conference started on Monday, and was led by former Secretary of State John Kerry. The conference will feature five sessions over the next two days that will include key business, political and diplomatic leaders focusing on critical topics including the future of energy. The Kerry Initiative, which was launched in 2017, is an interdisciplinary program the tackles global challenges through teaching, research […]

  • Access Health CT to make several announcements regarding health insurance

    HARTFORD – Access Health CT will be making several important announcements Thursday that will affect thousands of people in Connecticut. Access Health CT’s board meeting is scheduled for 9 a.m. at the Legislative Office Building where information regarding open enrollment dates, carriers and open enrollment preparations are expected. This comes on the heels of Wednesday’s news that Anthem and Connecti-Care Benefits Inc. have committed to participate in Connecticut’s health insurance exchange, Access Health CT, in 2018. Approximately 100,000 residents in Connecticut […]

  • SeeClickFix Helps Transform Cities

    New tech tackles neighborhood problems in New Haven

    NEW HAVEN — Dozens of local government leaders from around the state and the country are meeting in New Haven at the annual SeeClickFix summit. Mayor Toni Harp opened the two-day event with plans of how the interactive tech system is working in the Elm City. This year’s summit is centered around citizen engagement and customer service. Government and civic leaders from New Haven, Bridgeport, Hamden, Windsor and as far away as Oklahoma are presenting and passing along best practices […]

  • Senator Blumenthal holds ’emergency field hearing’ on DACA, immigration policy

    NEW HAVEN — In response to President Donald Trump’s order to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Senator Richard Blumenthal held an ’emergency field hearing’ on the impact of immigration policies on DREAMers and their families, in particular, regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program. The unsanctioned field hearing was held inside the First and Summerfield Church in New Haven Monday morning. The church is providing sanctuary for Marco Reyes of Meriden. Reyes was ordered deported on August […]

  • Accused killer stands before judge as third trial begins in Bridgeport

    BRIDGEPORT —  Accused killer Jermaine Richards will appear infront of a judge Wednesday as opening arguments are expected to begin in his third trial. Richards is charged with killing and dismembering his girlfriend Alyssiah Wiley in 2013 after she broke up with him. The first two trials ended in mistrials after the juries deadlocked. Wiley was a student at Eastern Connecticut State University and was last seen with Richards outside her dorm room. Wiley’s remains were found in Trumbull about […]

  • Gayle’s Depot Square Farm Shoppe in Watertown a place for everyone

    WATERTOWN — At first glance, Gayle’s Depot Square Farm Shoppe looks like a mom and pop diner-like joint, but it is much more than that. Yeah, you can fill up on breakfast dishes and lunch items as the menu is filled with tasty favorites like omelettes and pancakes or rueben sandwiches. Owners Gayle and Gino Clark are introducing creative dinner options including dry-aged steaks. The Clarks use top quality beef that is refrigerated for five weeks in a special cooler […]

  • Gov. Malloy signs new opioid law on International Overdose Awareness Day

    HARTFORD — Governor Dannel Malloy is expected to sign a final passage of opioid legislation as part of International Overdose Awareness Day Thursday. The new legislation is aimed at preventing prescription opioid diversion and abuse. Some important pieces of this new law include: Increasing security by requiring certain controlled substance prescriptions be electronically prescribed Using registered nurses to facilitate the destruction of unused medication Allowing patients to file a voluntary non-opioid form in their medical records to show that they […]

  • City, town leaders meet in Hartford to push back Malloy on state aid cuts

    HARTFORD — Mayors and first selectman from all around Connecticut will gather at the State Capitol today to discuss Governor Malloy‘s latest report on state aid to towns. The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities, or CCM, has a news conference set for 10:30 a.m. and 25 communities from around the state will be represented. These municipal leaders are expected to pushback on the Governor’s shift in local aid. The report last week stated that local aid accounted for the largest portion […]