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Aisha Mbowe joined the FOX 61 news team in March of 2018 as a reporter.

Prior to Hartford, Aisha spent two years at WCTI 12 in eastern North Carolina. There she started as a Reporter/MMJ at the station’s Greenville bureau before moving to the morning show as a Breaking News Anchor and Reporter. While at WCTI 12 Aisha reported on the historic flooding after Hurricane Matthew and the case of a missing three year old girl that made national headlines.

Aisha started her career in Hasting Nebraska as a video journalist. She is a proud graduate of the University of Maryland College Park where she studied Broadcast Journalism. While in school she completed multiple internships and was a part of the award winning program Capital News Service.

Aisha is a Maryland native. She grew up just minutes outside of our nation’s capital in Silver Spring. She is happy to continue living out her dreams and call Connecticut home.
When she is not reporting you can find her exploring different restaurants and catching up on the tons of TV shows

Recent Articles
  • Hip-Hop for the Homeless: Joey Batts and friends tour CT

    For the last five years Connecticut teacher Joey Battaglia – perhaps better known by his rap name, Joey Batts – has been using hip-hop to help the homeless. Batts is currently touring with with dozens of other local rappers and DJs, all to help others. People coming out to the “Hip-Hop for the Homeless” shows are encouraged to bring monetary and item donations for local homeless shelters. Do something for someone else this holiday… Someone that is not family- someone […]

  • Years long program helps New Haven students stay on the college track

    NEW HAVEN   — For the last six years a federal program, called GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Program) has helped keep students in areas like New Haven and East Hartford on the track to college. The students entered the program in 7th grade and are now in their first year of college at Southern Connecticut State University. The program is geared for urban youth who might not have the same opportunities to attend college as many […]

  • Bloomfield teacher has been in class for almost 6 decades

    For nearly six decades now Bloomfield Public Schools teacher and reading tutor Sandra Johnson has taught and mentored generations of students. “Most of my career has been here because, I think Bloomfield has also been innovative it’s given me opportunity to do a variety of career path experiences,” Johnson said. The now 80 year old works as a reading tutor at Metacomet Elementary school, allowing her to continue the passionate she started when John F. Kennedy was president, classrooms looked […]

  • We all know “ALICE”; United Way focuses on working families trying to make ends meet

    HARTFORD – Nearly forty percent of families in much of Connecticut struggle to make ends meet each year. For the past four years the United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut has continued to give us a glimpse into their lives with the annual “ALICE” report. “ALICE” stands for Asset-Limited, Income Constrained, Employed. They’re people who are working, but don’t have the savings or income flexibility to get ahead, who struggle to pay for the essentials like food, clothing, housing […]

  • Cold weather doesn’t freeze holiday plans!

    DURHAM — The state’s severe cold weather protocol remained under effect Friday morning as temperatures hovered in the single digits in many parts of the state. Many stayed indoors to avoid the bitter cold temperatures, but some still layered up and were out and about during the morning hours. “I have about three layers on her sweatshirt her jacket gloves everything to you just can’t be too careful when it comes to the cold,” Warm centers remained open throughout the […]

  • Shots fired during SWAT standoff with barricaded suspect in Enfield

    ENFIELD — A barricaded suspect has been taken into custody following a standoff with Enfield police and SWAT for hours. Neighbors were told to either evacuate or shelter in place after a barricaded suspect took shots at first responders in Enfield. North Maple and Shaker Road are closed due to the ongoing scene. This started at 8:30 Tuesday evening when police were trying to deliver a high risk warrant to a domestic violence suspect. The suspect is alone in the […]

  • Veterans Day observed at Windsor High School

    WINDSOR — Windsor High School held its annual Veterans Day ceremony on Monday to recognize the men and women who served our country. It’s an effort the social studies and history departments at the school put on every year to expose students to the importance of thanking and recognizing service members. “Civics and knowledge of the things that have happened before our kids and the luxuries that they experience today, it is critical to understand who to give that credit […]

  • Mothers United Against Violence to celebrate 15 Years of Community Service with a fundraiser dinner

    HARTFORD — Mothers United Against Violence is celebrating its 15 Years of Community Service with a fundraiser Dinner–themed “Empowering Ourselves by Releasing the Power Within”. The organization aims to be a faith-based voice of hope bringing families spiritual support and advocating for justice during tough times. “People in our community were dying and we didn’t have a voice. And we decided to organize a group of mothers along with myself lets have a voice, lets talk so people can understand […]

  • Veterans organizations provide resources, fellowship

    NEW HAVEN — The city of New Haven held its 2018 Veterans Day Ceremony on Sunday. The ceremony began with observing the “Bells Of Peace: A World War I Remembrance” on the front steps of City Hall. The Bells of Peace, promoted by the United States World War I Centennial Commission, is a nationwide call for Americans and organizations to toll bells in their communities twenty-one times on Nov. 11, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. local time, to honor the 116,516 […]

  • Woman who helped change the public perception of domestic violence in Connecticut honored

    HARTFORD — Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV) celebrated Year of the Woman on Friday and recognized over 80 women leading efforts at local and state levels to improve the lives of domestic violence survivors and their children. The breakfast awards also awarded Tracey Motuzick (formerly Tracey Thurman) and attorney Jill Davies as Coalition Crusaders. Davies is the Deputy Director of Greater Hartford Legal Aid and was honored for her longstanding work within the field to strengthen advocacy on behalf […]