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Beau Berman is a two-time Edward R. Murrow Award-winning and three-time Emmy-nominated Investigative Reporter for Fox CT News.
He’s also been recognized with multiple awards from the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists and the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters.
In 2013, he broke the story of Justina Pelletier, launching a national discussion about parental rights and medical/government intervention.
Berman’s reporting on the Pelletier case earned him a 2014 Edward R. Murrow Award for Investigative Reporting.
Berman has covered some of New England’s biggest breaking-news stories including Super-Storm Sandy, the Sandy Hook Tragedy and the Boston Marathon Bombing.
His investigative stories have helped Connecticut residents recoup thousands of dollars, led directly to multiple state investigations and led directly to the arrest of businessmen charged with defrauding their customers.
Berman is committed to holding Connecticut’s government offices, businesses and other entities accountable. It’s the ‘watchdog’ function of the media that FOX CT believes in and prioritizes because viewers need to know that someone is watching out for their tax dollars and their personal budgets.
He protects his confidential sources and values their trust when they come forward with a story.
Beau joined the FOX CT news team after reporting for KOSA-TV in Texas, where he won the 2011 Edward R. Murrow Award for investigative reporting and more than ten Associated Press Broadcasters awards. That’s also where he interviewed oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens and the real, Erin Brockovich. In 2011, Berman was interviewed by the national NPR show ‘This American Life’ about his role in breaking several stories related to the trial of two nurses.
Prior to Texas, Berman worked behind the camera at WHVL-TV in Pennsylvania.
He was also one of 12 American journalists selected as a 2012 RIAS Berlin Kommission Fellow, spending two weeks in Germany, the Czech Republic and Belgium. He was also one of 30 journalists selected as a 2012 New England First Amendment Institute Fellow and he is now on the advisory board of the New England First Amendment Center’s Education Committee.
Berman is also an adjunct Professor of Broadcast Journalism at Quinnipiac University in Hamden when he’s not reporting at FOX CT.
In his free time, Beau volunteers with the Connecticut Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters program as a mentor to an 11 year old in the Hartford region.
He enjoys travel, and thus far, has visited 15 countries on three different continents, including Portugal, Belgium and Zimbabwe.
Berman is a graduate of Penn State University and a huge Nittany Lions fan. He’s a former ice hockey player who now spends his free time on the basketball court or on the pavement training for his third marathon.
He lives with his dog, Benny, in the greater-Hartford area.

Recent Articles
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    HARTFORD — The state’s highest court will hear arguments today about a family’s right to post missing-persons fliers. Family members have been searching for Billy Smolinski since he went missing in 2004. Eleven years later, Supreme Court justices will decide whether his family was merely pushing for justice or committing harassment. After Billy disappeared, his mother and sister posted fliers in various towns, including near where his ex-girlfriend, Madeline Gleason, worked. Billy’s family was soon accused of inflicting harm to […]

  • Watch: Exclusive police body cam video prompts questions about East Haven arrest

    EAST HAVEN- A 22 year-old Connecticut man was arrested on felony charges in February, accused of impersonating an East Haven Police Officer. But he insists that body cameras worn by the arresting officers reveal the true story of what happened that night. Brandon Locke wasn’t dressed like a cop that February night, didn’t have a badge, and was unarmed. But police took the word of a man who officers described as “functionally durnk” over Locke’s word, and the word of […]

  • Battle over proposed state tax to fund Yard Goats stadium

    HARTFORD- A battle is brewing over money related to paying for Hartford’s new minor league baseball stadium. While a new bill would keep some revenue in the city, some say it’s just a roundabout way of using taxpayer dollars to fund the stadium. The proposed plan plan would utilize money from a state tax to essentially help pay off debt for the new Yard Goats stadium. The state charges a ten percent “admissions tax” on all tickets at arenas and ballparks […]

  • Massive fire in Hartford leaves 2 injured, 70 homeless

    HARTFORD–The Hartford Fire Department needed all hands on deck for a devastating fire that broke out on Thursday evening around 6:30 p.m. The massive fire took over 2604 Main St., near Earle Street. Two people were taken to St. Francis Hospital for smoke inhalation injuries, including one firefighter. According to state Rep. Brandon McGee three apartment buildings were involved. Officials say 24 families made up of 44 adults and 26 children were displaced. The victims are taking refuge in the Parker Memorial Community Center, […]

  • Jurors discuss where the defense fumbled in Aaron Hernandez trial

    FALL RIVER, Mass.–The jury didn’t keep everything that was talked about in the deliberation room during the Aaron Hernandez murder trial a secret. They spoke candidly about the strategies that Hernandez’s lawyers used, and spoke about how they came to their decision. One thing the jurors mentioned was that at one point in the surveillance video it seemed that you could see Hernandez holding a gun. Also, they think the defense’s closing arguments were a fatal flaw. “Oh, we were all shocked […]

  • Southington couple loses $2,800 tax refund after identity theft

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  • Canine massage therapist aims to heal Connecticut dogs

    COLCHESTER — Massages can be a great way to relax your muscles, but now one local massage therapist is marking his territory in a different way. Dave Shoup is an electrical engineer by trade, but he’s recently traded in the technology in favor of “touch.” His new massage business is booming thanks to word of mouth, even though his clients can’t even talk. That’s because his clients are canines. Shoup gives massages to dogs as a therapy technique. His business is called “Tucker’s Touch.” […]

  • Caught on camera: Morris town leader storms out of her own meeting

    MORRIS– A first selectman is the subject of a video spreading on Facebook. In the video, Barbara Bongiolatti is seen standing up and calling a recess during a Morris Board of Selectman meeting just minutes after it started. She then storms out. It all happened Tuesday in the Litchfield County town of just under 2,400 residents. Bongiolatti exits after a brief back-and-forth with Selectman Phil Birkett. Barbara Bongiolatti: “I will adjourn this meeting Phil. Meeting is recessed.” Phil Birkett: “Until […]

  • Glastonbury volunteer EMS could be cut

    GLASTONBURY- The Glastonbury Town council decided to table a controversial decision on emergency services contracts Tuesday night. The town’s been served by the Glastonbury EMS, formerly known as Glastonbury Voluntary Ambulance  Association, since 1957. But now some are suggesting a change to the for-profit Ambulance Service of Manchester (AMS). The consideration is drawing criticism from members of Glastonbury EMS, who say a commercial entity might provide a slower response in times of emergency. “It could potentially put people’s health at […]

  • Pictures of utility workers? Connecticut Water has a new scam-busting strategy

    CLINTON– Utility customers have fallen victim to many scams over the years when impostors show up at the door, claiming to work for the local water authority. But now there might be a solution: emailed pictures. The Connecticut Water Company is now sending out emails to customers with a picture of the utility employee before a representative shows up. “What we’ll do now is send a picture of the employee and their name to the customer just before they arrive […]

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