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Erin Logan is the Weekend Morning Anchor and a Reporter for Fox 61. She joined the team in December 2015. Before Fox 61, she spent over four years at News 8 in New Haven as Weekend Evening Anchor/Reporter/I-Team Reporter.

Erin moved to Connecticut in 2011 from Providence, RI where she was a Reporter/Anchor at ABC 6.

From April 2007-April 2010, Erin was the 5:30 anchor at WNDU in South Bend, Indiana. One of the 90 minute newscasts she anchored won an AP award for “Best Newscast.” She also reported in Orlando and at the NBC affiliates in Boston and Providence. Her first job in the business was Weekend Anchor in Presque Isle, Maine.

Erin’s second job over the years has been teaching at the collegiate level. She’s currently a journalism instructor at Quinnipiac University. She’s also taught classes at the University of Bridgeport, Johnson and Wales, Holy Cross College, and the University of Indiana South Bend. Erin even conducted media training workshops at the University of Notre Dame.

Erin graduated Magna Cum Laude from Syracuse University in 2000 where she majored in Speech Communication and minored in Spanish. In 2002, she got her Master’s degree in Broadcast Journalism at Boston University.

During her free time, she loves working out, shopping, and spending time with friends and family. Erin also does a lot of volunteering and coordinating charity events to help children and families. She even started her own organization, “Women Who Wow.” “WOW” meaning won’t settle, opens doors to success, wants to help others.

Recent Articles
  • Connecticut woman buys NYC homeless man plane ticket to mom’s funeral

    CROMWELL — A woman from Cromwell went the extra mile to help out a New York City homeless man who she saw on FOX 61. Mary, who doesn’t want to give her last name, was watching Good Day Connecticut when she saw a story about how excited a homeless man in Grand Central Terminal was when NYPD Officer Frank Rendina gave him a special pair of socks for diabetics. “It was so heartwarming, that I wanted to help him,” said Mary. […]

  • Local restaurant owners pay employees well above new minimum wage starting Jan. 1

    NEW BRITAIN — At the start of the new year, Connecticut’s minimum wage will go from $9.60 an hour to $10.10. But some area business owners have already taken that step, and then some, and they’re getting some backlash for it. Cafe Beauregard in New Britain pays its employees above minimum wage. That’s why in March 2014 President Barack Obama stopped there for lunch before delivering a speech about minimum wage at Central Connecticut State University. Days later at the […]

  • Conn. electors cast 7 ballots for Hillary Clinton; protesters keep fighting for popular vote

    HARTFORD — Connecticut’s seven electors formally cast their votes for Hillary Clinton, winner of the state’s presidential election, on Monday. The electors, all Democrats, chose Clinton for president and U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine for vice president in Monday’s solemn ceremony. The vote was held in the state Senate chamber, and was held in state capitals across the country. Around 5:30 p.m. Trump surpassed the 270 threshold to formally win the presidency. While the outcome was expected, about 50 protesters rallied outside […]

  • Assistant New Haven police chief receives lots of support after suspension

    NEW HAVEN — There was a show of support outside New Haven City Hall Wednesday for Assistant Police Chief Lou Cassanova after the decision to suspend him from the department for one day. State Rep. Juan Candelaria said, “Yes, he used a poor choice of words, but should he be crucified for it?” The word in question  is”mope.”  Cassanova’s attorney said he called an officer a mope because of the way he was wearing his hat. Tuesday, a  group of […]

  • Controversy brews after New Haven assistant police chief allegedly makes derogatory comment

    NEW HAVEN — The word “mope” is causing a lot of controversy, even landing New Haven Assistant Police Chief Luiz Cassanova with a one-day suspension. Cassanova’s attorney, Norm Pattis, said the word “mope” — which has traditionally been defined as someone who is dejected or in low spirits, but has taken on the secondary meaning of a criminal up to no good or a person presenting themselves as uneducated  — was thought to have been used in reference to how […]

  • Hartford firefighters rescue people from building fire, dozens of people displaced

    HARTFORD — Dozens of people are out of their home after an early morning fire in Hartford Monday. The second-alarm  fire started at around 3 a.m. at 69 Ward Place, and firefighters later said it was caused by faulty electrical work. When firefighters arrived, people were trapped on the third floor and they were able to rescue the 5 to 10 people. While fire and smoke spread through the 34-unit apartment complex, Joshua Torres and his elderly parents feared for their lives. […]

  • Veterans honor 18 Connecticut men who lost their lives in Pearl Harbor attack

    WATERBURY — Hundreds of veterans spent the day in Waterbury at a luncheon and ceremony remembering the lives lost on Pearl Harbor Day. On this 75th anniversary of the attack, which precipitated the United States’ involvement in World War II, veteran Robert Dorr says it’s still an emotional day. “Two-thousand, four hundred and three men gave their lives for our nation in that attack. One thousand, one hundred and seventy one were aboard the USS Arizona,” said Dorr. Connecticut lost […]

  • Questions linger after Southington daycare mysteriously, abruptly closes

    SOUTHINGTON — After a local daycare closed abruptly,  parents of about 50 kids don’t know if they’ll get to go back. On Friday, when Therese Kelly went to pick up her 1-year-old granddaughter at Cheshire Country Day School in the Milldale section of Southington, there were tears. She said, “I was like ‘what do you mean he’s closing the daycare?  What are we supposed to do?’ As far as I know, he let go all of the staff.” Kelly says unlike […]

  • Families, schools help identify teens involved in Hartford gas station flash mob robbery

    HARTFORD — A community is coming together to identify teens involved in a flash mob robbery at a Hartford gas station over the weekend. Families are voluntarily surrendering kids, according to Hartford Police Deputy Chief Brian Foley. Schools and CTfastrak busing system are also helping to identify the teens. According to Foley, some of the kids took a Fastrak bus to New Britain after the looting. At least two parents came over to turn their kids in and help identify other […]

  • West Hartford preschoolers learn the meaning of ‘Giving Tuesday,’ help dogs along the way

    WEST HARTFORD — They may not know the exact meaning of Giving Tuesday, but kids as young as 2 and 3 were hard at working making dog treats for area shelters. Michelle Fontaine, director of Early Childhood at Solomon Schechter Day School, said the holiday was a perfect fit to teach kids about giving, especially considering little kids’ love for animals. “This morning we watched a video of the dogs at the shelter and things were just naturally and organically coming […]

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