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Keith McGilvery is an anchor for the FOX61 Morning News weekdays from 4 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Prior to coming to FOX 61 Keith worked at WCAX-TV, the CBS affiliate in Burlington, Vermont. At WCAX Keith co-anchored the Channel 3 News at 11 and co-hosted the station’s daily talk show, “The :30.” The assignment had him doing everything from interviewing politicians and musicians to cooking, learning Jiu-Jitsu and training for a road race. Keith also reported for the Channel 3 News at 5 and 6.

Keith’s career started at WVIR/NBC29 in Charlottesville, Virginia where he worked as a general assignment reporter.
Keith earned a master’s degree in journalism from Emerson College. He received a bachelor’s degree in political science and communications from Fordham University where he served as student body president. While in New York City he interned with ABC’s Good Morning America, 20/20 and Primetime Live.

Keith is the recipient of the Fordham College Alumni Award, recognizing academic excellence as well as his work with the Special Olympics and other community groups. He also received the
Radio-Television News Directors Foundation’s Abe Schechter Scholarship for his work as a young journalist and was named a “Rising Star” by Vermont Business Magazine.

Keith loves to travel. He has backpacked across five continents and enjoys speaking with students about his adventures. If you have a story idea or community event Keith should know about, send him an email at kmcgilvery@fox61.com.

Keith is originally from the Boston area.

Recent Articles
  • FOX61’s Fall RV Road Trip kicks off!

    Day one of the FOX61 Fall RV Road Trip brought our team to Belltown Hill Orchards in Glastonbury and nearly 200 acres of apples. “This weekend The varieties we will have available are Honeycrisp McCown Cortland mackintosh Honeycrisp,” said employee Donald Preli. Preli oversees the family-run operation and says there is a right and a wrong way to pick the seasonal treat reminding pickers to hold the stem and twist upward. For our second stop, Keith McGilvery and Margaux Farrell […]

  • 2019 Travelers Championship raised over $2.1 million for local charities

    HARTFORD — The Travelers Championship announced Tuesday that the 2019 tournament generated more than $2.1 million for 150 local charities, including this year’s primary beneficiary, The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp. The funds were distributed to representatives from participating nonprofits at the annual Travelers Championship Charity Celebration, held Tuesday morning at TPC River Highlands. “I look forward to this event every year because, ultimately, this is what the tournament is all about,” said Travelers Championship Tournament Director Nathan Grube. […]

  • The Wapping Fair Returns to South Windsor

    SOUTH WINDSOR — A fun family attraction is back in South Windsor! Thursday night, the Wapping Fair kicked off for a four-day run and there’s a little bit of something for everyone. Diana Paine is with the Pine Meadow Children’s Zoo. Her family runs a petting zoo, “They all have different personalities and that means a lot to us.” She says of the nearly fifty animals on site. In addition to the petting zoo, there are a number of other […]

  • #CTBucketList: Deep River Horseshoe League

    As part of our CT summer bucket list, Keith McGilvery and Margaux Farrell are touring the state and visiting your suggestions! On Wednesday, they visited the Deep River Horseshoe League, which is the oldest horseshoe league in the state Founded in 1955, the organization with more than 60 players meets weekly for 15 weeks out of the year, and some continue on during a winter league as well. Members range in age from folks in their 20s all the way […]

  • WorkinCT: Seymour business thrives on supporting Connecticut artists

    One step inside Trish’s and you know it’s a special place. The artisan shop in Seymour is packed with handcrafted-creations. Customer Autumn Cloud-Ingram shops here, “It is rare that you are able to find something that is unique, but is also made with a lot of love and a lot of effort,” she says. It’s love, effort, and one life-changing day that led owner Trish Angersola to open up shop. “My husband and I were in an automobile accident, and I […]

  • #CTBucketList: The Children’s Museum

    WEST HARTFORD — Say hello to Conny the Whale! This bucket list stop is perfect for the kids who have exploration on the brain! Today, the #CTBucketlist tour brought Keith and Margaux to The Children’s Museum in West Hartford!  Admission to the museum ranges from $13 to $15 dollars, and children under two get in for free!

  • Beardsley Zoo welcomes new spider monkeys

    The family of animals is growing at the Beardsley Zoo! Staff in Bridgeport are putting the finishing touches on a new space for a pair of spider monkeys. The habitat is slated to open Saturday morning at 11 a.m. If the Beardsley Zoo is on your Connecticut Summer Bucket List, you can visit seven days a week tickets range from $13-$16 and kids under three get in for free!

  • #CTBucketList: Fun at Foxwoods

    Our #CTBucketList tour took us to Foxwoods this morning! FOX61’s Keith McGilvery soared hundreds of feet above the ground in a zip line ride that will have you high-fiving the birds.  

  • #CTBucketList: Goshen Stampede

    GOSHEN —  The 14th annual Goshen Stampede kicks off on Friday, June 14. This annual event attracts upwards of 25,000 people from all over the region. Attendees can enjoy live entertainment, rides, horse shows, bull riding, and other attractions. Keith McGilvery and Margaux Farrell got a sneak peek on the FOX61 morning news Friday, and show us what fun you can expect! This CT Bucket List event runs through Sunday! For more information, head to their website!  

  • Keith and Margaux explore Imagine Float Spa in Avon

    AVON — On Thursday’s edition of #CTBucketList, FOX61’s Keith McGilvery and Margaux Farrell spent the morning at Imagine Float Wellness Boutique, with hopes of leaving  feeling relaxed, refreshed and renewed. Check out Keith and Margaux’s adventure below! This  summer, don’t miss what we have to celebrate right here in Connecticut – our hometown treasures and hidden gems – by coming up with your own summer bucket list! CT Visit is partnering with FOX61 to showcase some of the best spots […]

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