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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
  • #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 […]

  • Operation Care Package at Pratt and Whitney

    Young people from across Connecticut teamed up with the professionals at Pratt and Whitney Wednesday morning. They were on a mission to brighten the lives of our servicemen and women around the world. FOX61’s Keith McGilvery was in East Hartford to see how they’re doing it.

  • #CTBucketList: Connecticut’s hiking trails, and more, during #CTTrailsDay weekend

    If there’s a trail, a park, a paddling area that’s on your CT Summer Bucketlist, this is the perfect weekend to check it off, because it’s Connecticut’s Trails Day celebration! National Trails Day® is an annual event on the first Saturday of June, sponsored by the American Hiking Society, to celebrate trails and greenways throughout the country. And guess which state has more Trails Day events than any other? Yes, Connecticut – for several years running! Although we are a […]

  • #CTBucketlist: Roaring Brook Nature Center

    The Roaring Brook Nature Center in Canton is home to dozens of animals who call Connecticut home. Some of the critters are there to stay and others are on the road to recovery before they’re released back into the wild. Our Keith McGilvery went to check it out as part of our Connecticut Summer Bucket List.

  • Nuisance 911 Calls Impact Dispatchers, Public Safety

    9-1-1 are the three numbers that can make the difference between life and death. “You know anything from a mass casualty incident, to somebody getting shot, stabbed, hit by car, a domestic, what have you,” says Hartford Emergency Dispatcher, Michael Elwood. While we all know what to dial turns out there are a whole lot of folks who don’t know when it’s appropriate. Hartford dispatchers call them “nuisance calls.” Dispatcher Sonia Ramos recently took a call from a man who […]

  • CTBucketlist: Old Newgate Prison in East Granby

    From the moment you step inside the mine at the Old Newgate Prison in East Granby, you’re transformed back to the 18th century. “You go under the guardhouse where they were stored in cells and then you can go in the mine,” says the museum’s assistant, Morgan Bengel. Part of the history is in the copper mine. There are so many stories of prisoners trying to escape and not making it out, like this one: Abel Starkey was trying to […]

  • Construction Career Day comes to Wallingford as trade jobs look to fill spots

    More than a thousand students in hard hats will be in Wallingford this week! The young people are participating in a hands-on career workshop that’s focused on the trades. Participants got to experience what is like to do things like electrical work, carpentry and drive bulldozers and other construction equipment. Folks with the Associated Builders and Contractors are sponsoring the two-day experience and say roughly 20-percent of people in the trades are expected to retire in the next few years […]

  • Emergency Pressure: Inside Hartford’s 911 Dispatch Center

    Inside Hartford’s Emergency Dispatch Center, moments matter. Michael Elwood’s been on the front lines for more than a decade, “You have to nail yourself down, you have to set emotions aside.” Jennifer Martinez has been answering the city’s 911 calls for 15 years, “You have it all day, everyday because you don’t know what you are going to get.” It’s about the same for Sonia Ramos, “They are calling us at a time when it’s probably the worst day of […]

  • #CTBucketList: Meriden Daffodil Festival

    Thousands of people are expected to pack Hubbard Park in Meriden this weekend. This morning our Keith McGilvery and Margaux Farrell got to check things out ahead of the Daffodil Festival.

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