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Margaux Farrell joined the FOX61 News team in April of 2017 as a morning reporter.

Margaux grew up in Woodbridge, and graduated from Amity High School. She then attended Indiana University for her undergraduate degree in journalism. While at IU she maintained a 3.8 GPA, and was a 2 year captain of the varsity swim team. She was an All-American, and internationally ranked swimmer.

Margaux has dual citizenship with France, and has competed on the French national team. She swam at The World University Games, was a silver medalist at The 2010 European Championships, and a bronze medalist at the 2012 London Olympic Games.

After competing in the Olympics, Margaux took a year off to focus on getting internships, and field experience. Her first internship was with WFSB Ch 3 in sports, and from there she was hired as a side line reporter for CPTV sports.

After her year off, Margaux earned her Masters Degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Southern California in May of 2015. She graduated with a 3.9 GPA.

Margaux officially began her career in news by helping launch a brand new morning show. She started on day one of Wake Up West Texas, which aired on KIDY Fox San Angelo, and KXVA Fox 15 Abilene in Texas. She first started as a host of a breaking/trending news desk, and was later promoted to anchor/producer.

Margaux went on to stay in West Texas for 1.5 years. Then, in April of 2017, she was hired as a morning reporter for FOX61 News back in her home state of Connecticut.

Margaux is excited to be living, and working in the state she has long called home. When she’s not working you can find her playing with her beloved cockapoo, catching up with friends and family, working out, and enjoying Connecticut’s distinct four seasons!


Recent Articles
  • “Save A Life Tour” stops in Meriden, warns of distracted driving dangers

    MERIDEN — In an effort to combat distracted driving, the Connecticut Department of Transportation of teamed up with Matrix Entertainment, a company that travels the country teaching children about the dangers of distracted driving. The “Save A Life Tour,” is expected to travel to 80 schools across Connecticut. For the seventh year in a row it returned to Maloney High School in Meriden, where teachers say students have been very receptive to the presentation. The presentation is a combination of […]

  • Adoption event in Cheshire looks to find Furever Home for shelter dogs

    CHESHIRE – Looking for a fur-ever friend? The Paws Pet Resort and Spa and Dog Days are organizing an adoption event on Saturday, October 20, and Sunday October 21st. Folks will have a chance to meet shelter dogs eligible for adoption. The event starts at 11 am, and goes until 4 pm both days at 312 East Johnson Avenue in Cheshire. Dog Days mission is to help all dog, no matter where they are, how far they have to travel to […]

  • Woman honors grandmother’s memory with jewelry for cancer research

    HARTFORD — Crystal Teal grew up very close to her grandmother, Eleanor, who sadly passed away due to cancer. One of Crystal’s fondest memories of her grandmother involved crafting, she says her grandmother taught her and her sister how to make gift for others. So, when Eleanor passed away, Crystal wanted to find a way to honor her memory, and thus, Inspirations by Crystal Teal, was born. Crystal now sells her crafts and jewelry and donates a portion of the […]

  • “Save A Life Tour” gives Meriden students hands-on lessons about distracted driving

    MERIDEN – In an effort to combat distracted driving, the Connecticut Department of Transportation of teamed up with Matrix Entertainment, a company that travels the country teaching children about the dangers of distracted driving. The “Save A Life Tour,” is expected to travel to 80 schools across Connecticut. For the seventh year in a row it returned to Maloney High School in Meriden, where teachers say students have been very receptive to the presentation. The presentation is a combination of […]

  • Operation Warm: Bringing coats to Norwich kids

    NORWICH —  Wednesday hundreds of students at the Stanton Elementary School in Norwich went home a little warmer. “A lot of our kids are in need and this is just incredible opportunity for us, we can’t believe this is happening,” said principal Susan Lessard. Volunteers were handing out coats designed and paid for by Operation Warm, a non-profit organization, with the goal of giving kids more than just a vital piece of clothing for Connecticut winters. “We really focus on […]

  • Watch: 18th Annual Bethany Harvest Festival Offering Free Fall Fun

    BETHANY – The Bethany Harvest Festival is in its 18th year of providing fall fun to Connecticut. The event charges no fee for admission or parking, and is a small town family oriented festival in the Greater New Haven community. Local businesses support the festival, and help provide entertainment and activities, including a mechanical bull, duck herding demonstrations, moon bounces, and plenty of good food. The festival is rain or shine at the Bethany airport on Sunday October 7. For […]

  • WATCH: Salute to Veterans race set for November 10th

    ROCKY HILL – The second annual Salute To Our Veterans race is quickly approaching! The event is on November 10, and is meant to raise funds for the men and women who have served our country. Folks can walk or run three miles on a scenic course that goes all the way to the top of the Connecticut Department of Veteran Affairs complex in Rocky Hill. 100 percent of net proceeds will be used to support veterans outreach programs. 50 […]

  • EXCLUSIVE: Accused Bristol cat killer has violent criminal past

    BRISTOL — A man accused of killing a cat appeared in court Thursday in Bristol. 27-year-old Johnathan Ely went before a judge where it was learned in addition to his animal cruelty case, he’s being held on $250,000 bail for violating probation related to a separate strangulation and assault case out of New Britain. David Farmer is Gus the cat’s owner. “He was a beautiful cat, and he didn’t deserve this,” Farmer said. Surrounded by the animal advocates of Desmond’s […]

  • Departments across the state celebrate ‘Coffee with a Cop’ day!

    Today is national coffee with a cop day! “I usually don’t have a donut, but today I did,” said Rick Soto, Deputy Chief of the East Hartford Police Department. Wednesday was a special occasion to splurge in East Hartford, and all across the country. “Today’s event is National Coffee with a Cop day. Periodically we do coffee with a cop where the main message is just to get out to the community to talk to the community, and to let […]

  • Windsor Locks honors Medal of Honor awardee

    WINDSOR LOCKS – The Town of Windsor Locks celebrated the life of United States Air Force Master Sergeant John A. Chapman at a commemoration ceremony on Sunday, at the new Windsor Locks Amphitheater adjacent to Town Hall. Chapman was raised in Windsor Locks, and was a 1983 graduate of Windsor Locks High School. He was killed in combat at Takur Ghar, Afghanistan, on March 4, 2002. Chapman was posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor last month in Washington, DC, […]