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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
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    Community responds after attempted abduction of 12-year-old in New London

    NEW LONDON — Police in New London say a boy is safe after an attempted abduction near a neighborhood park on Tuesday afternoon. “Honestly, it’s very disheartening because you want to know that it’s a safe environment, and that people can be trusted,” said Daenalynn Sabol of Norwich who says she frequently comes to New London. Police say the 12 year old boy was crossing a pedestrian overpass near the intersection of State Pier Road and Crystal Avenue around 4:16 […]

  • Bikers fighting animal abuse to host annual rally Aug. 18

    NORTH HAVEN – Bikers Against Animal Cruelty, or B.A.A.C., is a non-profit organization of local motorcyclists promoting responsible pet ownership. The group prides itself on spreading awareness about the cruelty and neglect that impacts the lives of so many animals. Funds raised by B.A.A.C. help pay for urgent medical care, and provide funding to various shelters and rescue organizations to offset medical bills. “The shelters they are struggling as well so we try to help offset that bill for them, […]

  • National Night Out celebrates community ties with first responders

    MERIDEN — Tuesday, August 7th, is National Night Out. This is an event that started in 1984, and is now held all across America as a chance for the community to get to know their local first responders. This event is meant to strengthen the bond between those who live in the community, and those who protect the community. Several of these events involve meet and greets, music, games, food and fun. Some Connecticut communities participating in the event include: […]

  • Scooper Sunday returns to Dunkin’ Donuts Park to raise money for suicide prevention

    HARTFORD — A special day at Dunkin’ Donuts Park,  to raise money for the Jordan Porco Foundation. Sunday is Scooper Sunday at the Yard Goats game. For just eight dollars, fans get unlimited ice cream from places like the Rita’s Italian Ice and Ben And Jerrys. Matt Scott and Erika Arias will be on hand as celebrity scoopers. The event is a fun time to raise funds for an important cause. The Jordan Porco Foundation works to prevent teen suicide […]

  • Children’s LAW Center of CT looking to help families in crisis

    HARTFORD — The Children’s LAW Center is located in Hartford, and strives to promote the best possible outcomes for children and families in transition or crisis by providing access to legal services and support that they otherwise could not afford. The center specializing in offering options for resolving conflicts outside the court system. The LAW Center was created 26 years ago after a six-year-old girl was shot and killed by her father during a supervised visitation. From this tragedy the […]

  • Stuff a Humvee Event In Suffield to help families in need for back to school

    SUFFIELD — Summer is winding down, which means it is almost time to go back to school. Back to school is a time that can be stressful for families who struggle financially. So, to give back to the community, State Representative, Tami Zawistowski (R-61), along with Suffield Emergency Aid, the Suffield Police Department and Highland Park Market, are all coming together and hosting a “Stuff a Humvee” event to collect needed items for students returning to school. The Stuff a […]

  • New L.L. Bean opens in New Haven

    NEW HAVEN —  L.L. Bean officially opened its third store in Connecticut on Friday. The brand celebrated its newest location with fun prizes and surprises for all those who were on hand before the doors opened to the public at 9 am. “They have a basket, and you pull a card out whatever you get you get,” said Emerson Poach of New Haven, who was first in line. “Even if I get a ten dollar card it’s better than getting […]

  • Free health screenings offered in Waterbury Thursday

    WATERBURY — The Cigna Foundation Health Improvement Tour, a cross-country mobile lab, will offer free health screenings and health coaching for the “Core Four” — blood pressure, cholesterol, body mass index (BMI) and blood sugar. The free screenings are available to the public, regardless of insurance or place of residence. The Core Four are at the root of most chronic illness in the United States, including hypertension and cardiovascular disease, and diabetes. Results are available within minutes, and health coaches […]

  • Suffield school administrators, including Superintendent, under investigation

    SUFFIELD — A petition has called for a declaration of no confidence in the Suffield Superintendent of Schools and other administrators. “I’m a little nervous,” said Sarah Pikula, a Suffield resident and parent. Pikula said her children are still too young for the public school system but they might one day be attending the schools, assuming the controvery surrounding the administration gets resolved. “I know there’s a lot of other people in town that send their kids to other schools […]

  • Local elementary teacher to represent Connecticut at Mrs. America Pageant

    HARTFORD — Teresa Nakouzi of Hamden, first came on FOX61 back in May as Mrs. New Haven County and Ms. New England states. She later went on to compete in the Mrs. Connecticut America Pageant where she took home the title and the crown! Teresa is now preparing to compete on the national stage in Las Vegas for the title of Mrs. America. When she’s not wearing her crown, Teresa is a teacher and reading specialist at Beecher Road Elementary School […]