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Stan Simpson is an award-winning multi-media journalist. He is also an education advocate and strategic communicator. He hosts The Stan Simpson Show every Saturday morning on FOX61.


Recent Articles
  • Real People with Stan Simpson – Going from fat to fit

    Five years ago, Manchester’s Mike Harrington was morbidly obese – weighing well-over 400 pounds. Since that time, he has dropped more than 200 pounds. His journey now is to educate others about how a healthy lifestyle transformed him from Fat to Fit.

  • Real People with Stan Simpson: Empowering people who’ve lost limbs

    CT’s Joe Gaetani and Tim Ploszaj were once accomplished high school athletes. After separate horrifying accidents 30 years ago, both became amputees.They turned the defining moments in their lives into a new business that will empower other amputees to live full lives. Hear their remarkable story:

  • Real People with Stan Simpson – Millionaire Mindset Sisterhood

    New Haven’s Roberta Hoskie will discuss her rags-to-riches story about how a single mom, living in New Haven on a fixed income, evolved into a wealthy real estate broker and investor. She recently started a movement  – Millionaire Mindset Sisterhood – to empower other women about how to gain wealth through real estate investing.

  • Real People with Stan Simpson – Relationships

    T.C. Brantley, a provocative and popular relationship guru & CT Pastor, became so busy fixing other couple’s relationships that he could not prevent his own marriage from failing. We discuss how Brantley’s recent divorce has affected him – and his once-burgeoning practice.  

  • Real People with Stan Simpson — The future of the UConn women

    The Courant’s Kelli Stacy has her pulse on the UConn women’s basketball team.  After 11 national championships – and another lost Final Four opportunity – is UConn’s reign of dominance over?

  • Real People with Stan Simpson — The Chances of Perez 2.0

    Former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez wants his old job back, nine years after leaving office in a corruption scandal. We talk with two former Hartford city council members who know Perez well, John  Kennelly and Ken Kennedy, they assess whether Perez’s comeback bid will get traction.

  • Real People with Stan Simpson – Jim Calhoun

    Hall of Fame college basketball coach Jim Calhoun talks about his present, highly acclaimed past – and a very unsettling future. The Coach turns 77 in May. He completed a high-profile launch of a new men’s basketball team at Division III St. Joseph. He is also a four-time cancer survivor– and is currently battling stomach cancer. Remember to LIKE “Real People with Stan Simpson” on Facebook

  • The Stan Simpson Show — Facebook’s getting complicated

    Facebook’s status is getting “complicated.” The tech giant’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg is now proposing government regulations for his own company; HUD is suing FB,  alleging housing discrimination; and FB is floating the idea about an all-news platform, in which it will pay publishers for content. Guest:  Adam Chiara, Asst. Prof., Communications; UHart “Like” the Stan Simpson Show on Facebook, and follow Stan on Twitter.

  • The Stan Simpson Show — Chef Jay Lewis

    Windsor chef Jay Lewis now has his signature potato salad – Baby J’s potato salad – on grocery store shelves at Geissler’s. Soon, the chef’s signature spice – Errrr-Thang spice – will be on those shelves Guest: Chef Jay Lewis “Like” the Stan Simpson Show on Facebook, and follow Stan on Twitter.

  • The Stan Simpson Show — Dads of autistic kids share trials and triumphs

    Dads of Autistic children share their trials and triumphs of raising a child with special needs. (April is national Autism Awareness Month) Guests: Randy Ewart; Alex Borre 

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