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Alex Conroy, WTNH Television News Editor Featured On “Fireside Chats With Nyberg”

On this episode of “Fireside Chats With Nyberg,” we learn all about television news editor, Alexandra Mary Conroy,who is originally from Providence, Rhode Island.  I learned a little secret, that Alex’s dream is to be on Broadway. She can sing, dance and act, and as a treat in this segment you will hear her sing. Enjoy!

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Meteorologist, Garett Argianas Featured on Fireside Chats With Nyberg

Join us for this edition of “Fireside Chats With Nyberg” where Meteorologist Garett Argianas tells us about his love for weather, which includes an explanation of a “wet bulb.” Yep, that was a new one on me too.

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Television Director, Kimberly Kenney Is Featured on “Fireside Chats With Nyberg”

  This is the adorable WTNH News 8 director, Kimberly Kenney. She has done so much in her 30 years. You will learn a lot about her here. She loves France, the Philadelphia Eagles, is from New Jersey, exit 4, and wrote a very important story as a young child about her Grandfather…enjoy.

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WTNH-TV Sports Guy, Erik Dobratz Featured on Fireside Chats With Nyberg

I feature WTNH’s sports guy, Erk Dobraz on “Fireside Chats With Nyberg.” Erik is coming up on 20 years at the television station this November, 2018. The father of two children, who lives in Old Saybrook, loves what he does, though he does admit he thought he would work in radio instead. Get to know Read more…

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Connecticut’s First Television Station, WTNH, Turns 70!

WTNH(abc) is Connecticut’s oldest television station, and the second oldest in New England. The station has come a long way since June 15, 1948, and in this special we take a look back at our history, complete with memories and stories from News 8 alumni throughout our seven decades. Hosted by Ann Nyberg and Keith Kountz, Read more…

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Fireside Chats With NYBERG, Connecticut TV Meteorologist Joe Furey

Joe Furey is a long time meteorologist in Connecticut, he grew up here and has raised four daughters here as well. He’s all about Connecticut, but there are other things you’ll learn about him on this “Fireside Chats with Nyberg.” 

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Sally Jessy Raphael

In May of 2017, I got to spend some time with the first lady of TV daytime talk, Sally Jessy Raphael. Sally preceded Oprah by about three years. She brought her show to WTNH in June of 1987. I came to the station six months prior, so I got to see her nationally syndicated show Read more…

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Here’s to 30 years, Connecticut!

On this date, January 16th, 1987, 30 years ago, I came to WTNH-TV, I was a mother of one, the twins had not arrived, that would be in 1989. In 1987, which seems like a lifetime ago, we were Action News 8. One gallon of gas cost 89 cents on average, a US Postage Stamp Read more…

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Dick Cavett to Receive The First “Spirit Of Katharine Hepburn Award”

The ‪Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center will hold its annual Summer Gala Saturday August 27th, 2016 on the historic Old Saybrook Town Green. In addition to fantastic eats and fabulous music and dancing, the inaugural Spirit of Katharine Hepburn Award will be presented as a graceful statuette sculpted in the likeness of Katharine Hepburn by Kimberly Read more…

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The Finale of “Downton Abbey” At The Shubert Theater

Yes, it’s here, the end of “Downton Abbey. Those six seasons just flew by, so many gorgeous costumes so little time.  If you would like to be in the same place with a whole bunch of fans, here’s your place, the Shubert Theater in New Haven, Connecticut.  

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