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“Fireside Chats With Nyberg” Featuring WTNH-TV Marketing Producer Fabio LoNero

So much fun talking to Fabio LoNero on “Fireside Chats With Nyberg.” We talked about cooking, and spoke a little Italian, I am trying to find him a nice girl to date…and on and on. Fabio is the marketing producer at WTNH News 8 and he is a sweet soul. Enjoy! Flowers provided by Preston Whiteway, the Executive Director of Read more…

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George Colli Stars on Fireside Chats With Nyberg

In this episode of “Fireside Chats With Nyberg” I talk to investigative and political reporter, George Colli. He’s a Connecticut boy and his family owns restaurants in the state too. We had some technical difficulties on this show, and News 8’s Darren Kramer ended up lending two helping hands by holding the camera in the 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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My Life In Television News: From Typewriters And Film To Digital

It really is like magic these days. A live interview with social media maven, Vanessa Wojtusiak at WTNH-TV(abc) with an ipad and iphone. I started in television news in 1979 in my hometown of South Bend, Indiana, then I took off for Oklahoma City and then to the Nutmeg state, and my how the business Read more…

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The One Of A Kind, Geoff Fox

People come and go in the news business, but others stay in one place a long time and become entrenched in their community. Those of you who have been with Action News, News Channel 8, and News 8 over the years got to know a weather guy by the name of Geoff Fox. He was on 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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The Vintage Hi-Fi Museum Is Opening!

The Vintage Hi-Fi Museum is a reality and you are invited to the Grand Opening in West Hartford, CT. Don’t worry if you cannot make the Grand Opening of The Vintage Hi-Fi Museum in West Hartford in two weeks; we will open on Saturdays 10 am to 4 pm or by appointment. Please be patient with Read more…

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Hartford Radio

If you’ve spent a life time in radio and television broadcasting like I have, or have been a listener or viewer in Connecticut, you’ll get a kick out of this book. Book Description: Radio broadcasting has been an integral part of the history of Hartford since the early part of the 20th century. WDRC was Read more…

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“Cover Me Boys, I’m Going In!”

The former Director of News at News Channel 8, Keith Hirshland was here in the late 1980’s and after he left he went on to be on the ground floor of ESPN 2, and was among the first to be hired in 1994 at the newly-formed Golf Channel where he produced tournaments around the world. Read more…

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I’m A Story Teller, Pure And Simple.

Here’s “my” story after telling so many of yours over more than 30 years in television news. From my beginnings in Indiana to Oklahoma to Connecticut. I write about you, innovators and entrepreneurs, small business, every day folks.From the time I learned to read, I started documenting what was going on in people’s lives which Read more…

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