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Executive Digital Producer, Jesse Gosselin Is On “Fireside Chats With Nyberg”

LIVE on Facebook tonight on “Fireside Chats With Nyberg,” is Jesse Gosselin, who heads up our digital team at WTNH News 8. Jesse is a long time musician who plays by ear. He’s a Dad of one, married to a gal whose great Uncle owned the famed Chasen’s Restaurant in Hollywood from yesteryear, and he loves mid-century Read more…

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WTNH-TV Director of Audience Development Featured on Fireside Chats With Nyberg

The rolling fireplace was in the WTNH-TV newsroom for this edition of “Fireside Chats With Nyberg.” Vanessa Wojtusiak who is a self-described tech nerd is my guest. Vanessa has been to all the social media headquarters in the U.S. including Google, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. This gal can code too. You’ll learn a lot of Read more…

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WTNH Sports Guy John Pierson On “Fireside Chats With Nyberg”

Another fun “Fireside Chats With Nyberg with WTNH News 8’s sports guy, and father of four, John Pierson. I learned he knows how to mitre corners, in that he loves carpentry. Guest appearances by a soon-to-married Sam Kantrow in a shiny red car that isn’t his, and reporter Mario Boone and photographer, JP Coleman in a News 8 live Read more…

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Fireside Chats With Nyberg ~ Former News 8 Anchor Janet Peckinpaugh

On this edition of “Fireside Chats With Nyberg” former News 8 anchor, Janet Peckinpaugh. She was at the news desk from 1984 to 1987 at Channel 8. She told me stories I never knew about her. She was raised in Ohio and went to Indiana University. She is now a realtor and lives in Essex Read more…

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Fireside Chats With Nyberg~ Ex. Assistant Tina Cripps Nicoletti

On this edition of “Fireside Chats With Nyberg,” Ansonia’s Tina Cripps Nicoletti. Tina who is the Executive Assistant to the television station’s General Manager, Rich J Graziano, is a good part of the glue that holds all of WTNH News 8 together. She can do it all. She’s the mother of two sons and is a heck of a Read more…

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Fireside Chats With NYBERG ~Bill Koczocik (Ko-Cha-Chick)

On this episode of “Fireside Chats with Nyberg” is cameraman extraordinaire, Bill Koczocik. You’ll find out that Bill is a real renaissance man.You’re going to get to know all the people who work inside the WTNH-TV studios, there are so many interesting people here.   ,

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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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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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Colon Cancer Was No Match For Lajeune Hollis

At age 49 Lajeune Hollis was told she had colon cancer. The news fell out of the sky for her. It took her a few days to wrap her head around such devastating news and then she got on with her life with a positive attitude that no matter how hard the journey she would Read more…

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The Hungry Need Your Help In Connecticut

Tens of thousands are food challenged in this state of about three million people. The Connecticut Food Bank works 24-7 to feed families and we at News 8 are lending some help. Have you looked into the eyes of someone who is hungry? They are so grateful for anything. Children cannot learn when their stomachs Read more…

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