From City Hall to Webster Bank

Sarah Barr

Sarah Barr, a former WFSB anchor/reporter who has served as the City of Hartford’s Communications Director since 2005, is leaving to become Vice President of External Communications at Webster Bank.

Sunday Talk

Face the State WFSB   11 a.m

Host: Dennis House

Race for Congress

Wayne Winsley, Republican Candidate for Congress

Battle Over Jackson Labs

Catherine Smith, Commissioner of the Department of Economic and Community Development

State Sen. John McKinney, R – Fairfield

Face the State Flashback

The Connecticut Rams?


The Real StoryFoxCT 6:30 am

Host: Laurie Perez

Special Session Wrap

State Rep. Brendan Sharkey, D – Hamden

State Rep. Larry Cafero, R – Norwalk

Keith Phaneuf, CT Mirror

Online Voting, Civics Survey

Denise Merrill, Secretary of the State

The Stan Simpson Show Fox CT Saturday, 6:30 amonline at

Host: Stan Simpson

Teen Moms on the Rebound

Lorna Little, St. Agnes Home

Shanda McLendon

CT is Open for Business

Oz Griebel, President of the Metro Hartford Alliance

Upcoming Leaders

Bilal Sekou, University of Hartford

Focus on Connecticut News12 Saturday: 7:30 am, 11 am, 2:30 pm, 7:30 pm.Sunday: 2:30 am, 7:30 am, 11 am, 1:30 pm, 5:30 pm

Host: Tom Appleby

Michael Tetreau, D – Fairfield First Selectman

Robert Bellitto, R – Fairfield First SelectmanCandidate

Hugh Dolan, I – Fairfield First Selectman Candidate

CTN: Capitol Report: Week in Review Sunday at 8 pm      Replays of: The Real Story (8:30 PM), Face the State (9:00 pm),The Stan Simpson Show (9:30 pm)

Regan Leaving CT Mirror

Mike Regan, Editor of CT Mirror (and formerly of the Hartford Courant) , announces on the website that he is leaving the newspaper. According to Daily Ructions, he will be replaced by another former Courantite: Jenifer Frank who is presently with The Day of New London.

Ad Gag

The  union SEIU 32BJ attempted to buy a large ad in the Hartford Courant criticizing the newspaper’s decision not to renew a contract with the paper’s longtime cleaning service. However, the Courant chose not to accept it. Employees of the company Capitol Cleaning will lose their jobs after the company lost a competitive bid for the contract to clean at he Broad Street HQ. The story from CTNewsJunkie.



Flatow, Move Over….

John Dankosky, news director at WNPR and host of the interview program  “Where We Live”, is getting a national star turn this Friday, 10/28. He’s hosting the NPR show “Science Friday“, filling in for Ira Flatow.

Vance Lecture

Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates will be this year’s Robert C. Vance Distinguished Lecture speaker at CCSU. The lecture will take place on Tuesday, November 8, at 7:30 pm in Welte Auditorium on the CCSU campus in New Britain. Admission is free but tickets are required.  Gates is the only secretary of defense in U.S. history to be asked to remain in that office by a newly-elected president.

Back to Reality (and the Anchor Desk)

WFSB Weekend Anchor/Reporter Hallie Jackson returns to the evening newscasts this weekend after a long honeymoon. Her wedding took place in Perkasie, Pennsylvania in Bucks County. Congrats!

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