13 Jun Ben Goldman Named General Assignment Reporter and Weekend Anchor for FOX61 in Connecticut
June 13, 2017 – FOX 61 announced Ben Goldman will join Tribune Broadcasting’s Hartford & New Haven television station as a general assignment reporter and weekend anchor. Goldman begins his new role on Monday, June 19, reporting to Liz Grey Godbout, VP News/News Director.
Goldman just completed an internship with Lester Holt at NBC Nightly News and is currently completing his degree in Communications at the University of Connecticut.
Part of the Tribune family, Goldman was an intern for PIX11 News in New York where he served as a segment producer for station packages. Previously, Goldman was a weekend reporter and multimedia journalist for Western Mass News (CBS 3, ABC 40 and FOX 6) in Springfield, MA. He began his media career at FOX 61 where he was the on-air host of studio segments highlighting Connecticut based non-profit organizations.
“Ben is launching a promising career in broadcasting as he joins our team of news leaders here at FOX61. As a Connecticut native, he is deeply rooted in our community. We look forward to Ben connecting with our viewers and reporting on the stories important to them,” said Grey Godbout.
About FOX 61
FOX 61 is one of the nation’s most highly rated FOX Network affiliates providing Connecticut viewers with outstanding entertainment, news, sports and local event programming. FOX 61 News is the market leader in news, producing more news and winning more awards than any station in Connecticut. FOX 61 now airs more than 61 hours of local news and public affairs programming each week, more than any other market station. FOX 61 is owned and operated by Tribune Media, one of the country’s leading multimedia companies.
About Tribune Media
Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit www.tribunemedia.com.
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