11 Jun FOX 61 Names Maggie Slysz Morning Traffic Reporter
Hartford, CT June 11, 2018 – FOX 61, Tribune Broadcasting’s Hartford & New Haven television station, today announced Maggie Slysz will be returning to the station as the traffic reporter for FOX61 Morning News, weekdays from 4a-10am. Slysz will report to Liz Grey Godbout, VP News/News Director.
Slysz returns to FOX61 on July 9 from the CT Lottery where she held a position in social media and digital marketing, strategizing and managing content across all social platforms.
“Maggie is a great asset to the Morning News team and her digital skill set will connect us even more to our viewers. She is knowledgeable and a Connecticut native, and we’re thrilled to have Maggie back on the FOX61 team, “said Grey Godbout.
Slysz first joined FOX 61 in 2013 and worked on special projects including hosting Northeast Living, and the station’s Holiday Wishes specials. She also filled in as a traffic reporter. In 2014 she moved to social media reporting and later that year was promoted to full time morning news anchor and reporter, a position she held through 2016.
Slysz has also worked as a newspaper reporter for The Bristol Press and the New Britain Herald, where she was named ‘Best Local Newscaster’ in the paper’s ‘Best of 2015’ awards, as voted by readers. Slysz, with her Polish background, spearheaded the launch of the paper’s Polish language section and covered local community stories entirely in the Polish language. In 2015, she was awarded the title of Little Poland Ambassador by the Polonia Business Association for her efforts and contributions to the Polish-American community in Connecticut.
“I’m eager to return to the FOX 61 newsroom and reunite with the talented individuals who work together to bring the most-awarded news programming to Connecticut!” said Slysz.
Born and raised in Connecticut, Slysz is a Central Connecticut State University graduate.
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 approximately 50 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 77 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 54 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% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information please visit www.tribunemedia.com.