Fox 61 to Broadcast 47th Hartford St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Fox 61 to Broadcast 47th Hartford St. Patrick’s Day Parade

HARTFORD, CT – March 5, 2018 – Fox 61 (WTIC-TV) will broadcast the 47th Annual Greater Hartford St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 10, 2018 at 11:30am. The parade, one of the city’s largest celebrations of cultural pride, will be hosted by Fox 61 Morning News Anchors, Timothy Lammers and Erika Arias. Coverage will also feature reporters Jim Altman, Margaux Farrell and Matt Scott covering the sights and sounds along the parade route.

The Greater Hartford St. Patrick’s Day Parade is organized by the Central Connecticut Celtic Cultural Committee (C.C.C.C.C.), a civic group committed to fostering, promoting and celebrating the contributions of Irish and Irish-Americans to Central Connecticut’s vibrant communities.

Communities expected to march include Cromwell, East Hartford, Manchester, New Britain, South Windsor and Weathersfield.

Fox 61 has been a long-running partner of the parade, and is proud to support the C.C.C.C.C. in its annual celebration of the community.

“FOX61 is proud to continue its commitment to Connecticut’s communities by broadcasting Hartford’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade live again this year. We encourage everyone to come out and enjoy the parade. And, for those who prefer to watch from home, tune into our live parade coverage on WTIC FOX61 or watch the livestream on FOX61.com.”, says Elizabeth Godbout, News Director for Fox 61.

The parade will step off at 11:00am from the State Capitol and will end at Hartford’s Memorial Arch.

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.

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Media Contacts:

Jessica Bellucci
VP/Communications
Tribune Broadcasting
212-210-2626
jbellucci@tribunemedia.com

William Murphy
William Murphy
Creative Services Director
WTIC-TV
860-723-2109
wmurphy@fox61.com