Margaux Farrell and Carmen Chau Named General Assignment Reporters for FOX61 in Connecticut
April 4, 2017 – FOX 61 announced Margaux Farrell and Carmen Chau will join Tribune Broadcasting’s Hartford & New Haven television station as general assignment reporters. Farrell begins her new role on Monday, April 10, Chau on April 24, both reporting to Liz Grey Godbout, VP News/News Director.
Margaux Farrell was previously the Morning Anchor and Producer for KXVA/Abilene & KIDY/San Angelo, Texas. She also served as a Co-Host of the Women’s 2016 and 2017 Big Ten Swimming and Diving Championships for the Big Ten Network. Farrell, an All-American Swimmer, was a French Olympian and Bronze Medalist in London 2012. She holds a MA in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Southern California and a BA in Journalism from Indiana University.
Carmen Chau was previously a General Assignment Reporter for WTEN/WXXA in Albany, New York where she covered breaking news. She also served as a Reporter and Weekend Morning Anchor for WHAG in Hagerstown, MD, a reporter for Patch.com in Connecticut and an Anchor and Reporter for News 22 at Eastern Connecticut State University. She holds a MS in Broadcast Journalism from Quinnipiac University and a BS in Communication from Eastern Connecticut State University.
“We are extremely pleased to welcome two more Connecticut raised reporters to our exceptional news team. Both Margaux and Carmen grew up watching FOX61 and now have the opportunity to deliver the news that is important to our Connecticut communities”, 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.