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Melissa in the Morning is hosted by Melissa Sheketoff who gathers top news headlines locally and nationally to keep WICC listeners in the know, delivering the information that matters most to you.

Every week, enjoy live interviews from state leaders, business owners and local experts. Melissa has recently connected with Governor Ned Lamont, who has agreed to take YOUR questions bi-weekly on the show. Consistently, Melissa also talks to U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, U.S. Congressman Jim Himes, Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim and State Senator Tony Hwang. Local experts include infectious disease expert, Dr. Fred Browne of Griffin Health, Luke Frey from the Better Business Bureau, The Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities and Bridgeport Health Director Lisa Morrissey. 

Enjoy original weekly segments like “Community Inspiration,” “Marriage Advice” and “Crime on the Mind.” Community Inspiration highlights Connecticut residents who live normal lives doing extraordinary things. Every week, you can meet people of all ages who are inspiring their community and loved ones through their work, outlook on life, actions and good deeds. Marriage advice is a bi-weekly check-in with relationship consultant, Bob Donovan, who gives tips to a healthy marriage and perspective for couples to think about. Crime on the Mind features Lt. James Perez from the Fairfield Police Department, who travels around the country teaching crime prevention to other police departments. He gives us the top crimes happening right now and tips for the public to stay safe and be proactive. 

You’ll hear weather and traffic on the 6’s from our chief meteorologist Bill Jacquemin and our traffic reporter Kellie Quinn.

Recent posts

Melissa in the Morning: Cold Cases

Melissa in the Morning: Cold Cases

1. Lisa Dadio is a former police lieutenant and has a background in forensics and cold cases. We asked her about high profile cases in CT and how police handle them. ((00:10))2. Congressman Jim Himes talked about voting rights and at-home covid test kits being sent out across the US. ((16:16))3. Senator Kevin Kelly talk…Continue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: Run Number Two

Melissa in the Morning: Run Number Two

1. Bob Stefanowski is officially running for governor again. What’s different this time around? ((00:10))2. Senator Blumenthal is back from the Ukraine. What he learned overseas and how will Russia respond? ((10:46))3. Zoo Minute: What’s the biggest vulture and did you know there’s one at the Beardsley Zoo? ((18:10)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: Financial Anxiety

Melissa in the Morning: Financial Anxiety

1. Three of the biggest challenges for the average couple include finances. So how do we deal with financial stress and anxiety? Julius Dudics responds. ((00:10))2. When we enter cold snaps, are your cars ready? Fran Mayko of AAA gives us tips on how to be prepared and drive safely during the frigid months. ((09:23))3.…Continue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: MLK Day

Melissa in the Morning: MLK Day

1. What would Dr. Martin Luther King Jr think of today’s world if he was still here? Robert Kinney shared insight on this topic and what people should take away from this day. ((00:10))2. Beware of fake masks and price gouging for at-home tests. Attorney General William Tong told us when this was detected and…Continue Reading

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