Melissa in the Morning is hosted by Melissa Sheketoff who gathers top news headlines locally and nationally to keep WICC600 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.
Paul welcomes in Trumbull First Selectman Vicki Tesoro to the program to speak about the latest news from the town. Then, Wayne Pesce, President of the Connecticut Food Association, joins the show to discuss how the new bag tax surrounding plastic bags has effected people in the state. And finally, Paul gives his thoughts on…Continue Reading
Why Sex Education Matters ((00:07)) Only in Bridgeport with Lennie Grimaldi ((07:59)) Tony Knows his Kennedy’s ((13:02)) Dee’s Bait & Tackle give Bluefish Advice ((18:12)) Wearing Boxers Outside? ((22:54)) Image Credit: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading
A great show to kick off the week, Paul speaks with author Tony Renzoni about his book following the story of local sports legend Joan Joyce. Then, State Rep. Chris Davis calls in and breaks down the latest on a new casino deal coming in the state. And finally, Jim Cameron discusses the latest issues…Continue Reading
Congressman Jim Himes ((00:07)) March of Dimes ((07:33)) Mom Knows Best ((15:58)) Hotdog Ice Cream…Gross! ((23:01)) Going Green with Bill ((27:02)) Image Credit: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading
Paul closes out the week discussing the latest details about a case tied to the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting. Then, Lisa Wexler calls in to talk about her new show on WICC600 starting on Monday, Aug. 7th. State Senator Kevin Kelly joins the program for his weekly update touching on the cost for UConn to…Continue Reading
Paul kicks off the new month with a look at new funding for the College of Nursing at Sacred Heart University to focus on alleviating pain without using opioids. Then, Josh Geballe, Commissioner of the Department of Administrative Services joins the program to discuss with Paul about the task of running the state and trying…Continue Reading
Another Fairfield Driving Victim…what’s being done? ((00:07)) Senator Richard Blumenthal: PFAS ((13:59)) The Biggest Festival that Never Happened ((21:00)) BBB: Vacation and College Rental Scams ((27:06)) What are your August plans?? ((37:30)) Image Credit: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading
A jammed-packed show on Tuesday, Paul kicks things off with his Facebook getting lambasted for having a store bought microwave pasta. Then, Professor Mitchell S. McKinney, Director of Political Communication Institute at the University of Missouri to discuss the night’s Democratic political debates. Dr. Harvey Klehr joins the program to discuss the history of Russian…Continue Reading