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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 meteorologist Paul Piorek and our traffic reporter Chris Williams.

Recent posts

Melissa in the Morning: Ahead of the Verdict

Melissa in the Morning: Ahead of the Verdict

1. The Kyle Rittenhouse trial is nearing the end. We ask our legal expert, Bill Bloss, what is to come in the case. ((00:10))2. Efforts are underway to preserve Remington Woods. Bridgeport City Councilwoman Maria Pereira weighs in on the importance of advocating for the property. ((12:32))3. Are you Feeding or Sabotaging Your Marriage? Relationship…Continue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: Governor Lamont is running again

Melissa in the Morning: Governor Lamont is running again

It was our bi-weekly check-in with the governor taking your questions. We highlighted his re-election plans, addressing youth crime following a scary situation in Fairfield, schools dealing with covid and FEMA money being divvied up between CT, NY and NJ. IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: Is covid REALLY leaving?

Melissa in the Morning: Is covid REALLY leaving?

Dr. Browne addresses a recent comment from a national official: “covid should be gone by December” How accurate is that or inaccurate?? Also, the latest on the merck pill, debunking theories around tylenol use after a covid shot and a check at pediatric covid shots.  IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: Are you smarter than a Spider?

Melissa in the Morning: Are you smarter than a Spider?

1. David Mestre introduces the portia spider and why a small brain may be deceiving. ((00:10))2. Dan Onofrio of BRBC talked about ARP money allotment and how to help restaurants dealing with food shortages. ((07:20))3. Workout Wednesday: Debunking Health lies like “carbs make you fat”…NOT ALWAYS! ((15:14))4. Sports round up with Justin to look at…Continue Reading

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