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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: Animal Cruelty

Melissa in the Morning: Animal Cruelty

1. A hoarding situation reported in Fairfield involved 80 animals. First Selectwoman Brenda Kupchick addressed rules she’s working on to better the problems.2. A bill is coming out about the right to counsel for tenants who were evicted from their homes. The Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities explains.3. Oh Christmas TREES, oh Christmas TREES!…Continue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: Home Remedies

Melissa in the Morning: Home Remedies

Dr. Browne has talked about how the vaccine is a tool to fight covid. But what about home remedies like vitamin d or pharmaceutical aloe? He explains why those solutions can be helpful, but don’t push it. IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images Plus Continue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: Cookies beware!

Melissa in the Morning: Cookies beware!

No, not chocolate chip…internet cookies. Vahid tells us what cookies are, how they are used by web companies to track our activities across different websites, and how to configure them to protect our privacy. ((00:10)) Senator Richard Blumenthal has joined the call for an FTC investigation into big oil companies and why gas prices are…Continue Reading

Melissa in the Morning: Fertility Clinic Questions

Melissa in the Morning: Fertility Clinic Questions

After a California couple sued their fertility clinic over switching their embryo, we wanted peace of mind from Connecticut establishments. Dr. Levi of Park Avenue Fertility and Reproductive Medicine in Trumbull talked about how common this mistake is and how it should be avoided. ((00:10)) Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim has been getting a lot of…Continue Reading

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