Erin Connolly Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, WFSB, Salary, and Net Worth

Erin Connolly is an American Emmy Award-winning News Anchor/Reporter working for WFSB-TV in Hartford, Connecticut since June 2014.

Erin Connolly Profile

Erin Connolly is an American Emmy Award-winning News Anchor/Reporter working for WFSB-TV (CBS Affiliate) in Hartford, Connecticut. She joined the station in June 2014.

Erin Connolly Education

Connolly graduated from Syosset High School and then attended Tufts University where she obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science/Mass Media and Communications. In high school, she was part of the French Honor Society, Japanese Honor Society, and National Honor Society and won Wendy’s Heisman Scholar-Athlete and Newsday Scholar Athlete Awards. Also, she was named Outstanding Female Athlete. Connolly was also the Captain of Varsity Soccer, Lacrosse Teams, and Basketball, as well as Lacrosse Academic All-American. 

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Erin Connolly

During her stint in college, she was part of the Chi Omega Sorority, worked as Vice President of the Class Council, and Writer and Host of TUTV’s Jumbo Love Match. Connolly was also the Co-Captain of the Women’s Basketball Team, Campus Tour Guide, and Tufts Daily Viewpoint Columnist. Additionally, she produced, anchored, reported, and directed TUTV News Broadcasts. 

Erin Connolly Career

Connolly serves at WFSB as an Evening News Anchor. He anchors the 4 pm, 5 pm, 6 pm, and 11 pm newscasts on Eyewitness News from Monday through Friday. She has worked in Connecticut for over one and a half decades. Before joining WFSB, she served at Time Warner Cable News (YNN) in Albany, New York as a news reporter and anchor for 4 years and 9 months. Before that, she worked for WCTI TV 12 and FOX 8/14 in New Bern, North Carolina as a News Reporter/Anchor for 1 year and 9 months. She has worked for KEYC News 12 in Mankato, Minnesota as a News Reporter/Anchor for 11 months. 

The Hartford Business Journal honored Connolly with the “40 Under Forty Awards” in the year 2020. Also, she was honored with the same awards by The Irish Echo and Connecticut Magazine in the year 2021. The Irish Echo also awarded Connolly the “Irish Heritage Award.” At WFSB, Connolly has had the chance to report on various stories including the Traveler’s Championship, the 2016 Presidential Debate at Hofstra University in N.Y., and Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta, Georgia. 

Connolly has been part of WFSB’s investigative unit, where she assisted in spearheading the series, “Fugitive Files.” The series highlighted local cold cases. The stories led to numerous arrests and thus bringing justice to a number of families. Connolly’s favorite story she has ever covered in her career is the story of a local man who was in desperate need of a liver, in the year 2017. A kind viewer watched the story and volunteered to donate her organ to save the life of the man. Connolly has also assisted in raising funds for multiple Connecticut charities and organizations. 

Quick Facts About Erin Connolly

AgeNot Available
Net Worth$1 Million – $5 Million

While at YNN, Connolly reported on some significant political stories at the New York State Capitol such as a number of Presidential visits. Also, she covered the men’s NCAA Final Four Basketball tournament in Atlanta, Georgia; the New York State Fair in Syracuse; and the Travers Stakes in Saratoga Springs. She started her TV career at Inside Edition, the nationally syndicated hit TV show. There she conducted interviews with several celebrities and news personalities at red-carpet events such as Billy Joel, John Travolta, Jon Bon Jovi, and many others. During her leisure time, she likes to play any kind of sport, spend time with her loved ones (friends and family), shop, and cook.

Erin Connolly Age

Connolly was born on Long Island, New York, United States. Her age is unknown for she has managed to keep her personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Connolly is or when she celebrates her birthday. However, she might be in her 30s.

Erin Connolly Height

Connolly stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).

Erin Connolly Family

Connolly grew up in Long Island, New York. Information regarding Connolly’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available. However, she posted her parents on her Instagram Page on June 26, 2022, who were celebrating their 45th marriage anniversary.

Erin Connolly Husband

Connolly is married to her lovely spouse, Billy. There is no information about their engagement or wedding. However, Connolly posted their pics on her Instagram Page on September 2, 2022, celebrating their 10th marriage anniversary.

Erin Connolly Children

Connolly and her husband Billy take great pride in being mom and dad to their 2 daughters, Ireland Elizabeth (firstborn) and Clare Connolly (lastborn). Connolly often posts her daughters and husband on her Instagram Page. She posted their daughters on September 1, 2022, on their first day of school.

Erin Connolly Salary

Being one of the top journalists for WFSB, she earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.

Erin Connolly Net Worth

Connolly has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter.

At WFSB Connolly works alongside;

  1. Mark Zinni
  2. Wendell Edwards
  3. Nicole Nalepa
  4. Caitlin Francis
  5. Irene O’Connor
  6. Kara Sundlun
  7. Caitlin Nuclo
  8. Stephanie Simoni
  9. Melissa Cole
  10. Mark Dixon
  11. Scot Haney
  12. Connor Lewis
  13. Lorin Richardson
  14. Joe Zone
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