Sunday, February 26, 2006

Kevin Hogan?

Channel 3's New London Bureau Chief, Kevin Hogan has been broadcasting news in Connecticut since 1973.

Born in New Haven and raised in Ansonia , Kevin got bit by the TV bug in 1959. While visiting the LIVE studio of BEAT THE CLOCK in New York, TV Game Show host Bud Collyer interviewed Kevin in the audience about his missing front teeth.

A graduate of Kolbe High School in Bridgeport, Kevin continued his higher education at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury.
At the College radio station WXCI-FM, Kevin's broadcast career took seed.
In addition to working radio news through college, Kevin was an intern at WNEW-TV 5 New York and "The Ten O'Clock News with Bill Jorgensen."

In 1979, Kevin anchored mornings in New Haven on WELI with veteran broadcaster Ron Rohmer. A year later he became News Director in New Haven at WAVZ & WKCI . During that tenure, he won several broadcast awards from the Associated Press and the Radio Television News Director’s Association.

In 1997, Channel 3 chose Kevin to act as the Station's Special Correspondent to cover the Pope's Historic trip to Cuba . Following that event, Kevin became a permanent part of the Channel 3 team working as an anchor and reporter.

What he enjoys most about this career? “Meeting people and hopefully doing stories that can help the community,”On a more personal level Kevin enjoys running, kayaking, gardening, cooking, riding his Vulcan Classic motorcycle and finalizing the ground-up restoration of his 1959 MGA Roadster.

Kevin and his family live near the shoreline in Southeast Connecticut.

From the Ch 3 website



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