The magazine’s list includes 40 of the state’s “shooting stars” who “influence, innovate, create, rebel and soar high.”

CONNECTICUT, USA – FOX61 anchor Jenn Bernstein was named to Connecticut Magazine’s 40 under 40 list this year.

The magazine’s list includes 40 of the state’s “shooting stars” who “influence, innovate, create, rebel and soar high.”

Connecticut Magazinewho posted his list online on Monday, described the 37-year-old Simsbury native as an “Emmy Award-winning journalist who ably covers topics including COVID, crime and domestic violence legislation, oversees the station’s political coverage, goes-to-confront would-be steamrollers, and also excels with the human touch by hosting events like the Union Street Tavern Trot in Windsor to benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation.

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Bernstein, who joined the FOX61 team in August 2014, reports on Connecticut politics, co-hosts the 4 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts, and hosts “The Real Story” airing at 10 a.m. a.m. on Sunday.

“Bernstein is accomplished, professional, engaging, down-to-earth and real in the best sense – an admirable suite of attributes not often found together in ‘personalities’ on camera,” the magazine said. .

Bernstein had this to say about the creation of the list:

“I am honored to be recognized among such an accomplished group of people in our state. Thank you for this honor, Connecticut Magazine!”

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Other members of the 40 Under 40 class include NASA astronaut and Navy pilot Jack Hathaway; Anthony McDonald, vice president of executive director of the Shubert Theater in New Haven; architect Omarys Vasquez; climate activist Sena Wazer; and author Janea Marks.

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