Ann Nyberg is WTNH-TV’s longest serving Anchor~Reporter in station history. Ann anchors the 6 and 10 o’clock nightly newscasts. What really gets her going is breaking news, unscripted, rock-and-rolling, by the the seat of your pants reporting.
Nyberg, nominated for multiple Emmys, has interviewed some of the country’s greatest broadcasters, including the late Walter Cronkite and Peter Jennings. Other highlights include assignments to the communist country of Cuba and to the Vatican to cover Pope John Paul II. She’s also moderated senatorial and gubernatoral live televised debates.
Ann has been voted “Best News Anchor” for a decade in “Connecticut Magazine’s reader’s poll, and hosts her own show “Nyberg” seen weekly on News 8.
She began her journey in broadcast journalism immediately following graduation from Purdue University, where she earned a degree in journalism. Nyberg worked in Indiana and Oklahoma before making Connecticut her home. She and her husband have three daughters and a Lab named Savannah Jane.
Nyberg feels strongly about philanthropy. In 1993, she founded the Toy Closet Program at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Thousands of toys and other items are given to children of all ages upon admittance to the hospital to help ease their trauma.
A lover of the arts, Nyberg is a founding Board of Trustees member of the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook, Connecticut.
Nyberg’s website networkconnecticut.com, spotlights people and places all over the state.
Nyberg also hosts an online show called Nyberg and you can see the videos here.
Nyberg believes in connecting to her community and does that off the desk through Facebook and Twitter. You can find her at Ann Nyberg on Facebook and @AnnNyberg on Twitter.