Jocelyn Maminta

Jocelyn Maminta

Over her distinguished 20-year broadcast career, Emmy Award nominated News 8 Medical reporter Jocelyn Maminta has anchored and reported for televisions stations in North Carolina, Milwaukee, Texas and at News 8 in Connecticut.

A political science graduate of the University of Missouri in Columbia, Jocelyn works tirelessly for many nonprofits across Connecticut. She has been honored countless times for her efforts.

She serves on the Board of Friends of Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital, the Arts Council of Greater New Haven, and is a member of the Junior League of Greater New Haven.

Jocelyn is co-founder of Caroline’s Room, a safe haven for families coping with the challenges and uncertainties surrounding the birth of a premature baby. There are Caroline’s Rooms in Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, Missouri, Ohio, Texas and Virginia. The first Caroline’s Room is at Yale-New-Haven Children’s Hospital and a second is located at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.

She is also the CEO of Frangi Pangi, fine hosiery for that bare legged look for women of all color.  Made in the USA with profits supporting Caroline’s Room.

E-mail Jocelyn and follow her on Twitter @jocelynmaminta