Nyberg Honored

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The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, New England chapter, is presenting News 8’s Ann Nyberg with a Silver Circle Award, in recognition of her more than 25 years in broadcasting.

Nyberg is the longest serving anchor in WTNH’s history. She began her broadcasting career in 1979.

From the NATAS news release:

…Ann has been a storyteller her entire life, starting with a diary her Mother gave her for Christmas when she was 8 years old. That diary is the basis for Ann’s first book called “Slices of Life, A Storyteller’s Diary” which has just been published. She has interviewed the most famous and everyday folk. She has been voted “Best News Anchor” for a decade in “Connecticut Magazine’s reader’s poll. She hosts her own on- air and online show called “NYBERG”, which she developed to tell people’s stories in long format.

Ann began her journey in broadcast journalism immediately following graduation in 1979 from Purdue University, where she earned a degree in journalism. She worked in television news in Indiana and Oklahoma before making Connecticut her home. She and her husband have three daughters and two dogs, Henry Watson and Mr. Trip Meeshu…

Jim Madigan of WGBY in Springfield will also receive a Silver Circle Award at this year’s ceremony, which takes place next week, in Newport, Rhode Island.

Congratulations to Ann, Jim and all this year’s honorees.