Caitlin Francis Biography and Career Life

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Caitlin Francis is a highly acclaimed anchor who became part of the dynamic WFSB Morning Team as an anchor/traffic reporter in November 2019.

For the past six years, Caitlin has been making her mark below the Mason-Dixon line. Her most recent position was at WDBJ in Roanoke, Va., where she spent three years as a weekend anchor. During her time in Roanoke, Caitlin not only excelled as an anchor but also contributed significantly to special projects, including in-depth coverage of topics like the opioid crisis and cancer.

She also hosted popular series such as “Hometown Adventures,” “Lake Life,” and “Caitlin Can.” Her outstanding work earned her accolades, including a Virginia Association of Broadcasters award for anchoring special winter weather coverage and another VAB for best public service.

Before her time in Roanoke, Caitlin spent two and a half years as the morning anchor at WDVM (formerly WHAG) in Hagerstown, Md.

Now, she is delighted to be back home, serving the people of Connecticut, as she hails from Ellington. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Hartford and holds a Master’s degree from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University.

Caitlin’s journalism journey also led her to report for WJET in Erie, Pa., from Washington, D.C., as part of a six-week capstone program. Throughout her career, she has interned for esteemed news organizations such as the Hartford Courant and WGGB in Springfield, MA.

Beyond her work in journalism, Caitlin has taught and coached dance here in Connecticut. A passionate Boston sports fan, she enjoys live music, engaging in DIY projects, practicing yoga, and pilates during her leisure time. She actively volunteers for charitable causes and has a deep love for animals, as seen in her two rescue dogs, Ciara and Kenai.

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