Vanessa Freeman is a weekday morning anchor for News 12 Connecticut. Freeman has been with News 12 for nearly 3 years, serving as an anchor and reporter at News 12 New Jersey and News 12 the Bronx/Brooklyn.
Freeman has reported on a wide range of national stories in Washington, D.C., the Poconos and Maryland. She even hosted a lifestyle show in Ohio. Freeman got her start in news working at NBC News and MSNBC, where she covered the 2008 presidential election of Barack Obama and served as a White House field producer.
Freeman is a proud graduate of Marymount University and is the recipient of several awards for her community service. She's also a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.