Jayne Chacko

Jayne Chacko joined the WTNH News 8 team in March 2022. She grew up in New Jersey and is excited to be covering local stories in the great state of Connecticut. 

Prior to joining News 8, Jayne was a reporter with 13WHAM in Rochester, New York for two years. While there, she covered the COVID-19 pandemic, civil unrest and a rise in gun violence. 

Jayne started her career in news working as the chief bureau reporter for WBOC based out of Salisbury, Maryland. Jayne was responsible for covering local stories and breaking news in all of Sussex County, Delaware. 

She graduated from Rutgers University School of Arts and Sciences with a focus in journalism and American studies in 2019. She ran the news department at her college radio station, WRSU-FM and interned for Fox News Radio and TVinsider.com. 

When she’s not working, you can find Jayne trying a new restaurant or coffee shop in Connecticut or catching the latest horror movie. Have a story idea or want to say hi? Reach out on Twitter, Facebook or email jayne.chacko@wtnh.com

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