WTNH News 8 Welcomes Don Lark

Award Winning Journalist Comes Back to Connecticut

Mar 04, 2011, 12:00 ET from WTNH News 8

NEW HAVEN, Conn., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WTNH News 8 is proud to welcome the newest member of its news team, Don Lark. He will be joining Sara Welch as co-anchor of weekend evening newscasts at 6, 10 and 11 pm. Lark's first day will be Saturday the 5th.

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"Don spent years reporting the news in Connecticut. He is a well respected, experienced journalist and we are excited to have him join News 8," said Mark Higgins, Vice-President and General Manager of WTNH/WCTX.

Lark is an Emmy award winning journalist, who was most recently on the air in Syracuse, New York. Lark is a familiar face to many in our state. Viewers may remember him from his time on the anchor desk in Connecticut during the 80's and 90's. Since then, Lark has traveled to Bosnia and Kosovo as a reporter and has raised over $1.5 million for Casey's Place, a respite home for families of children with multiple disabilities in Central New York

Join us in welcoming Don Lark back to television in Connecticut. His first broadcast will be at 6 pm on Saturday, March 5th.

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