Sonia Baghdady

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Sonia Baghdady (born June 16, 1975) is an award-winning news anchor. From December 2002 to November 2013 she worked for News 8 (WTNH) in Connecticut. She anchored the weekday evening shows "News 8 at 5, 5:30 and 11pm".

Before joining WTNH, Baghdady was an anchor and reporter for WWLP in Springfield, Massachusetts, and a reporter for a Long Island News 12 affiliate.


She earned an Emmy Award for "Outstanding Achievement in Soft News Series," an Emmy nomination for "Outstanding Service Report," and two Associated Press Awards. She was also nominated in 2008 for an Emmy award for "Outstanding Achievement" as an anchor.

The New Haven Business times recently listed Sonia as one of "20 Noteworthy Women" in the community. She was also voted best local TV reporter in the state by the readers of "Connecticut Magazine" and as one of the top local TV personalities by the New Haven Advocate.[1]


Baghdady graduated from Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut in 1997.


Her birthday is June 16. Baghdady grew up in both New York and California, but spent many of her formative years in Connecticut. Her husband is Frank DePino, founder of the digital agency mediaBOOM. She is the sister of Amanda Baghdady, a biology teacher at Bethel High School, in Bethel, Connecticut.


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