Heidi Voight

Heidi Voight is an award-winning news anchor and reporter for NBC Connecticut. She can be seen weekday mornings from 4:30 to 7 a.m. anchoring NBC Connecticut Today alongside co-anchor Shannon Miller and meteorologist Bob Maxon. Born and raised in Milford, Heidi brings her insight as a proud Connecticut native to her coverage of major news events across New England. 

She was the first reporter live on the scene in the south end of Springfield, Massachusetts minutes after the deadly EF3 tornado on June 1st, 2011 with coverage that contributed to an Emmy award-winning newscast. In 2016, Heidi was recognized with six awards from the CT Society of Professional Journalists for her reporting on a range of issues including a series profiling fallen law enforcement officers and an investigation into state and federal funding of Connecticut's highway service patrol fleet. 

A firm believer that journalism can and should make the world a better place, Heidi also uses her platform to advance numerous charitable causes and uncover compelling human interest stories. In 2016 she was inducted into the Gertrude O. Lewis Humanitarian Society, the highest honor bestowed by the Connecticut Humane Society, and was named one of Connecticut Magazine's "40 Under 40". 

Heidi was born and raised in Milford, the "Small City with a Big Heart" on Connecticut's beautiful shoreline. Her greatest joy in life is being a mother - She and her husband, David, welcomed their identical twin girls Apolonia "Polly" Rose and Violet Concetta on Mother's Day 2018. She is a graduate of Southern Connecticut State University and represented our state at the Miss America Pageant as Miss Connecticut 2006.

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  • Montville Feb 9

    Supporting retired K9s

    A Montville woman is on a mission to support law enforcement at both ends of the leash, long after their duty is done. Krista Serra is a professional photographer by trade. As owner of Harlow & Stone studios, she specializes in wedding and family photography while juggling life as a busy mom to five kids and five dogs. Now...

  • Dec 6, 2023

    Injured bald eagle takes flight months after being hit by car

    A bald eagle that was hit by a car earlier this year was released back into the wild over the weekend after being rehabilitated by a local nonprofit. Nine weeks ago, the eagle was hit by a car in Mansfield. The animal was found by hunters on the side of the road. Environmental conservation police took the bald eagle to…

  • University of Hartford May 23, 2023

    Never Too Late: ‘Atomic Veteran' Graduates College at 86

    A local veteran is proving you’re never too old to achieve a dream. One of the few “Atomic Veterans” still alive today, Henry “Hank” Bolden survived one of the most shameful chapters in America’s hidden history. Now living in Cheshire at the age of 86, he’s achieved a lifelong goal of becoming a college graduate. He was only 16...

  • Sandy Hook May 24, 2023

    Just Yesterday: Sandy Hook Ten Years Later

    Feelings described as lost innocence, heartfelt grief, survivor’s guilt. And emotions that have prompted change, pride and an united community. “It’s hard to put myself back in seven-year-old Jackie’s shoes. It’s like, you know, it was just yesterday. People need to know what we went through,” survivor Jackie Hegarty said. It’s a day that will forever shape the Sandy...

  • Nov 11, 2022

    Silent Salute: Saint Michael Statue Helps Bristol Heal

    In the days after two Bristol police officers were murdered in the line of duty, a stunning tribute quietly arrived outside the police department — a huge, bronze statue of Saint Michael the Archangel, the patron saint of police officers. Many wondered where it came from, and how long it would stay. This week, to mark a new chapter in…

  • Sandy Hook Nov 4, 2022

    Remembering Vicki Soto Ten Years After Sandy Hook

    Ten Christmas holidays have come and gone since Jillian Soto-Marino last heard the laughter from her big sister Vicki. “It doesn’t get easier,” she said. On the morning of December 14, 2012, Vicki Soto was preparing to make gingerbread houses with her first grade students at Sandy Hook Elementary School. “They were her kids, and she referred to them as…

  • Ukraine Sep 7, 2022

    A Tribute to War Correspondent and Pioneering Journalist Anne Garrels

    Renowned international war correspondent and pioneering journalist Anne Garrels has passed away, her family confirmed to NBC Connecticut. A Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame inductee, Garrels’ incredible career took her to the front lines around the globe for NBC News, ABC News and NPR, blazing a path for women in broadcasting while shining a light on some of the...

  • Berlin Aug 5, 2022

    He Died for His Country: PACT Act Comes Too Late For CT Veteran

    They fought for their country. But then they had to fight for the benefits they were promised. After unexpected hurdles that sparked outrage and protests, the U.S. Senate this week passed the Honoring Our PACT Act by a vote of 86 to 11. The landmark bill makes it easier for veterans exposed to toxic burn pits to get the care…

  • Ukraine May 13, 2022

    Witness To History: War Correspondent Helps Ukraine from CT

    For over three decades, her place was in a flak jacket on the frontlines, but now a pioneering international journalist is watching the war unfold in Ukraine from the safety of her home in Norfolk, Connecticut. As an international correspondent reporting from the front lines of war, Anne Garrels has been a witness to history, winning nearly every major award…

  • Project Innovation Mar 26, 2022

    ‘Havenly': Refugee Women Find Sisterhood, Support in New Haven

    The heartbreaking scenes of desperation among Ukrainian refugees bring back painful memories for Nieda Abbas. “When I see the children and the mothers leaving and on the streets, it’s exactly what we went through,” she told NBC Connecticut’s Heidi Voight. Abbas is an Iraq war refugee. The owner of three restaurants in Baghdad, her businesses were bombed, forcing her...

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