Jennifer AhrensProducer III / Morning Edition
Jennifer Ahrens is a producer for Morning Edition. After spending 20+ years producing TV shows for CNN and ESPN, she decided to tackle a new medium because she values Public Broadcasting's mission. She wants to educate and entertain an audience and Connecticut Public lets her do that.
She’s a S.I. Newhouse alum and cannot imagine living anywhere but the Northeast. After living in Atlanta for several years, she realized a year without four seasons is a bore.
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has issued an air quality warning for tonight due to the western wildfires.
Connecticut has recorded 218 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours. The state's positivity rate is now 2.71%. The Hartford Courant reports that positivity rate tends to be higher on Tuesdays due to testing patterns. Hospitalizations have increased by 4 to 54 patients.