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Ayana Harry reports the PIX11 News at 5 and 10.

She was previously a reporter at FoxCT, where she was the New Haven Bureau reporter. The Emmy nominated journalist joined the station in January 2011.

Ayana was the only journalist to interview Ron Taylor, a man once exonerated for a 1993 murder, but then ordered back to prison in one of the most unique cases in Connecticut legal history. She also reported on the aftermath of tropical storm Irene, Hurricane Sandy and tornadoes in the Springfield, Massachusetts area. Ayana was one of the first reporters on the scene of the Sandy Hook School shooting ¿ providing live reports from Newtown as events unfolded.

Prior to working at FOX CT, Ayana was a digital reporter and field producer for ABC News covering the Northeast. Ayana’s work took her beyond the region for major breaking news stories. She contributed exclusive reports for the network from Haiti after the 2010 earthquake and from the Gulf Coast after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

While at ABC News, Ayana also covered some of Connecticut’s biggest news stories including the Steven Hayes trial, the shooting at Hartford Distributors, Inc. and the 2009 murder at Yale. Prior to working as a digital journalist, Ayana held the positions of associate producer, production associate and desk assistant at ABC News in New York.

Ayana graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Arts in Politics.

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    WEST VILLAGE, Manhattan – With every note passionately played, and each lyric, there was a deeper meaning being played Tuesday night. A benefit concert in the West Village was called The Banned Seven. A musical tribute to the seven countries included in President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration. “We wanted to do something to reflect our position to this order,” concert organizer Hadi Eldebek said. Eldebek put the call out to musicians living in America from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, […]

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    Boy, 5, critically injured after being mauled by pit bulls in East New York apartment

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    Family urges landlord to solve ‘aggressive’ rat infestation in Bronx apartment

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    Protesters rally in front of Goldman Sachs against Trump’s financial regulations

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    Queens priest facing backlash for social media post suggesting Trump protesters to kill themselves

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    BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn – Yolanda Hinton knows the greatest joys of motherhood but also the deepest sorrows. “He’s with me everyday,” said a tearful Hinton, who is still grieving over her son’s murder three years ago. “I’m sorry.” Her one wish is for the kind of closure that comes with justice. Tony Hinton was Hinton’s only child. He was 21 years old. On July 11, 2014, he was shot and killed on Patchen Avenue in Bed-Stuy. “There was a video footage […]

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    Jane Fonda joins demonstrators in protest over Trump’s order to clear path for controversial oil pipelines

    MANHATTAN – Protesters gathered in midtown Manhattan to decry President Trump’s executive order to clear the path for the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines Tuesday. The Trump campaign pledge is now getting closer to reality. With the stroke of his pen on Tuesday, President Donald Trump advanced approval of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines. It was a dramatic unblocking and the pact quickly sent a shock to environmentalists. “We will build our own pipeline, we […]