New job for former Connecticut news anchor

CONNECTICUT – Amanda Raus, a former news anchor at WTNH-TV, recently left the New Haven-based station to take a new job in communications at Yale New Haven Health, she announced on LinkedIn.

Raus' new job is at Bridgeport Hospital and she is excited to begin her new position.

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“After nearly two decades working in news and trying my hand as a public relations consultant, I have accepted a position at Yale New Haven Health,” she wrote. “I am thrilled to be Bridgeport Hospital's new media coordinator. I can't wait to meet the staff and tell the stories about the great work the hospital does.”

Raus was at WTNH for about two years, during which time she and her husband, Todd Piro of Fox News Channel, had their second child.

Prior to WTNH, Raus spent six years at Fox61, where her roles included the 5:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. newscasts.

A native of Monroe, Raus graduated from Masuk High School and went on to earn a Bachelor of Science in broadcast journalism from the SI Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and an MBA from Quinnipiac University in Hamden.

During her career, Raus has also worked at WVIT-TV, News 12 Connecticut and WSHM in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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