Meghan McCorkell

McCorkel Meghan 175x131 (2)Meghan McCorkell joined the Eyewitness News team in July 2011 as a General Assignment Reporter.

She came to Baltimore from Columbus, Ohio where she spent nearly three years at WSYX/WTTE.  While there, she traveled to Haiti to cover relief efforts on the year anniversary of the devastating earthquake.  She was also recognized by the Associated Press for excellence in Feature Reporting.

Prior to moving to Buckeye nation, Meghan worked as the Washington Correspondent for Sinclair Broadcast Group, covering Capitol Hill and the White House.  She started behind the scenes before stepping in front of the camera.  As a Producer at WJLA in Washington, D.C. she won an Emmy Award for her coverage of President Gerald Ford’s funeral.  She was also nominated for an Emmy while working as a Producer at WTTG.  She started her career moving up the ranks at NewsChannel 8.

A native of the Jersey Shore, Meghan is happy to be back on the East Coast.

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There were more than 60 buildings set on fire during last year’s unrest. Several people have been arrested, but federal agents are still investigating several others.

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State Sen. Catherine Pugh won Baltimore’s Democratic mayoral primary, denying former mayor Sheila Dixon a comeback from an embezzlement conviction that forced her to resign in 2010.

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Towson University comes together after a series of hate bias incidents on campus. A rally was held Friday to address student concerns.

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A hate-bias incident on the Towson University campus is sparking more calls for change. A student’s treatment of a cafeteria worker is currently under investigation.

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Judge Rules Another Officer Must Testify Against Colleagues In Freddie Gray Case

A judge orders Officer Garrett Miller to testify against two other officers charged in Gray’s death.

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The search has expanded for a Virginia firefighter who disappeared last week. Nicole Mittendorff hasn’t been heard from since last Wednesday.

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