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.


Police Officer Wounded, Suspect Killed In N.W. Baltimore Shootout

A Baltimore police officer is wounded and a suspect is killed during a shootout in Northwest Baltimore.


SAN ANTONIO, TX - AUGUST 10:  Michael Phelps after competing in the Men's 200 LC Meter Breaststroke final during the 2015 Phillips 66 National Championships at the Northside Swim Center on August 10, 2015 in San Antonio, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Michael Phelps Talks Rehabilitation In Sports Illustrated Cover Story

Baltimore’s world champion swimmer was in such a dark place, he no longer wanted to be alive. Michael Phelps opens up for the first time about the days following his second DUI arrest last September.



Baltimore To DC In 15 Minutes, Maglev Plan Moving Forward

Nearly $28-million in federal funding is now approved to study the 300 mile per hour rail line to the East Coast.



Airport Security Heightens For International Travelers In Wake Of Terror Threat

The Department of Homeland Security is beefing up airport security following the suspected bombing of a Russian plane over Egypt. The new security focuses on certain overseas airports.


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More Than 200K Trash Cans Purchased To Curb Rat Problem

$8.9 million of city taxpayer money, all of it being spent on garbage cans in Baltimore.


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Rep. Cummings Fighting Back Against Rising Prescription Drug Costs

A Maryland congressman is fighting back against the skyrocketing prescription drug costs that could be putting people’s health at risk.


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Government To Fine Takata $70M In Air Bag Recall Case

The federal government hits Takata with a massive fine, claiming the company knew its air bags were defective and lied about it.


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Controversy About Whether Freddie Gray Jurors Will Be Isolated

In less than a month, the first officer accused in Freddie Gray’s death goes on trial here in Baltimore. There’s already controversy about whether the jury will be isolated; forced to stay in a hotel, cut off from the world.


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Johns Hopkins Under Pressure To Rescind Cosby’s Honorary Degree

Johns Hopkins University is under growing pressure to take back the honorary degree it awarded Bill Cosby. The comedian is accused of sexually assaulting dozens of women, though he’s never been charged.


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Baltimore Gas Prices Falling Below The $2 Mark

For the first time in more than six years, gas prices are falling below the $2 mark. Analysts say those costs may keep going down.


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Car Seats Could Be To Blame For Fatalities In Accidents

There’s a warning about the safety of the seats in your car! A CBS investigation found people are being hurt and even killed when the seat back breaks and federal regulations aren’t catching the problem.


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Ray Rice Returns To Baltimore, Tries To Repair Image

He left the Ravens in disgrace but Wednesday night, Ray Rice returned to Baltimore, trying to reclaim his image. The former running back gave back to some kids in our area, as he pushes for another chance in the NFL.




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