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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Md. Confirms First 2015 Case Of West Nile Virus In State

For the first time this year, a person in the Baltimore area has West Nile virus. Now health officials have issued a warning about mosquito-borne illnesses.

08/18/2015

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Baltimore Taking A Stand Against Dog Fighting

Baltimore City Council is considering a move to toughen up on dog fighting. The proposal would make it a criminal offense to possess equipment that trains dogs for fights.

08/17/2015

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New Insight Into City Kidnapping Turned Police Chase

It was the police chase that may have saved one woman’s life. Officials say quick thinking officers helped rescue a kidnapped woman from her abductors.

08/11/2015

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West Nile Virus Detected In Mosquitoes In Md.

For the first time this year, mosquitoes in Maryland have tested positive for the West Nile virus. Health officials say more are expected. Now they’re taking action to try and prevent people getting sick.

08/10/2015

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Phelps Vows To Not Drink Until After Olympic Games In Rio

The world swimming championships are underway in Russia, but swimming phenom Michael Phelps is not there. It’s part of his punishment after a DUI arrest in September.

08/06/2015

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Md. Lawmaker Focus Of Major Media Campaign On Iran Nuclear Deal

National groups are mounting an aggressive ad war in the state for and against the agreement. That’s because Senator Ben Cardin will play a pivotal role in whether the deal lives or dies.

08/04/2015

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Ravens Fans Get Peek Of The Team During Open Practice

The Ravens are officially back in downtown Baltimore, even though their first preseason game isn’t until next week. WJZ was with the Ravens for their only open practice in front of a fired-up crowd.

08/03/2015

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Which City Worker Is Making Top Dollar In Baltimore?

Which city workers are taking home the most money? The answer may surprise you. Some first responders are making hundreds of thousands of dollars, many doubling their salaries in overtime.

07/31/2015

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Authorities: Officer Accused Of Pointing Gun At Neighbor Appeared ‘Highly Intoxicated’

A Police sergeant with the State of Maryland Department of Labor Licensing and Regulations is facing multiple assault charges after he allegedly pulled a gun on a family, including two children under 2, last weekend in Brooklyn, Maryland.

07/30/2015

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Md. Senator Demanding Answers After Dire Conditions Found Inside City School

Peeling paint, live wires and mold–all found inside a Baltimore City school. Now a state senator is demanding answers from the school system about what he calls an emergency situation.

07/29/2015

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Baltimore City Police Announce Several Arrests In Recent Murder Cases

The city’s top cop announces he’s increasing manpower to fight this summer’s spike in crime. Police have just made arrests in several recent murder cases.

07/28/2015

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Documents Related To Unrest After Gray Death Released

It’s been three months since unrest took over the streets of Baltimore. Now we’re getting an inside look at confusion at the top levels of Baltimore leadership.

07/27/2015

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