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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Families Affected By Gun Violence Hold Sit-In Inside Capitol

Families affected by gun violence were asked to leave the US Capitol after rallying inside the rotunda, asking Congress for tougher gun legislation.


BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 01: Baltimore City Chief Prosecuter Marilyn J Mosby announces that criminal charges will be filed against Baltimore police officers in the death of Freddie Gray on May 1, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Gray died in police custody after being arrested on April 12, 2015.

Security Increased Around Mosby Following Death Threats

Security has been increased around Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby following a number of emailed death threats against her.


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Complaint Filed Against Mosby Calls Her ‘A Runaway Prosecutor’

Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby has been under fire. Now she could potentially face being disbarred.


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After Attack In Istanbul, Local Airports Increase Safety Measures

After an attack on Istanbul’s largest airport Tuesday night, BWI Thurgood-Marshall airport has increased patrols.


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Fight Over ‘Pay To Play’ Reaches Fever Pitch In Harford Co.

Students, parents and teachers gathered to ask school leaders to rescind a plan to charge students money for certain extracurriculars.



Maryland Health Officials Try To Battle Heroin Epidemic

Drug overdoses have taken more lives than ever in Maryland.


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Trial Of Van Driver In Gray Case Under Microscope Nationwide

It’s not just the eyes of Baltimore, but the eyes of the nation that are on the trial of Officer Caesar Goodson.


The crash scene on Burnt Hill Road near where it meets Kingstead Road in Damascus. (Photo: Pete Piringer, Montgomery County Fire & Rescue)

3 Teens Killed In Montgomery County Crash

Three Clarksburg High School juniors were killed in a devastating car crash the night before the school’s graduation.

CBS Baltimore–06/08/2016

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Investigators: Pilot Error Caused Fatal Crash Into Md. House

A year and a half later, we finally know what caused the plane crash that killed a mother and two young children inside their Gaithersburg home.


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Baltimore Primary Dubbed “Absolute Disaster” By Critics

“An absolute disaster.” That’s what critics call the staggering number of irregularities in the city’s primary election.


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Baltimore County To Pay $1.5M To Family Of Teen Killed By Off-Duty Officer

Baltimore County will pay out $1.5 million to the family of a teenager who died during an altercation with an off-duty police officer.


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Detention Center Chaplain Fired After Assault, Sex Offense Charges

A Harford County Detention Center chaplain has been charged with second degree assault, fourth degree sex offense and misconduct in office.




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