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. 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.



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.


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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.



Nearly Four Decades Later, The Piano Man Is Back In Baltimore

It will be a busy weekend in Baltimore! For the first time in nearly four decades, the Piano Man is set to take the stage.


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Multiple Organizations Rally For Police Reform In Annapolis

Maryland activists for civil rights and police reform urged a panel of lawmakers Thursday to take stronger action to increase police accountability, and they criticized lawmakers for not going far enough this year.


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5 Injured In Deck Collapse In Columbia

Nearly half a dozen people were injured when a deck came crashing off the side of a Columbia townhouse. Now building inspectors are looking into what caused it.


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Contractor For Maryland Health Exchange Website To Pay $45M

Tens of millions of your dollars were shelled out for a website that never worked. Now the state is getting money back from the company in charge of making Maryland’s failed Healthcare Exchange website.


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Baltimore’s Robert E. Lee Park May Be About To Get New Name

As South Carolina removes the Confederate flag from its State House, a local movement is underway to take down Confederate landmarks. Monday night, the City Council took the first steps to rename Robert E. Lee Park—but it’s not something everyone is on board with.


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Concern Over Rising Sea Levels In Chesapeake Bay

Could parts of Maryland be underwater in the next few years? Some scientists warn the state is one of the most vulnerable to climate change, with sea levels rising rapidly, especially in the Chesapeake Bay.


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State Officials Warn Parents: Don’t Leave Your Children Unattended In Cars

A little girl left inside a hot car in Baltimore is Maryland’s first heat-related death of the summer. Now there is a warning from state health officials to all parents.


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Mother, Uncle Of Fatally Beaten Boy Held Without Bond

A mother and uncle are now being held without bond in the beating death of a nine-year-old boy. Investigators say the child was being punished for taking a slice of birthday cake without permission.


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Final Report Into Baltimore City Firefighter Death Complete

Left alone and dying in the basement of a vacant home. The tragic final report into the death of veteran Baltimore City firefighter James Bethea is complete.