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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Hogan Will Not Vote For Trump If He Gets Nomination

Not a Trump fan. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan takes a stand against Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump. He says he will not vote for him, and calls the election a mess.



Some U.S. Travelers Rethinking Plans To Visit Europe

The recent terror attacks have some U.S. travelers on alert about vacationing in Europe.


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Baltimore Mayoral Debate Forum Held Tuesday

The race for mayor of Baltimore is heating up. WJZ is helping you decide who is best for our city.


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Family Of Missing Kids Say Mom Is Trying To Avoid Trial

It’s been 18 months and still investigators have no clue what happened to two missing children in Baltimore County. They were last seen with their mother, who remains tight-lipped inside a psychiatric facility. Now her own family members are accusing her of working the system to avoid trial.


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American ISIS Fighter With Maryland Ties: I Made A Bad Decision

The American Islamic State group fighter who handed himself over to Kurdish forces in Iraq’s north earlier this week says he made “a bad decision” joining IS, according to a heavily edited interview he gave to an Iraqi Kurdish television station that aired late Thursday night.


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More Unanswered Questions After D.C. Metro Shutdown

Inspectors admit finding conditions so dangerous, they would not run a train over them. But what’s causing those conditions is still unknown.


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Wife Of Man Arrested For Impersonating Officer Speaking Out

A Dundalk man is arrested for impersonating a police officer and assaulting three women. Police fear there could be more victims. Now the suspect’s wife is speaking exclusively to WJZ.



For The First Time, NFL Official Links Football With CTE

For the first time, a league official admits the link between the sport and potential brain injury.


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Teen Driver Who Struck 5-Year-Old Turns Himself In

A teenage boy turns himself into Baltimore County police in connection with a hit-and-run accident near an Essex school that left a five-year-old boy in critical condition.


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Terps Fans Getting Pumped For Start Of March Madness

Get your brackets ready. We are just days away from the start of March Madness. In College Park, excitement is surrounding both the men and women’s basketball teams.


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Baltimore Mayoral Candidates Take The Stage For Debate

The two top candidates for mayor faced off Thursday night for the first time since a poll puts them in a dead heat. Senator Catherine Pugh pulled slightly ahead of former Mayor Sheila Dixon for the first time—but with seven weeks to go, it’s still anyone’s race.


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Dirt Bike Park Coming To Baltimore?

Now city leaders are looking to take action to get dirt bikers off the roads while still allowing them to ride.




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