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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Baltimore Police Make Arrest After 22 Shot Over Holiday Weekend

Baltimore City Police are planning to announce public enemy number one, who is sought after a deadly Labor Day weekend, Tuesday afternoon.



At Least 21 Shot, Some Fatally, Over Labor Day Weekend in Baltimore

Two people are dead, 15 others are injured following a rash of shootings over the weekend in Baltimore.


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Officials Fire Back At AACO School’s New Transgender Policy

The new anti-discrimination policy for transgender students in Anne Arundel County is making waves.



Air Conditioning Controversy Pits Two Political Rivals Against Each Other

A battle over air conditioning in Maryland public schools pits two political rivals against each other.


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$5 Million Study Set for New Chesapeake Bay Crossing

The governor has signed off on a new study looking into a third crossing across the Chesapeake Bay.


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14 Arrested In Raids Related to $16 Million Food Stamp Fraud

More than a dozen retail store operators in and around Baltimore have been charged in connection to a huge food stamp and wire fraud scheme.


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Public Defender to Baltimore Police: Suspend Use of Surveillance Plane

Baltimore’s public defender’s office is asking the police department to suspend its use of a private plane that had until last week been flying above the city streets recording aerial surveillance without the public’s knowledge.


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County School’s AC Policy Stirs Controversy

Baltimore County Schools have closed dozens of schools that are still without air conditioning as part of the new excessive heat policy.


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Man Gets 70 Months For Looting, Arson And Assault During Riots

A man who admits to attacking a man and lighting his store on fire during the Baltimore riots has been sentenced to 70 months in prison.



Some Concerned Over School’s Decision to Not Factor In Homework

School officials in Baltimore County are speaking out after a new controversial grading policy goes into effect.


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Baltimore Co. Schools Won’t Be Grading Students on Homework, Behavior

A new grading policy is stirring up controversy in Baltimore County after educators decide that students will be graded only on what they learn, not how they behave or if they do their homework.


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Maryland Reports First Case of West Nile Virus in 2016

Maryland health officials are reporting the first confirmed case of West Nile virus this year in the state.




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