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.

Amazon factory

Amazon Brings 1,000 New Jobs To Baltimore

A thousand new jobs will soon be coming to Baltimore City. Amazon is set to open its new warehouse in the next few months and it’s expected to have a big impact on the entire southeast Baltimore community.

01/28/2015

domestic violence ad

Anti-Abuse Super Bowl Commercial Stirs Controversy Before It Airs

The Super Bowl won’t be on the air until Sunday, but some controversial ads are already making waves.

01/27/2015

salt trucks, road crews, plow

Snow & Ice Possible For Tuesday Morning Commute

State agencies are preparing for a potentially messy commute on Tuesday.

01/26/2015

police shooting

Details Released On Thursday’s Police-Involved Shooting In Baltimore

One man shot, another tased after a police pursuit in Northwest Baltimore. Investigators say both men confronted officers as they attempted to get away.

01/23/2015

coppin state hazing

Coppin State Fraternity Ordered To Stop All Activities Amidst Hazing Allegations

Allegations of brutal hazing leads to a multi-million dollar lawsuit against a fraternity at Coppin State University. Now WJZ has learned that fraternity has been ordered to stop all campus activities.

01/22/2015

Phylicia Barnes was found dead in April.  The teen went missing in December, 2010.

All Charges Dismissed In Phylicia Barnes’ Murder

Walking free. Charges have been dropped against the man accused of murdering honor student Phylicia Barnes. A judge ordered that Michael Johnson be released because prosecutors did not have sufficient evidence in the case.

01/20/2015

pope francis

Pope Will Visit DC In September

Excitement is growing for local Catholics as word spreads that Pope Francis will visit the region. The Vatican has announced the Pontiff will spend time in Washington DC in September as part of a week-long trip to the US.

01/19/2015

rabbi Barry Freundel

Prosecutors Ask For Delay In Case Against Rabbi Freundel

A rabbi accused of secretly videotaping women in a ritual bath is back in court. Rabbi Barry Freundel, who taught at Towson University, faces six counts of voyeurism.

01/16/2015

obama

President Obama Pays A Visit To Baltimore

The president in Baltimore. The commander-in-chief sits down with three local women at a restaurant to talk about his plans for paid sick leave for Americans across the board.

01/15/2015

Queen Anne's fatal accident

Police Seek Witnesses In Crash That Killed Entire Family

A horrifying crash killed an entire family, including a pregnant woman and two young children. Five people died when their car collided with a tractor trailer in Queen Anne’s County Saturday. Now state police are asking for the public’s help.

01/14/2015

fire

1 Child Dies In Fatal Baltimore Fire, 3 Others Injured

A horrifying tragedy has devastated a West Baltimore community. A toddler was killed when his home went up in flames. An adult and two young boys barely made it out alive.

01/13/2015

metro fire

1 Dead, Dozens Taken To Hospitals After Smoke Empties DC Metro Station

Terror on Washington DC Metro trains. One person is dead and dozens more injured after smoke filled part of the underground system. The incident happened just after 3 p.m. Monday near the L’Enfant Plaza Metro Station.

01/12/2015

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