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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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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Arrest Made In Baltimore’s Memorial Day Quintuple Shooting

Police say a hit man for hire opened fire at a Memorial Day cookout, injuring five people—and that same suspect is linked to another high profile investigation.



Dozens Call On Gov. Hogan to Restore $5M In Baltimore School Funding

Dozens take to the streets calling on Governor larry hogan to restore five million dollars in state funding for city school construction projects.


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5 Shot During Baltimore Cookout; Suspect Sought & 2 Victims Arrested

A Memorial Day cookout turned tragic in north Baltimore: five people shot in a drive-by shooting! Now people are trying to hunt down the gunman.


The type of body camera that will be worn by Baltimore Police officers.

Baltimore Police Begin Distributing Body Cameras

Police body cameras have hit the streets in Baltimore City. The first wave of cameras have been given out to city officers and are now in operation.




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