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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FBI Arrests Md. Man Suspected Of Pledging Allegiance To ISIL

A Maryland man is behind bars after the feds say he pledged his allegiance to the Islamic State.


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DC Police Announce New Searches For Missing Girl

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier says investigators will search two more sites for Relisha Rudd, a girl who has been missing since March 2014.



Holiday Spirit Bringing More People Into The City

The holidays are in full swing, and people are flocking to the city to see the lights, get some shopping done and help give back.


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Trump’s Comments Drawing Fire From Muslim Leaders In Md.

Presidential candidate Donald Trump is under fire after proposing to block all Muslims from entering the U.S. The plan has drawn criticism from across the world.


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University Of Maryland President Urges Stadium Name Change

A push is underway to remove former president Curley Byrd’s name because he was a known supporter of segregation.


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2 Men Set On Fire During Fight In Baltimore County

Two people are hospitalized with serious burns after police say their coworkers doused them with gasoline and lit them on fire. One suspect is under arrest, and police say the other coworker is not considered a suspect at this time.


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Man Charged With Fatally Shooting Activist In Front Of Home

A young father, gunned down trying to protect his children. Now, after nearly a month, police say his killer is behind bars.


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Police Training Practices Scrutinized During Gray Trials

The Porter trial has increased the scrutiny on police training practices in the city.


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Maryland Heroin Task Force Releases Final Recommendations

Heroin deaths are reaching epidemic levels in Maryland. Now a special governor-appointed task force releases new ideas about how to stop the problem.


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It’s Not Black Friday Yet But Great Deals Are Already Available

It’s the biggest shopping day of the year. Black Friday is just days away but some deals are already available.



Travel Alert May Affect Some Thanksgiving Plans

Just as millions of Americans travel for the holidays, the State Department issued a worldwide travel alert. Security is being increased at major transit hubs as ISIS warns of possible attacks.


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Housing Commissioner Discusses Sex-For-Repairs Suit With City Council

In the hot seat. The housing commissioner faced tough questions from the city council about the sex-for-repairs scandal rocking his department—but he’s not answering a key question.




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