Megan has worked at WQOW-News 18 for more than 5 years. She spent nearly two years as the station's 10pm reporter, covering local politics, breaking news, and courts and crime. In April of 2011, Megan was promoted to Weekend Anchor.
Though she was born and raised in Minnesota, Megan is proud to call the Chippewa Valley home for the past eight years. Her reporting on the protests in Madison during the debate over Act 10 helped earn the station a first place Wisconsin Broadcasters Association award.
Megan graduated from UW-Eau Claire with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Political Science. While in school, Megan got her start in television interning at WQOW-News 18. She was also hired to work part-time in production.
During college, Megan was the Anchor, Producer, and News Director for the on-campus television station's news show. She was also the President of the Society of Professional Journalists-UW Eau Claire chapter, graduating from the Society of Professional Journalist's Ted Scripps Leadership Institute.
She has also won a Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Student Award for Excellence newscast with her college class, Update News.
Megan has been lucky enough to be chosen to attend the Chippewa Falls Citizens Firefighters Academy and the Menomonie Citizens Police Academy. She says graduating from the academies have given her new insight as to how difficult these jobs can be, and how essential they are to keeping a community safe.
She loves to spend time outdoors, traveling, and visiting her family and friends back in Minnesota.
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