For additional information about her experience, please refer to Meghan’s Linkedin page.
ABC News, New York, N.Y.
Senior Digital Reporter, September 2016 to Present
While continuing to work on daily news stories, her role has expanded to include in-depth text pieces and producing digital video features. Her archive of articles and projects for ABC News can be found here.
Digital Reporter, June 2014 to September 2016
Worked as a digital reporter for the American Broadcasting Company’s website, covering both international and domestic breaking news stories.
Awards received during her time at ABC News
Sigma Delta Chi Award, Digital Media Presentation: Society for Professional Journalists
Meghan was part of a team that created an interactive eBook project through a collaboration between ABC News and Marvel Studios to tell the story of a mother and her family trapped in the Syrian town of Madaya. View the “Madaya Mom” project here.
Gracie Award honoree for Interactive Media: Alliance for Women in Media Foundation
Meghan’s participation in the “Madaya Mom” project was honored by a top women’s media organization.
2016 Digital Media Finalist: National Association of Black Journalists
A feature that Meghan wrote about a community’s ability to unite and rebuild in the wake of Hurricane Katrina was nominated for a NABJ award. That feature, titled “Turkey Creek: Surviving the Storm,” also included an original digital video which can be viewed here.
Edward R. Murrow Award: The Radio and Television Digital News Association
In both 2015 and 2016, Meghan was part of the team at ABC News that won the Edward R. Murrow Award for Overall Excellence in Television and Radio.
Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award: For Excellence in Broadcast Journalism
Meghan was part of the team that won the DuPont-Columbia Award for “Bruce Jenner: The Interview.”
MailOnline, The Daily Mail, New York, N.Y.
October 2011 to June 2014
Wrote between five and eight stories daily for the world’s leading online newspaper, covering a wide range of American news topics including breaking news, politics, crime, business and general interest stories. Her stories that were published on the site can be viewed here.
The Local East Village, The New York Times, New York, N.Y.
Wrote regular features and made multimedia pieces for the newspaper’s hyper-local blog as a paid intern. You can view her work for The Local East Village here.
December 201o to Present
Wrote a wide range of articles- including political profiles, restaurant reviews, and international news analysis- that were published in Westchester Magazine, Food Republic, The Huffington Post, DNAinfo.com, The Daily, Gothamist and Edible Manhattan.
The New York Observer, New York, N.Y., Intern
October 2010 to May 2011
Working up to three days a week, writing two to five breaking news political stories per day, covering political fundraisers and rallies, and creating multimedia slideshows for the PolitickerNY blog. A collection of my stories from The Observer can be found here.
The Washington Post, Washington, D.C., Intern
Assistant to Chris Cillizza, author of the political blog called The Fix.
February to May 2010
Found relevant articles in over 150 state and national newspapers and blogs about senatorial, congressional, gubernatorial and mayoral political campaigns to serve as references for posts. Aggregated stories twice daily.
Research Intern to Mary Jordan
September 2009 to January 2010
Researched weekly topics for Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist. Compiled data and contact sources as reference lists for her feature profile pieces.
Creator of “Let’s Eat Out” Restaurant Review Blog, Editor and writer
September 2009 to Present
Founder of a blog devoted to producing descriptive restaurant reviews; www.letseatout.wordpress.com.
The Current Newspapers, Washington, D.C., Summer Intern
May 2009 to August 2009
Pitched and wrote three stories on deadline, covering a variety of topics weekly for a city-wide paper with a local focus. Edited pages on production nights and attended local government meetings to generate story ideas.
The Sunday Times, London, England, Intern
Summers 2008, 2007 and 2005
Assisted News, News Review, Education and Motoring desks by conducting interviews and collecting research. Pitched and tracked stories of both international and domestic importance.
The Hoya, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
City News Editor
September 2007 to December 2007
Generated, assigned, edited, wrote and laid out stories for a twice-weekly paper with a circulation of 10,000 with a staff of roughly 75 students, a third of which I directly supervised and trained in AP Style.
Assistant News Editor January 2007 to May 2007
Staff Writer September 2006 to May 2008
A collection of my stories from The Hoya can be found here.
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, New York, N.Y.
Graduated May 2011 Master of Science, print concentration with coursework in investigative techniques, political reporting, and feature writing; contributing writer for class website: www.narrativeNYC.org.
Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
Graduated May 2010
Bachelor of Arts in Government and Art History, minor in French.
Second Honors (1 semester) and Dean’s List (3 semesters)
University of Marc Bloch, Strasbourg, France, September-December 2008
Courses included politics of the European Union, international relations and constitutional law.
Multimedia: Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, Bridge, WordPress, Vimeo, Microsoft Office.
Languages: Advanced French (reading, writing, speaking).
Citizenship: dual citizen of the United States and the United Kingdom after living in London for 12 years.