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Megan Cloherty started reporting both on-air and for WTOP.com in February 2012.
Before transitioning to digital journalism, Cloherty spent eight years as a TV
reporter and anchor. She most recently reported on air for CNN Newsource in
Washington, D.C. and for the Fox affiliate WDAF in Kansas City, Mo.
Cloherty graduated from the University of Missouri in Broadcast Journalism and
earned her Masters in Interactive Journalism at American University in 2012. She has
also worked for NBC 4 in Washington, CBS London and in the House of Representatives
After living across the country for a decade, she is excited to be working in
Washington, not far from where she grew up in Bethesda, Md. Cloherty loves following
the Redskins, spending time with her family and keeping up with new technology.
She's also a big fan of her dog, Kelsey.
Contact Megan at email@example.com or
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As soon as a snow emergency is declared in the city, the ticketing
begins. And during Monday's snow storm, more than 1,000 drivers received tickets.
Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 03:10pm EST
Making up for lost classroom time after a winter full of snow days
could mean a shorter spring break and Memorial Day weekend.
Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 01:09pm EST
Impassable, muddy Virginia roads are absorbing any gravel put down
and getting more snow this week that will make the travel conditions worse, residents say.
Wednesday - 02/26/2014, 01:07am EST
Maryland's House of Delegates will hear the second reading of the "revenge porn" bill, and sponsor Del. Luiz Simmons, D-Montgomery County, says it could set a model for the rest of the country.
Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 07:01am EST
It's starting to trickle in, but many Bethesda residents are going on their 7th day without mail delivery and local representatives are weighing in.
Saturday - 02/22/2014, 03:44pm EST
The family of a man who collapsed outside a D.C. fire
station while no one helped is responding to a report after an internal
investigation. The man later died.
Friday - 02/21/2014, 03:41pm EST
It's a common problem in demanding fields, but there's a way to handle it if you just want to go home.
Thursday - 02/20/2014, 05:01am EST
It was a once in a lifetime experience meant to foster a love if science. A group of Virginia kids spent part if their day talking to an astronaut.
Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 04:46pm EST
This is a big time of year for Sefika Kurt, the owner of A LIttle Shop of Flowers, in Adams Morgan. And the snowstorm that hit the area on Wednesday and Thursday is making Valentine's Day a lot of fun.
Friday - 02/14/2014, 07:50am EST
A power outage can be expensive depending on how much perishable food
you have to lose.
Thursday - 02/13/2014, 08:32am EST
It's a day for bragging rights in Washington as the Wizards hosted
local media stations for a shootout at the Verizon Center. WTOP's J.J. Green,
Andrew Mollenbeck, Dave Preston and Megan Cloherty represented us on the court.
Tuesday - 02/11/2014, 05:32pm EST
Alexandria police say a woman was shot and killed in her home and another was injured after an unknown man knocked on the door and fired a gun at them.
Friday - 02/07/2014, 11:27am EST
Abuse of heroin is ramping up at such a fast rate, doctors say it's
the definition of an epidemic. Health officials in D.C. are trying to respond in
Tuesday - 02/04/2014, 03:24pm EST
Winter storms organization to shut down more than 770 blood drives nationwide, and
the impact is felt.
Tuesday - 02/04/2014, 04:53am EST
While parents watch the Super Bowl on Sunday, many of them won't be encouraging their kids to pick up a football.
Saturday - 02/01/2014, 03:23pm EST
Both the homeowner and contractor in the Yelp defamation suit are partially to blame, a jury decides.
Saturday - 02/01/2014, 05:24am EST
Many people are dependent on their morning coffee or tea, perhaps a
little more dependent than they'd like to be. But for some, it's causing a larger
Friday - 01/31/2014, 06:04am EST
Christopher Dietz is seeking $750,000 in damages from Jane Perez, saying her negative reviews cost him business.
Wednesday - 01/29/2014, 04:42pm EST
Two people are dead after a two-car collision in Landover, according to Prince George's County Fire and Rescue.
Wednesday - 01/22/2014, 12:37pm EST
Saint Charles School in Arlington announced last Monday that it will close at the end of the school year.
Monday - 01/20/2014, 06:52pm EST