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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 firstname.lastname@example.org or
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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
It involves strength, stamina and a 50-lb. foam head. The Washington
Nationals held tryouts for their racing presidential mascots Saturday.
Saturday - 01/18/2014, 04:45pm EST
Media analyst George Reed-Dellinger has a passion for the Olympics.
Friday - 01/10/2014, 04:40am EST
A D.C. rap duo is back on American soil after traveling to North
Korea to shoot its latest video.
Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 07:08am EST
Since Christmas Eve, the normally quiet Shepherd Park neighborhood has seen a string of
armed robberies and car break-ins. Police officers have told neighbors it likely has to
do with something the city can fix.
Saturday - 01/04/2014, 10:43am EST
Just two days into the new year and many people have already blown their New Year's resolutions. But for those considering a new financial start, there are easy ways to stick to it.
Friday - 01/03/2014, 09:50am EST
It's the new year and in this small Maryland town, that means
it's a day to rush into the freezing cold Chesapeake Bay for the annual Polar Bear
Thursday - 01/02/2014, 05:15am EST
The big gifts in and philanthropy rose last year, especially among
the wealthiest individual donors.
Wednesday - 01/01/2014, 06:58am EST
It doesn't take much to get motivated. But it does take a lot to stay
Tuesday - 12/31/2013, 10:33am EST
For the last month, drivers were getting warnings, but starting on Monday the nearly 100 newly installed traffic cameras around the District will start issuing tickets.
Saturday - 12/28/2013, 07:49am EST