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Megan Pauly

Reporter/Youth Media Producer

Megan Pauly is a reporter for WDDE, and a youth media producer for WDDE's collaboration with Wilmington's Mount Pleasant High School youth radio station, WMPH 91.7.

A native of Wichita, Kansas, Megan comes to Delaware from the Washington D.C. metro area, where she worked as Communications Director and Grant Writer for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Montgomery County, Maryland. She's interned for KMUW and NPR Berlin, freelanced for WAMU's newsmagazine Metro Connection and its digital music vertical, Bandwidth, and helped former NPR foreign correspondent Jacki Lyden launch her podcast "The Seams," exploring the intersection of fashion and anthropology. Additionally, she's written about mental health for NPR's Shots Blog, Mic, and The Atlantic. Megan is passionate about all things related to mental health and social justice, having worked on the Medill Justice Project while in graduate school. She is also very excited to explore other topics in the Delaware area such as education and business among others.

When she's not brainstorming new story ideas, Megan can be found exploring nature as well as local art and music scenes. She has a bachelors degree in international business from Wichita State University, and a master's in journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.

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Two of three girls charged in the attack on 16-year-old Howard High student Amy Joyner-Francis last April were found guilty Thursday.

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Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki announced his pick for the city’s new police chief. He’s handing the reins to Robert Tracy after considering 35 candidates; only 10 including Tracy were interviewed.

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Lawyers delivered closing arguments Tuesday in the case involving the death of Howard High student Amy Joyner-Francis last April.


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Sunday, a group of local high school orchestra students are headed to New York. They’re playing in Carnegie Hall on Monday.


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A parenting conference Friday morning in Wilmington focused on needs specific to young moms under the age of 22.


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A quarter of the U.S. population is either starving or malnourished – including many Delawareans.


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The Delaware Photographic Society’s 84th annual Wilmington International Exhibition of Photography (WIEP) is underway, and the exhibit includes photography from a number of First State locals.


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President Trump has proposed an 18% cut in federal funding to state Departments of Human and Social Services agencies across the country.

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Senator Tom Carper’s  annual veterans summit brought U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin together with local vets groups.


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A new working group will review the future of Wilmington’s Baynard Stadium and makes recommendations on its use, maintenance and management within 45 days.


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