Delaware Public Media

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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New Castle County recently announced new measures to address vacant housing. County Executive Matt Meyer signed legislation allowing the county to register vacant properties if the owner fails to register them – and imposes additional penalties and fees for vacancy.


It’s part of a broader county strategy that includes prioritizing rapid rehabilitation and resale of vacant properties, streamlining the Sheriff sale process


Delaware Public Media’s Megan Pauly sat down with Meyer to discuss these efforts and what impact he hopes they’ll have.



A federally funded housing program has been helping Delaware expand the supply of affordable housing for low-income residents since the early 1990s.

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Downtown Wilmington now has a new ice cream joint at 8th and Market, operated by UD students.

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Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki unveiled what he calls a neighborhood stabilization plan for West Center City Thursday.

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A helicopter crash near the New Castle County Airport shortly before noon Thursday left one person dead.

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New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer signed an executive order at the Bear Public Library Wednesday addressing undocumented residents in the county.

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New Castle County’s $284 million budget for 2018 was approved Tuesday night.

The state’s Department of Health and Social Services announced upgrades to its addiction outreach campaign Tuesday.

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A public meeting Monday night focused on possible paths forward for Wilmington’s Baynard Stadium.

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The ACLU of Delaware is suing the town of Milton on behalf of a resident forced to remove political signs from her front yard.