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.

Ways to Connect

It’s tax season, and many First State families who may qualify for tax credits and deductions may not be taking full advantage of them.

Literacy Delaware - the sole provider of English language services to refugees settling in Delaware - is seeking volunteers to tutor local refugees in English.

Wilmington Fire Fighters Association

Wilmington’s Fire Engine 6 station has been placed back into service for the time being – pending a complete assessment of fire department operations.


Nathan Thayer

Housing for refugees can be difficult to find – but a University of Delaware masters student is trying to help change that.


Delaware Public Media

The Syrian refugee family trying to settle in Delaware has arrived here.

The Jewish Family Services of Delaware and the ACLU of Delaware confirm the family of three reached the First State late Friday night.

Dover’s Johnson Victrola Museum will be featuring some historic love songs in time for Valentine's Day.


Read House

New Castle’s Read House is hosting tours this Sunday called “Courtship, Letters & Love” – featuring rarely seen love letters and accompanying etiquette rules - and even marriage certificates from the 1800s.

The phrase school-to-prison pipeline is used to explain a growing phenomenon in schools across America. Studies have shown that the more times a student faces in-school and out-of-school suspensions, the more likely they are to drop out of school, become incarcerated and get involved in violent crime – hence the name school-to-prison pipeline.

 

In addition to his role as advocacy director for the Delaware Center for Justice, former Wilmington mayoral candidate Eugene Young is throwing his energy into launching a new nonprofit called Network Delaware.


Megan Pauly / Delaware Public Media

Jewish Family Services of Delaware offered an update on the state’s refugee resettlement program and answered legal questions about President Trump’s executive order on refugees and immigration Wednesday night.


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