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

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A bill being introduced this week would provide funeral benefits to the family members of three fallen Wilmington firefighters.

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Local groups helping to resettle refugees in the First State are waiting to hear from federal agencies about the status of flights for refugees.


Delaware Historical Society

The Delaware Historical Society’s Read House & Gardens is hosting a family program Saturday called Under Lock & Key, exploring the history behind storage vessels from the 1800s.

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La Esperanza joined several other local immigrant rights groups in a rally Thursday morning. They’re also asking Gov. John Carney to take action to protect residents from deportation.

President Trump’s most recent travel ban has been temporarily halted - after a federal judge in Hawaii issued a nationwide temporary restraining order Wednesday night.  

Those with Special Immigrant Visas - like a family of four that arrived in Delaware late Monday night - were exempt from Trump’s second try at a refugee travel ban.

But as Delaware Public Media’s Megan Pauly tells us, the U.S. Government is running out of those visas.

Newark Police responded Monday night to a reported kidnapping and robbery near Christina Mill apartment complex - and said it was investigating it as possibly linked to a string of similar incidents in New Castle County.

The state is giving $5.5 million dollars to nine projects across the First State – with the goal of restoring vacant homes and putting them back on the market.

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During the Civil Rights era – beauty shops played an important role in African American women’s politics.

A former Vaughn inmate is arranging a rally outside of the Smyrna correctional center Saturday morning at 11.

Delaware is celebrating Harriet Tubman Day with a string of weekend events celebrating her life and role in Delaware’s Underground Railroad.