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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Wilmington’s historic Rodney Square is getting a major facelift.  

 

DART, the City of Wilmington, the Buccini/Pollin group, non-profit Downtown Visions and others are working to restore and re-imagine the focal point of the city’s downtown.

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The public met with Wilmington police officers Tuesday March 15 for the second in a series of meetings intended to build better relationships between the two groups.

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The Wilmington Education Improvement Commission is sending its redistricting plan back to the State Board of Education for another vote, with revised funding language.

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Sen. Chris Coons  (D-Delaware) says waiting to fill the Supreme Court’s current vacancy would be a mistake.

 

Coons made his comments at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia amid reports President Obama could nominate a new justice this week.

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42 Delaware police officers completed Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training at Wesley College last week. CIT was created nearly 30 years ago at the University of Memphis and is considered the most comprehensive mental health training program for police officers in the country.

 

Work to move contaminated soils near the Standard Chlorine of Delaware/Metachem EPA Superfund site north of Delaware City to a capped area will begin on Monday, March 14.

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Gov. Jack Markell is offering an alternative to move the stalled plan to redistrict Wilmington schools forward.

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A recent report ranked Delaware’s pedestrian fatality rank third in the nation for the first half of 2015, behind only Florida and Arizona.

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