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 large crowd of cyclists gathered Tuesday to celebrate the opening of the new half mile trail connecting Delaware City to the Mike Castle Trail along the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal.

One of Delaware’s largest behavioral health care providers is continuing to partner with USDA to expand its facilities in rural areas.

Photo courtesy: Delaware Dept. of Education

Teach for America has been in Delaware for about five years now, and has brought in nearly 200 teachers to support students from low-income families.

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New Castle County’s Ice Cream Festival returns to Rockwood Park later this month, featuring not only ice cream but also foods like the Delaware egg roll and sushi burrito.

Lisa Lancaster

You might want to check your baking pantry for three brands of flour that could be contaminated by a strand of e-coli.

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A rainbow flag has been draped in black at CAMP (Create A More Positive Impact) Rehoboth in mourning for the 49 people killed in the deadliest attack on US soil early Sunday morning at a gay nightclub in Orlando.

Delaware Department of Education

Teach for America has historically run a two-year teacher training program, preparing teachers to work specifically in schools with a high population of low-income families.

Wilmington Green Box

The Wilmington Green Box is a new initiative created by friends and business partners John Naughton and Jason Aviles to provide areas of Wilmington classified as food deserts with healthier options this summer, while at the same time employing youth who might otherwise be have little to do.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing in mental health, especially in Delaware’s rural areas.

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Spanakopita, mousaka, dolmades and more are available in abundance this week in Wilmington as part of the city’s annual Greek Festival.