Megan is a politics and health reporter at The Nevada Independent, where she has worked since December 2016. Before joining the Independent, Megan was a reporter at the Las Vegas Sun, where she covered the 2016 election as the paper’s one-woman politics team.
Megan got her start covering politics as an intern for the San Francisco Chronicle. She has a B.A. in English and Media Studies from the University of California, Berkeley, where she graduated magna cum laude and with honors in the English department.
At Berkeley, she was editor of the independent student newspaper, The Daily Californian, and worked with fellows at UC Berkeley’s Investigative Reporting Program on her own projects. She also studied Mandarin while living in Beijing in summer 2014. Like many other journalists, she traces her beginnings in journalism back to high school, where she was editor of her high school’s magazine and yearbook.
Since becoming a political reporter, Megan has appeared on MSNBC, Fox News, CNN, PBS, WBUR, KNPR, KUNR, Capital Public Radio and Vegas PBS.
Megan was born and raised in Orange County, CA.