Meghann Mollerus is an anchor and reporter/multi-media journalist for WFMY News 2. She joined the team in June 2013 and since then has been helping you wake up with the Good Morning Show! She anchors the 4:30 a.m. half hour, before heading out into the community to report on a wide-range of stories. You'll frequently see her live on the scene of breaking news or digging into community interest stories that matter to you. With her expertise in politics, she also keeps you up to speed on the North Carolina legislature and upcoming elections.
Meghann has covered top national stories -- including the lowering of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State Capitol. She also has guest reported for TEGNA-owned sister stations during big events. She reported for WUSA9 in Washington, DC during Pope Francis' historic U.S. visit and for WCNC in Charlotte during the January 2016 ice storm.
She has a longstanding passion for community outreach and is proud to be part of WFMY News 2's Emmy-award-winning Read 2 Succeed program. In June 2015, she proudly competed in the Dancing on the Diamond "celebrity dance competition" and helped raise more than $1,000 toward programs for adults with developmental disabilities.
Born and raised in St. Louis, Mo., Meghann attended college at the University of Missouri and graduated with a Bachelor of Journalism from the world-renowned Missouri School of Journalism. She also received minors in Political Science and French.
While at the University of Missouri from 2009 to 2013, she worked as a reporter (specializing in politics and court cases) and anchor at the mid-Missouri NBC affiliate -- KOMU 8 News. During that time, Meghann received a Mark of Excellence Award from the Society of Professional Journalists for an investigation into the salary of an executive at a non-profit St. Louis animal shelter. She also contributed to team coverage of the Joplin tornado's two-year anniversary, which earned a first place Missouri Broadcasters Association award.
Meghann was a college campus reporter and two-time senior intern for Fox News Channel. While working for the Midwest bureau in Chicago, she was an assistant field producer in high-profile federal trials--including the Tahawwur Rana terrorism trial and the former governor Rod Blagojevich corruption trial. She also helped cover the nationally-known murder trial of former Illinois police officer Drew Peterson.
Outside of work, Meghann enjoys spending time with her family and friends, running, horseback riding and reading. She adores animals and adopted her beloved cat Milo from a Greensboro shelter!
In her more than two years at WFMY News 2, Meghann has loved meeting many viewers, who have made beautiful North Carolina feel like home. She looks forward to continuing her journey as a storyteller and advocate for Piedmont Triad families.