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Meghann Mollerus joined WFMY News 2 in June 2013 as a reporter for the Good Morning Show, where she covers a wide-range of important topics affecting Piedmont Triad viewers. You'll most frequently find her live on the scene of breaking news, politics, severe weather, traffic problems and community outreach events, where she brings you thorough information both on air and on social media.

Born and raised in St. Louis, Mo., Meghann attended college at the University of Missouri-Columbia and graduated with a Bachelor of Journalism from the world-renowned Missouri School of Journalism. While there, she worked as a reporter (specializing in politics and court cases) and anchor at the mid-Missouri NBC affiliate -- KOMU 8 News.

In 2013, Meghann received a Mark of Excellence Award from the Society of Professional Journalists for an investigation into the salary of an executive at a Missouri animal shelter.

During her past internships with Fox News Channel, Meghann served as an assistant field producer in high-profile federal trials, including the United States v. Tahawwur Rana terrorism trial and the U.S. v. (former Illinois governor) Rod Blagojevich corruption trial in 2011. She also helped cover the nationally-known trial of former Illinois police officer Drew Peterson, convicted of murdering his wife.

When she is not gathering news, Meghann enjoys spending time with her family and friends, running, horseback riding and reading. She is an avid animal enthusiast and volunteer. In her first year at WFMY News 2, Meghann has enjoyed meeting many families in the viewing area and looks forward to continuing her journey as a reporter and advocate for viewers in the Triad.

If you were not a broadcast journalist, what would you do for a living?

I love animals-especially horses, so a part of me always has wanted to become an equine veterinarian. With my interest in court cases and the criminal justice system, I also could envision myself as a lawyer.

What's your favorite food?

I could eat seafood and pasta every day and also am a chocolate lover!

Do you have any pets?

My family always has had animals, and upon my moving to Greensboro, I couldn't stand the thought of being without a pet. So, I adopted a cat from the Guilford County Animal Shelter. He (Milo) is so sweet, and I am convinced he thinks he's human.

What's your favorite vacation destination?

Visiting Paris a few summers ago was such a memorable experience. As a French minor in college, I fell in love with the beauty of the French language, history and culture. I hope to go back there someday soon!

Who is the most interesting person you've ever interviewed?

In college, I interviewed former teen-aged con artist-turned FBI agent Frank Abagnale on one of his tour stops at the University of Missouri. His fraudulent behavior, as depicted in the acclaimed movie Catch Me If You Can (starring Leonardo DiCaprio), is so astounding it is almost surreal. I wasn't quite sure what to expect upon meeting him, but he was seemingly a very easygoing and kind person -- one who undoubtedly has a fascinating story to tell.

E-mail: mmollerus@wfmy.com
Twitter: @meghannmollerus
Facebook: facebook.com/Meghann Mollerus

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