Meagan Fitzgerald is a general assignment reporter for News4.
Fitzgerald joined News4 in May 2015 and hit the ground running. During her first week, she was the first reporter at the scene of a horrific murder scene inside a D.C. mansion.
Fitzgerald was an intern in News4’s Consumer Unit while attending Howard University. She also played lacrosse for the university’s Division 1 program then served as head coach of the women’s lacrosse team at the University of San Diego before returning to journalism in Monroe, LA.
While working in Monroe, Fitzgerald uncovered payroll fraud in the city’s engineering department which resulted in the indictment of the head engineer and an employee. She has also been a reporter and fill-in anchor at KUSA-TV in Denver. While there, Fitzgerald covered historic floods and fires, the Aurora Theater shootings and the legalization of marijuana.
Fitzgerald is a native of Princeton Junction, NJ and a proud Rotarian and member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and the National Association of Black Journalists. Her work has been recognized by the Colorado Broadcast Association and the Colorado Black Journalist Association which named her Best Broadcast Journalist of the Year.
Fitzgerald lives in Washington.