Meghan Grey is a Multimedia Journalist at KEYC News Now. She has been with the station since September 2020. Grey, an award-winning public speaker, grew up in North Mankato and was heavily involved in community organizations and activities. Growing up watching KEYC News Now, Grey knew she could fulfill her passions for communications, politics, and criminal justice with a job in the field of news broadcasting. Over the last three years, Grey obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in political science and English literature at Belmont University in Nashville as well as a real estate license in the state of Tennessee, where she plans to return to attend law school in the future. Prior to her role at KEYC News Now, Grey worked as a Tennessee State Senate staffer. Through her work at the Tennessee General Assembly, Grey found further opportunities at the White House in Washington, D.C. where she met with senior White House officials to discuss media relations and various political matters.
North Mankato, Minnesota
• What's your favorite part of your job?
Having continuous opportunities to connect with so many great people in our community is definitely my favorite aspect of being a multimedia journalist.
• What's your dream story?
I would love to cover a story on any major breakthrough in technology.
• What did you want to be when you were growing up?
I always wanted to be in the spotlight, so I thought I would be an actress or singer.
• What got you interested in news?
My interests in politics and communications led me to the field of news. The media plays such an essential role in these areas, so the transition into journalism felt very natural.
• What is your favorite book?
My favorite book at the moment is The Sun Does Shine by Anthony Ray Hinton.
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