Meghan Grey

Meghan Grey

Multimedia Journalist

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.

• Hometown:

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.

Education:

  • Belmont University

Recent Articles by Meghan

  Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.: A hero in the Civil Rights Movement

  Local residents team up to take a stand against suicide

  37th Annual MLK Community Celebration aims to carry on his legacy

  City of Mankato making major upgrades to local parks

  Mankato Area Public Schools students to return to in-person hybrid learning

  Mankato Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign reaches $500,000 goal

  Mankato parks now equipped with free Wi-Fi access

  Clinical trials underway to test COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness for children

  Mankato offers free recycling of natural holiday trees

  Elderly LVAD recipient reaches 10 year milestone, inspires others

  $25,000 pledged to match donations to United Way’s 2021 campaign

  Only one case of influenza in Mankato this season, Mayo says

Mankato Public Safety’s wreath campaign reports 3 fires over the holidays

  Local veteran goes viral after taking a stand against suicide

  Opioid crisis worsens amid COVID-19 pandemic

Mankato man coordinates neighborhood ice skating rink for 21st year

  EMS workers next to receive COVID-19 vaccine

New FAA rules may lead to drones delivering packages on our doorsteps

BENCO Electric gives tips on how to prepare for winter storms

  41 citations, 39 vehicles towed during snow emergency

  Local teen creates video game to promote COVID-19 vaccine

  Sixteenth annual Dakota 38 + 2 Memorial Ride pays tribute to those executed in Mankato

  Pick of the Litter: Jewel

Churches sit empty on Christmas Day

  Internship gives nursing students hands-on experience amid COVID-19

Bridge Plaza makes progress on construction

  Local experts weigh in on talking politics over the holidays

MDH reminds Minnesotans to keep their guard up against COVID-19

  Local restaurants adapt to new COVID-19 guidelines

Mankato Toys for Tots distributes gifts to over 3,000 kids