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

  Mankato YWCA to host annual Women’s Leadership Conference virtually

  Minnesota Supreme Court candidates encourage voter involvement

  Recovering addicts incorporate fitness in their journey to wellness

  Trick or Treat Walk for the Animals adds a fashionable twist to annual fundraiser

  Governor Walz visits Mankato to encourage voting

  Mankato’s saliva testing location opens; state launches at-home saliva testing pilot program

  Funding provided to raise Highway 93

  River’s Edge Express Clinic opens at Hilltop HyVee

  MnDOT prepares to keep roads safe amid snowfall

  South Central College mechatronics program receives nearly $1.3 million grant

  Local photographers adjust to COVID-19 pandemic

  Get Out the Vote event joined by U.S. Senators, local leaders

Hundreds join together for the Mankato All Women’s March

  United States Post Office open at new Mankato location

  Caswell Park receives $2 million grant for upgrades and improvements

  Pick of the Litter: Buster and Bosley

  “Live from the Cox House” workshop gives younger audiences tools to boost maintenance skills

  Survey: 29% of Minnesota’s educators are considering quitting, retiring

  Dotson Iron Castings' Pie in the Face event gives United Way fundraiser a sweet twist

  Mankato woman charged with multiple counts of assault

  Heritage Acres Harvest Festival gives old traditions a new twist

  Hilltop Hy-Vee offers drive-up flu shots

  No injuries following Mankato house fire

  Elysian Auto Services raising funds for Cleveland Clinic with Brakes for Breasts campaign

  Bundle Me Warm program accepting donations for winter season

  South Central College unveils three new health science labs

  Minnesota Court of Appeals makes landmark ruling