School: Western Illinois University
Hometown: Bettendorf, Iowa
Year Joined KRCG: 2017
Although she is a proud Iowan, Megan Sanchez is thrilled to be exploring and serving mid-Missouri as a reporter for KRCG 13 Live at 5, 6, and 10.
Megan graduated from Western Illinois University in May 2017 and joined the KRCG 13 team immediately after. At WIU, she earned a degree in Broadcasting, News and Performance. She also received a minor in Spanish, and traveled to Mazatlan, Mexico to serve as a translator in free medical clinics. Megan has a passion for people, hearing their stories and sharing them with her community.
Megan had her first internship in television news when she was 16 years old at WQAD News 8, her hometown’s ABC affiliate. She interned there two additional summers during her college career. She also spent a summer in Mount Ida, Arkansas interning as a videographer for a large summer camp. While at Western Illinois, she served as an executive producer, anchor, and reporter for WIUTV-NEWS3. She was awarded two student pillar awards from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Mid-America Chapter for her work in light news reporting and for a show she produced.
Megan loves breakfast, taking pictures, jogging, hiking, and reading. She is also a huge fan of musicals and the performing arts.