Megan Trent has been with 21Alive since March of 2010. She began her career as a multimedia journalist and has continued to grow during her time in Fort Wayne. Megan became the anchor of our 10 P.M. newscast, and now anchors NBC33 News at 4, 6 and 11 P.M..
As a Hoosier native, Megan understands the issues and people impacting our community. Whether for broadcast or new media, Megan has skills that underscore her versatility in uncovering news and presenting it on the air and on www.incnow.tv.
"I've always admired people in television and media who make a difference in people's lives," says Megan. "I am honored to be a part of the team that is dedicated to providing quality news coverage in Northeast Indiana and Northwest Ohio," she said.
Megan graduated in 2008 with honors from Ball State University with a major in Telecommunications with a news emphasis and a minor in Political Science.
During her senior year, Megan was a student reporter for Indiana Public Radio. After graduation, IPR hired her on as a freelance reporter. While at Ball State she was also Vice President of Radio Television News Directors Association (RTNDA), a member of the National Leadership Honor Society Omicron Delta Kappa, and a weekly anchor for the student run live broadcast "NewsWatch.".
Her reporting on "Women in Television News with Children" won Megan a prestigious national First Place award from the Broadcast Education Association (BEA).
"This award meant so much to me because the reporting really focused on women who balance their careers with their families, something that is so difficult," said Megan.
Megan should know --- she's the mother of two young boys, Kamden and Lochlan. Megan, her husband Adam, and their children live in Allen County.
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