Meagan is a professional communicator with interests in investigative journalism, human rights, social justice and foreign policy. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Journalism & Mass Communication, with certificates in African studies and global health.
Currently, Meagan works as the Assistant Director of the UW-Madison African Studies Program, where she coordinates the Mandela Washington Fellowship, Foreign Language and Area Studies fellowships, external communication efforts and a variety of other center operations.
Previously, Meagan has served as a reporting fellow with the Center for Journalism Ethics and an editorial intern with MediaShift, a former PBS affiliate. In 2015, she received funding to complete a reporting project in south central Uganda, investigating health indicators of local maternal and child health. Additionally, Meagan has experience reporting for The Sun and Country Messenger in St. Croix River Valley of western Wisconsin.
When not absorbed by independent projects and work, Meagan sees the world through a Nikon lens (all photos my own unless otherwise noted), surrounds herself with good storytellers, dreams up travel itineraries and enjoys a warm French press.