Megan O’Connor will keep you in the know on popular events and top of UP trends on What’s UP with Megan every Tuesday at 6 p.m. on WZMQ 19 News.
O’Connor joined WZMQ 19 in September 2022. Originally from Manistique, MI, Northern Michigan University (NMU) brought her to Marquette in 2015. There, she studied communications and minored in music. While in school, O’Connor enjoyed singing in operas, playing the harp, and singing through European cathedrals. O’Connor’s desire to help others flourish through the Student Leader Fellowship Program, and she helped create the NMU Food Pantry.
O’Connor now works as the Outreach and Development Specialist for an economic development organization, the Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP). She is also a full-time grad student at NMU studying public administration. When she isn’t working for the LSCP, WZMQ, or studying, you can find her at St. Peter’s Cathedral cantering masses or being actively involved with her community. She’s a regular volunteer at Marquette events, including Blues Fest, Iron Range Roll, South Shore Fishing Association, UP Veteran’s Fishing Day, etc. She is a member of the South Shore Fishing Association, Marquette Veteran Alliance, and Connect Marquette. She was recently awarded the Tom Baldoni Scholarship, recognizing local individuals who have shown an interest in community and civic engagement.
If you would like O’Connor to cover your event, reach out to her by email.