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Megan McGibney

Megan McGibney

Megan McGibney is a multi-generational New Yorker who is originally from Staten Island. She obtained her Masters’ from the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism in 2008, and has written for Bklyner, Brooklyn Paper, amNY, City & State NY, Teen Vogue, The 74 Million and others. Aside from journalism, she is also an adjunct English professor at CUNY and Pace University, and has a newsletter on media literacy called, “The Media & Us”.

In her free time, Megan likes reading, trivia, Pilates, trying new dinner recipes, and photographing nature in all its beauty.

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Recent Work by Megan

Heartbreak in Flatbush Over Closing of Lords Bakery

Heartbreak in Flatbush Over Closing of Lords Bakery

A Flatbush institution closes and locals worry about the changing identity of the area.
Author Mo Willems Teaches BK Kids on Opposites And Abstracts

Author Mo Willems Teaches BK Kids on Opposites And Abstracts

Children's book author and illustrator Mo Willems appeared for a special story time at the Brooklyn Children's Museum on Saturday.
Bushwick Food Pantry Fortified With Grant Infusion as Demand Surges

Bushwick Food Pantry Fortified With Grant Infusion as Demand Surges

A $2 million grant is giving Riseboro, a Bushwick nonprofit and food pantry, much needed stability as the number of visitors increases.
'Nature Your City' to Combat Flooding in BK

'Nature Your City' to Combat Flooding in BK

Brooklyn has the most residents living in Blue Zones, where flooding occurs most.
Greenpoint's She Wolf Bakery Workers Latest to Unionize

Greenpoint's She Wolf Bakery Workers Latest to Unionize

The bakers filed paperwork with the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union on Thursday.
Medgar Evers College Partners with Onondaga Community College

Medgar Evers College Partners with Onondaga Community College

Two higher education institutions, one in the city and the other upstate, have created an opportunity for students to earn their bachelor's degree.
Report: Number of Chain Stores Declined in Brooklyn in 2023

Report: Number of Chain Stores Declined in Brooklyn in 2023

Online shopping, retail theft may have contributed to 50 major retail stores closing across the borough.
NYC Doesn’t Have the Budget for Crossing Guards at PS 958, so Parents Are Volunteering

NYC Doesn’t Have the Budget for Crossing Guards at PS 958, so Parents Are Volunteering

The Sunset Park public school has been trying to get a crossing guard for the crowded and chaotic intersection, but city budget cuts hold them back.
Three New Charter Schools to Open in Brooklyn Despite Charter Cap

Three New Charter Schools to Open in Brooklyn Despite Charter Cap

The three schools were initially approved to open in 2019, but were unable to move forward because of the charter cap.
The Votes Are in: Incumbents Ride a Blue Wave to the Finish Line

The Votes Are in: Incumbents Ride a Blue Wave to the Finish Line

Representing the newly drawn district 43, Democrat Susan Zhuang becomes the first Asian-American City Councilmember from Brooklyn.
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