Margaret Kavanagh joined News 3 in March 2015 and is delighted to be covering news in Hampton Roads. Margaret typically reports for the afternoon/evening shows.
Margaret knew she wanted to work in news while interning for NBC News in New York City. Working closely with the breaking news, elections, and achieves departments gave her a true understanding of what she wanted to do.
Margaret comes to News 3 from Orlando where she worked as a reporter for Central Florida News 13 for six years, half the time spent in the Brevard County Bureau. She had the opportunity to cover high profile cases including the Casey Anthony Trial, George Zimmerman Trial and the end of the space shuttle program. Margaret also flew to Haiti n 2014 to report and produce a half hour segment on changes to the country since the massive earthquake five years ago.
Prior to News 13, Margaret worked at KNDU-TV in the Tri-Cities, WA as an evening anchor and reporter for three years.
Before her time in the Tri-Cities, Margaret worked as the news director for WBCB in Levittown, PA. The AM radio station sits in the heart of Bucks County. That’s where Margaret developed her love for the Philadelphia Eagles, as the general manager is the Voice of the Philadelphia Eagles, Merrill Reese.
Margaret grew up in Cherry Hill, New Jersey and graduated from Rutgers University with a B.A. in Journalism and a minor in Communication. She also spent a semester studying in Cork, Ireland.
Margaret loves hot yoga, running, cooking, the beach, craft beer, new restaurants, traveling and spending time with her sister and Bullmastiff named George.
She loves being out in the community, speaking to people about their lives. Margaret is passionate about sharing stories, exposing wrongdoing and helping the underdog. She has fallen in love with Hampton Roads and wants to help make this a better place to live.
If you have any news tips, good story ideas or restaurant suggestions: Margaret.Kavanagh@WTKR.com
Follow her on Twitter: @MargaretAnnKav
Hair provided by: Hair provided by AOC Salon, aocsalon.com