Traffic Anchor & Multimedia Journalist, ABC News 4
Megan Rivers is the traffic anchor and Emmy nominated reporter and multimedia journalist for WCIV, appearing on Good Morning Charleston. She has covered a variety of stories while working in the Lowcountry. Her passion for community is exemplified in her storytelling.
Prior to coming to ABC News 4, Megan was an assignment editor, producer, and digital producer for WLTX, News 19 in Columbia, South Carolina. Megan produced several segments on air and online. One of her favorite pieces, was a piece she did exploring the concept of race.
Originally from Rochester Hills, Michigan, Megan grew up right here in the Palmetto state in Manning and graduated from Crestwood High School in Sumter. She earned a bachelor's degree in Mass Communications from Claflin University and began her broadcasting career as a technical producer and radio personality on WQKI-FM in Orangeburg. Megan “loves to talk” and discovered this was the career for her in high school when she read the morning announcements.
Megan has lost a number of family members to cancer. Pancreatic cancer claimed her paternal grandfather when she was just nine-years-old. Though never directly impacted by lung cancer, Megan is aware of how the disease affects a person and their family. She is passionate about participating as a celebrity performer in Lip Sync For Lungs to help raise funding to finding a cure for this disease that rips families apart.