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Megan Henderson co-anchors the early edition of the “KTLA Morning News.” She’s thrilled to be a part of the show she grew up watching.

Megan was born in San Pedro and spent part of her childhood in Long Beach before moving to San Clemente, where her family still lives today. She graduated from Arizona State University with a bachelor’s degree from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism. She started her broadcast career in Wichita Falls, Texas, doing everything from reporting and anchoring to editing and producing.

From there, Megan moved to Salt Lake City where she reported and anchored for Fox’s “Good Day Utah.” She later moved to Dallas to host Fox’s top-rated morning show “Good Day” at KDFW-TV. Megan has also traveled to New York City on several occasions to guest-host “Fox and Friends Weekend” on Fox News Channel.

Throughout her career, Megan has made supporting various philanthropic causes a priority. She is most actively involved with UNICEF USA, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the Watts Youth Empowerment Center.

When she’s not working, Megan enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends, hiking with her dog Baxter and sleeping in. You can follow her on Instagram at @meganhenderson.


Recent Articles
  • Megan Henderson shows how donations are helping the refugees of Kakuma, Kenya. (Credit: KTLA)

    Kakuma Refugee Camp Part 5: Donations Making a Difference

    Megan Henderson was recently invited by UNICEF to go on an outreach mission to Kakuma, Kenya. In part five of her series inside one of the largest refugee camps in the world, Megan tells how your donations are making a difference. You can help the children of Kakuma with a $10 donation by texting KTLA to 864233. Contributions can also be made at ktla.com/unicef.

  • A garden is seen inside the refugee camp in Kakuma. (Credit: KTLA)

    Kakuma Refugee Camp Part 4: A Will to Live

    Megan Henderson was recently invited by UNICEF to go on an outreach mission to Kakuma, Kenya. In part four of her series inside one of the largest refugee camps in the world, Megan focuses on the sense of purpose and will live shared among the thousands of residents. You can help the children of Kakuma with a $10 donation by texting KTLA to 864233. Contributions can also be made at ktla.com/unicef.

  • Children take advantage of the opportunity to attend school in Kakuma, Kenya. (Credit: KTLA)

    Kakuma Refugee Camp Part 3: Educating the Children

    Megan Henderson was recently invited by UNICEF to go on an outreach mission to Kakuma, Kenya. In part three of her series inside one of the largest refugee camps in the world, Megan explains why education for these children is considered a privilege, which costs more than most families can afford. You can help the children of Kakuma with a $10 donation by texting KTLA to 864233. Contributions can also be made at ktla.com/unicef.

  • Plastic jugs are used to transport clean water to the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya. (Credit: KTLA)

    Kakuma Refugee Camp Part 2: The Struggle for Clean Water

    Megan Henderson was recently invited by UNICEF to go on an outreach mission to Kakuma, Kenya. In part two of her series inside one of the largest refugee camps in the world, Megan shares the struggles that thousands of people go through every day just to get clean water. You can help the children of Kakuma with a $10 donation by texting KTLA to 864233. Contributions can also be made at ktla.com/unicef.

  • A child receives medical care at the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya. (Credit: KTLA)

    Kakuma Refugee Camp Part 1: How You Can Help UNICEF, KTLA Bring Life-Saving Services to Children

    Megan Henderson was recently invited by UNICEF to go on an outreach mission to Kakuma, Kenya. Home to one of the largest refugee camps in the world, thousands of babies and children are at risk of starving to death amid a critical humanitarian crises. Megan was invited to meet the camp’s children in hopes of raising awareness and support for the sick, starving and scared refugees. You can help the children of Kakuma with a $10 donation by texting KTLA […]

  • Toast to Oscar with Film-Inspired Cocktails at the Loews Hollywood Hotel

    Toast to the 90th Academy Awards with film-inspired cocktails at the H2 Kitchen & Bar inside the Loews Hollywood Hotel. Plus, your chance to win a $100 dining credit! Contest ends at 4pm on 2/20/18. Megan Henderson reports on the KTLA5 Weekend News at 9am.

  • How You Can Help Save the Watts Rec Center

    Children in Watts depend on their rec center for programming and after-school activities, but budget cuts are putting the neighborhood institution in jeopardy. KTLA is partnering with Red Eye to keep the community center running. You can help by texting DONATE to 515151 or going to ktla.com/donate. Lynette Romero reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Jan. 18, 2018.  

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  • Stax Music Academy Wants to Recreate Music History Milestone

    They say music can be more powerful than words, and for some underserved students, a legendary record label is giving a community a chance to change its tempo. Megan Henderson reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on April 7, 2017. Learn more about the Stax Music Academy European Tour here.