Morgan Young

Morgan Young

Anchor and Reporter

Montgomery, AL

Morgan joined the WSFA 12 News team in June 2016 as a general assignment reporter and anchor. She will take over anchoring the Sunday edition of Today in Alabama. Before relocating to the River Region, Morgan spent two years as a reporter and anchor for KOMU 8 News, the NBC-affiliate in Columbia, Missouri. At KOMU, Morgan covered social justice, local business and investigative health stories.

Morgan graduated with honors from the University of Missouri in May 2016 with a degree in broadcast journalism and minors in business and textile and apparel management. During her time at Mizzou, Morgan served on the executive board of the National Association of Black Journalists, was a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and served as president on the Student Society of News Design. She was also asked to speak at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. about covering social justice issues on MU’s campus.

As a lover of fashion, Morgan spends her free time blogging about style and lifestyle trends. She is also an avid reader who loves to travel, try new recipes and visit new restaurants (…and post pictures of her food on Instagram).

Awards:

  • Second place AP Award for Investigative Reporting
  • Second place AP Award for Best Reporter

Education:

  • Missouri School of Journalism, Bachelor of Journalism with emphasis in Radio-Television Reporting and Anchoring
  • Minor in Business
  • Minor in Textile and Apparel Management

Recent Articles by Morgan

  MPS planning job fair amidst statewide teacher shortage

  Allergist says seeing pollen earlier means a longer allergy season

  Former Virginia College students still without answers months after closure

  LEAD Academy registration numbers continue to grow, parents express excitement

  Here’s how LEAD Academy will be different than traditional public schools

State’s ‘tax app’ gets some upgrades for second season

Montgomery woman speaks after deadly house fire

  Mother speaks after losing son to Alabama tornado

  AL Supreme Court upholds approval of Montgomery’s first public charter school

  Annual civil rights pilgrimage features new EJI museum, memorial

  More than 30 guns recovered from area youth in the last year

  Residents say they’re ‘not surprised’ about Lee High School shooting

  MPS preparing to make cuts to avoid budget deficit

  Greenville police see drop in crime, more community policing

  Huntingdon College community rallies around cafeteria worker after devastating house fire

  Tax preparers discuss impact of new tax law on filing season

  MPS board to vote on charter school contracts early next week

  Parents of child killed on South Boulevard react to coming safety changes

  Tornado-damaged Wetumpka church returns casino’s $25K donation

  Screen Time Predators: Do you know who your kids are talking to online?

MPS to get accreditation status update Friday

  Veteran finds hope at VA event

  Reports of cyber crimes against kids doubled last year

  State to offer opioid reversal medicine in Alabama high schools

  Butler County residents vote ‘NO’ for property tax increase

  E.D. Nixon Elementary to become Montgomery’s first charter school, public meeting scheduled

  Butler County DHR employees sued for negligence following child sex abuse case

  10 MPS schools on “failing” list, including all charter plan schools

  TSA workers in Montgomery among thousands working without pay

  Montgomery residents, business owners react to ‘Smart City Living Lab’ announcement