After growing up polka dancing in the Christmas City, Raegan Medgie headed to the City of Brotherly Love to study Journalism, bungee jumped in Switzerland with her brother Ethan and worked with Mickey Mouse in Disney World. This is just the beginning of her journey to Newswatch 16.

Raegan began her professional journalism career in Allentown, Pennsylvania, where she worked at the cable news station, TV2 News, Service Electric.

After hitting the streets in the Lehigh Valley, Raegan headed north to Elmira, New York to work at WETM. She started out reporting and ended up as the main co-anchor for the area’s only two-hour morning newscast. Raegan would start her day when most people were sleeping.

Now, Raegan is ecstatic to be back in her home state and to tell the stories that affect you and your neighbors.

Raegan is from Bethlehem. She graduated from Liberty High School (GO ‘CANES!) and received her Journalism degree from Temple University. (For those of you wondering, yes, Bill Cosby DID speak at her graduation. She is also a huge Temple Men’s Basketball fan and would show her team spirit by painting her body with the school colors, cherry and white.)

Raegan will be exploring the Poconos as the Bureau reporter.

When she’s not working, Raegan loves to travel, hit the gym, talk with her hands and most importantly, spend time with her family and friends.

Recent Articles
  • East Stroudsburg Post Office to Reopen Thursday

    UPDATE: The post office in East Stroudsburg opened on time Thursday morning. EAST STROUDSBURG — A post office in the Poconos that closed after the roof started to leak is expected to reopen Thursday. In the meantime, workers at a local construction company have had their work cut out for them. Jeremy Kellerman of East Stroudsburg is one of several people who headed to his post office and was met with a sign that reads, “Due to a building emergency, […]

  • Snow Slowing Runners

    STROUDSBURG — One group of people is getting a little antsy with all the snow: runners. Some are using a little more caution and putting on miles indoors. Anthony Grant gives the treadmill a workout at the Pocono Family YMCA in Stroudsburg. “You’ve got to do what you’ve got to do. Pretty much with the weather outside, you have no choice,” said Grant. Grant is training for a half marathon in April and would much rather be training outside. “That’s […]

  • Fire Destroys Mountainhome Candle Warehouse

    BARRETT TOWNSHIP — The owners of a popular candle shop in the Poconos are suffering a tremendous loss. The warehouse where they make and store their candles was destroyed in a fire over the weekend. And it’s not the first time the business was hit by fire. Piles of charred debris, some covered in snow, are all that’s left after the Mountainhome Candle warehouse went up in flames on Saturday. State police fire marshals were spotted today digging around inside […]

  • Shoveling, Plowing and Throwing the Snow

    It was a pretty exhausting day for many of us who had to dig out from the inches and inches and inches of snow. For many people in downtown Stroudsburg, digging out cars buried under inches of snow and ice and more snow was the first job of the morning. At the T&R Farm Shack, they needed a little more horse power to do the job and used a plow. “We’ve got to clear in front of our greenhouse to […]

  • Death Of College Student Ruled A Homicide

    TUNKHANNOCK TOWNSHIP — It’s been two months since a young man from New York died after taking part in a fraternity ritual in the Poconos. Now, the Luzerne County coroner has ruled the death a homicide. Chun Deng, 18, died in early December after taking part in a fraternity ritual in the Poconos. The Monroe County district attorney says no one has been charged yet but he expects that to change. Police say the fraternity ritual took place in a […]

  • Maneuvering In The Monroe County Mess

    STROUDSBURG — The snow stopped in the Poconos around 2 p.m.  Then came the sleet and rain. Our journey through this latest round of snow started on Route 33 heading north, near the Saylorsburg exit. Next we merged onto Route 209 outside Stroudsburg towards the Pocono Newsroom in Stroudsburg. That’s where we found a guy dusting off his pickup truck. “If I was smarter, I would have turned around 70 miles ago,” said Robert Syracuse of Brooklyn. Outside Stroudsburg there […]

  • Pocono Communities Getting Ready For More

    POLK TOWNSHIP — At first glance the salt shed for Polk Township looks like it’s in good shape but the piles you see are piles of anti-skid, which the township has plenty of. The issue is the lack of salt. “We’ve been burning it up this year. Usually we get 250 ton. This year we ordered 300 ton and it’s gone,” explained road master Brian Ahner. The shed is usually filled with 50 tons of salt. Now there’s only five […]

  • Keeping Warm in Winter

    POCONO TOWNSHIP — The cold temperatures and another snow storm on the way are forcing some people to find creative ways to keep warm. Some people are taking a few minutes to warm up by tanning. “You lay there and it’s so warm. You feel like you’re on a beach and it takes you away from the cold weather here in the Poconos,” said Jessica Tylutka of Tannersville. The workers at Paradise Tanning in Tannersville say more people are coming […]

  • Neither Snow Nor Procrastination Will Delay Flower Delivery

    STROUDSBURG — Valentine’s Day is this Friday, but before the big day the area may see another snow storm. One florist in the Poconos isn’t too concerned because he’s been preparing for the big day filled with love since December. Tony Barone is the owner of Floral Boutique in Stroudsburg. He and his crew are already starting to organize the flower inventory. “Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day are our two biggest holidays,” said Barone. Barone says getting ready for Valentine’s […]

  • School Bus Crashes Into Woods, Students Unhurt

    COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP — Investigators in the Poconos are trying to figure out why a school bus with children on board went off the road in Tobyhanna Friday morning and ended up in the woods. A spokesperson for the Pocono Mountain School District says the school bus ended up going off Route 196 and into the woods to avoid crashing into a vehicle in front of it. No one on the bus was hurt. The call for this crash came in […]

  • Homicide Charges Filed In Carbon County Death

    JIM THORPE — A man has been charged in the death of a woman last week in Carbon County. Anthony Heath, 24, of Allentown, is being charged with homicide for the death of Angela Steigerwalt, 35, of Tamaqua about a week ago. He was arrested over the weekend in North Carolina where police found him driving Steigerwalt’s stolen car. Steigerwalt’s body was found Saturday morning when crews put out a brush fire along Flagstaff Road in Jim Thorpe. Court papers […]

  • Unlawful Contact, Corruption Plea Entered In Monroe County

    STROUDSBURG — A man pleaded guilty Thursday morning in Monroe County to charges of unlawful contact and corruption of minors. Jesse Green from Delaware Water Gap is a well-known jazz pianist in Monroe County. He made the plea in Monroe County against the advice of his lawyer. A trial was supposed to begin at 9 a.m. for Jesse Green of Delaware Water Gap, but instead, an hour and a half later, he pleaded guilty at the Monroe County Courthouse. Jesse […]