Megan joined the 5NEWS team and sales team as a Local Sales Coordinator and Sales Talent in August of 2016. She grew up in Evening Shade, AR and graduated from Arkansas State University, Wolves Up! She has a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Sociology.

During her time in college she had internships with both the Jonesboro Radio Group and with the Sun Belt Conference shooting sports features for ASU. Graddy worked at the local TV station, Region 8 News, as assistant producer where she formed unforgettable friends and learned valuable experience to help her excel in her future career path, leading her to 5NEWS.

Megan is the host of both Flavors and Adventure Arkansas so if you need to know anything about local food or adventures, she is your girl. She enjoys being involved with the community and helping local businesses flourish through her work.

The only thing Megan enjoys more than watermelon from her high school alma mater, Cave City, is spending time with her family and exploring her new home in NWA.

You can watch Megan on the weekend morning news and Monday at noon!

If you have a suggestion or segment idea for Megan, email her at or follow her facebook page for her latest segments.

Recent Articles
  • Mrs. Denson – 4th Grade – Westwood Elementary – Greenwood

    Segment Sponsored By: Breeden

  • Week 7: Vote for the Yarnell’s Sweetest Play of the Week

    Check out these incredible plays from week seventh of Football Friday Night! Then vote for the one you think is the "Sweetest Play of the Week". The winning school will be featured in our news cast + they will receive an ice cream party from Yarnell's!

  • Mrs. Lori Ness -2nd Grade – Bellview Elementary – Rogers

    Segment Sponsored By: Breeden

  • Sharum’s Garden Center Tips: How To Protect Your Plants From Diseases

    In this week’s Sharum’s Garden Center Tips Frank talks to us about their snap dragons. Frank said that these plants do great in the fall but really take charge in the springs, Sharum’s offers a large selection in different sizes and they are available now. Frank said that this is also an excellent time to buy your trees for the fall season; maples are about a week away from turning colors so come get your trees now so they can […]

  • Flavors: Rick’s Bakery

    Hey Guys Megan Graddy here for this week’s Flavors today we are at Rick’s Bakery they have been established since 1980 and they keep pumping out those wonderful sweets for the community, let’s head inside and check things out. Rick Boone, owner of Rick’s Bakery wears many hats in his business, but one you may not know about is the one he received a degree for. “I’m an electrical engineer by trade and a donut maker by accident, I love […]

  • Ozark Natural Foods – Hey Good Cookin’ – Fall Harvest Pizza

    This week’s Hey Good Cookin’ with Heather Artripe will really get the fall flavors flowing! How does a fall harvest pizza sound? Check out the recipe for this fall crafted pizza below. Fall Harvest Pizza Ingredients 4 pita bread Sweet & Spicy Base ¼ C olive oil 2 T maple syrup 1 T adobe sauce 1 t smoked paprika ½ t cumin Pinch cayenne Salt and Pepper to taste Leftover Roasted Butternut squash Leftover Roasted Brussel Sprouts ½ red onion, […]

  • Most Honey Contains Some Pesticides

    You may be putting honey in your tea or on your yogurt for breakfast as we speak, but chances are, that honey you’re eating contains pesticides. A study shows about 75% of honey from around the world contains some pesticides. The sweet liquid was collected from nearly 200 sites around the world. Of the honey sampled, North America had the highest proportion of samples that had pesticides; Asia was the second and Europe the third.

  • Metabolic Research Center – Dropping Pounds & Gaining Confidence – Phase 5

    It’s Thursday, so that means we’re here at Metabolic Research Center in Fayetteville. I’ve been in the program over a month now, seen some pretty good progress. Football seasons rolling on, so we’ll see how we’ll I’ve done over the past week, and hopefully I’ve got some better numbers. Bobby’s coach, Sarah, catches us up on how his is doing on the program. “Bobby is about six weeks in now and he is down 21 inches and 20 pounds, he […]

  • Mrs. Molly Johnson – 1st Grade – Osage Creek Elementary – Bentonville

    Segment Sponsored By: Breeden

  • Head Lice & Halloween Costumes

    A health alert as we start to get closer to Halloween, doctors said they always see a jump in lice this time of year and your children’s costumes may be to blame. It makes sense once you think about it especially with everyone going into stores trying on masks and wigs leading to accidental lice being spread around. Here are some tips from doctors, you may feel a little silly at first, but they said wear a swim or shower […]

  • Adventure Arkansas: Wonders Of Wildlife Part 2

    Matt Standridge here, we’ve made the trip back up north to the Johnny Morris Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and there is so much to do that just the other week we were just doing the wildlife galleries.  This week we’re headed to the aquarium. You can find over 35,000 species of underwater animals here in the 1.5 million-gallon aquarium in Springfield, Missouri including sharks, rays, jellyfish, eels, and more!  You can even dip your hands into some of the tanks. Sarah […]

  • Ms. Farrar – 1st Grade – City Heights Elementary – Van Buren

    Segment Sponsored By: Breeden