Megan O’Rourke to Rejoin WXIX in Cincinnati After 7 Years in Dayton

By Kevin Eck 

Megan O’Rourke is leaving Dayton, Ohio ABC and Fox affiliate WKEF to rejoin Fox affiliate WXIX in Cincinnati.

O’Rourke has shuffled between Dayton and Cincinnati a couple of times in her career. After starting at KIDK in Idaho Falls, Idaho after college, she joined WDTN in Dayton in 2005. In 2014, she worked at WXIX for two years before returning to Dayton in 2016 to work at WKEF.

“Megan is Facebook friends with a lot of people at the station. We’ve kept in touch,” WXIX news director Steve Hyvonen told Cincinnati media write John Kieswetter. “She’s an aggressive smart journalist and her warmth really comes across on the anchor desk.”


O’Rourke will co-anchor the 3 p.m. news with Amber Jayanth and the 5 p.m. wtih Tricia Macke. She’ll also report and act as an anchor fill-in when needed.

She starts at WXIX next Wednesday, April 5.