"Some residents fear the recent uptick in gunfire may mar what many have referred to as the New Harlem Renaissance. It's clear this neighborhood will mourn the loss of a man whose calm, humorous voice made many days brighter."
―Megan McLaren[src]

Megan McLaren is a television reporter for WJBP-TV.


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WJBP-TV Reporter

New Harlem Renaissance

Megan McLaren was send to the park in front of the Crispus Attucks Complex in order to shoot footage and interview Councilwoman Mariah Dillard about her New Harlem Renaissance project and her plans for the complex. Following the interview McLaren was told that she would always be welcome in Harlem.[1]

Attack on Pop's Barber Shop

"Local residents are still stunned by the loss of Henry Hunter, or Pop, as he was known in this Harlem neighborhood. Pop's Barber Shop was a gathering place for everyone from local kids to well-known celebrities. But now, it's become something all too familiar in Harlem – a crime scene. Unknown assailants fired into the shop just after 9:00 last night, killing Mr. Hunter. Wilfredo Diaz, an employee, was also critically wounded. This shooting comes just days after rising tension between black and Latino street gangs after a multiple shooting at a Harlem junkyard"
―Megan McLaren[src]
Megan McLaren was send to Pop's Barber Shop to report the shooting that happened the night before. McLaren stated that the neighbourhood is still stunned by the death of Pop. The barbershop used to be a gathering place for both the local youth as celeberties, but became something, according to McLaren, familiar in Harlem, a crime scene. McLaren explained what happened the evening before, noticing it came only a few days after the shooting between a black and latino gang at the yunkjard. She ended her report with stating that Pop would be missed in the neighbourhood.[2]

Search for Luke Cage

"And today's top news, the shootout that occurred in Harlem last night. After an ambulance was forced off the street, it appears a chase led to a women's clinic where gunfire was exchanged. The fight continued to this historic theatre where severe damage was wrought. Witnesses described two men at the center of this fight. Although police still have not detained any suspects, this man, Luke Cage, is wanted for questioning in connection with the recent murder of noted nightlife mogul Cornell "Cottonmouth" Stokes."
―Megan McLaren[src]

While visiting the news Megan McLaren talked about a shootout that happened in Harlem the day before. According to witnesses there were two men in the middle of it all. While no one was in custody yet the police were searching for Luke Cage, who was also being connected to the murder of Cornell Stokes. After giving the report she was thanked by the news anchor.[3]


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  • In the comics, Megan McLaren is a news reporter working for WJBP-TV that usually covered news regarding the Thunderbolts.


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