Morgan Wright joined the Washington, DC, Bureau in March of 2018 from WDVM in Hagerstown, MD, where Morgan was anchor and producer of the station’s Evening News broadcasts.

Morgan began his career as a production assistant with WDVM (then WHAG), where he ran camera, audio, and graphics for his hometown news station. In October of 2014 Morgan was promoted to general assignment reporter. By February, 2015, he was again promoted to Morning News Anchor and Producer.

At WDVM, Morgan covered the 2017 Presidential Inauguration and hosted one-on-one interviews with notables such as WVU President E. Gordon Gee. Morgan also hosted various special news programs covering topics ranging from obesity to immigration to Black history.

In Washington, Morgan covers our local news, regularly interviewing our lawmakers and reporting on politics and policies that affect us here at home.

Recent Articles
  • Legal scholars testify as impeachment probe continues

    WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — The impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump began a new chapter Wednesday as the House Judiciary Committee heard from four legal experts to determine if the evidence presented by the House Intelligence Committee is in line with the Constitution’s interpretation of the term “impeachment” itself. Heated exchanges began soon after the House Judiciary Committee gaveled in. Despite several objections, Chairman of the Committee Congressman Jerry Nadler, D-New York, pressed on. “Never before has a president engaged in […]

  • McConnell: Defense bill at risk as Dems prioritize impeachment

    WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the National Defense Authorization Act is at risk of failing to pass for the first time in nearly 50 years. From the Senate floor, McConnell, R-Kentucky, accused his Democratic colleagues of stonewalling the bill while instead focusing on impeachment. “There is no legislation, no matter how crucial, that Democrats will not obstruct in order to pick fights with this president,” McConnell said. “It’s just political theater taking precedence over our armed […]

  • Supreme Court weighing gun rights case

    WASHINGTON, DC (NEXSTAR) — While gun safety advocates and gun rights supporters rallied on the steps of the US Supreme Court Monday, the justices inside heard a case that could impact how states and cities can regulate firearms. The case is the first major second amendment case to go before a high court in a decade and centers around a New York City gun law which regulated the transport of guns outside gun owners’ homes. NYC repealed the ordinance when […]

  • Trump pushing for more transparency in health care costs

    WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — President Donald Trump on Friday announced the steps he’s taking to make sure Americans are well-informed about the cost of health care. His administration wants the public to know exactly how much a visit will cost before stepping into a hospital or doctor’s office. “Stopping American patients from getting ripped off. They’ve been ripped off for years – a lot of years,” Trump said. The president unveiled two rules he believes will increase price transparency in health care […]

  • Amid impeachment proceedings, lawmakers struggle to combat gun violence in America

    WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — In the wake of mass shootings in both Oklahoma and California, lawmakers are continuing to grapple with how to best address the nation’s gun violence problem. The House has acted with HR-8 a universal bipartisan background checks bill, but the Senate has yet to take up the bill, and in fact, has thwarted efforts by Democrats to do so. One lawmaker at the forefront of resolving the gun violence problem in America said he’s committed to partnering […]

  • Despite recent gun violence, GOP remains quiet on reform

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEXSTAR) — The issue of gun reform is back in the headlines after several days of gun violence which saw people killed across the country. But while the issue is back in the news, it’s not getting much traction in the Senate or the White House. Since Thursday, nine people have died in mass shootings. Two at a high school in Santa Clarita, Ca.; three outside a Duncan, Ok., Walmart; and four at a house party in Fresno, […]

  • Turkish president’s White House visit draws criticism from lawmakers

    WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — While all eyes were focused on the first impeachment hearing examining President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine, Trump himself remained focused on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to the White House. The two leaders discussed expanding a trade relationship and a plan to prevent the resurgence of ISIS — following Trump’s decision to remove U.S. troops from Northern Syria. “When I took over, thousands and thousands of ISIS fighters were all over,” Trump said. “Now, they’re mostly […]

  • Democrats push for plan to prevent resurgence of ISIS

    WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — Some lawmakers are concerned about a possible resurgence of ISIS after President Donald Trump withdrew U.S. troops from Northern Syria last month. Senator Bob Casey, D-Pennsylvania, said leaving America’s Kurdish allies vulnerable to attacks by Turkey was a bad decision that allowed hundreds of ISIS fighters to escape. “It’s more likely now that ISIS will threaten American lives than it was before this decision,” he said. “What they got from President Trump was a total pulling the rug out from under them […]

  • About CW39 Houston

    KIAH-TV is a CW affiliate that has been broadcasting in Houston for over 50 years! The station signed on as an independent (Ch 39) in 1967 under the call letters KHTV and was initially best known for its presentation of Houston Wrestling with Paul Boesch. A charter affiliate of the WB Network, the station call letters were changed to KHWB in September of 1999 and “WB39 News at 9” debuted in the fall of 2000. After the dissolution of the WB Network […]

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