Keira McGuire, Multimedia Producer / WITF

Keira McGuire
Keira McGuire is a health reporter and multimedia producer for WITF. She hosts and produces Transforming Health television programs as well as other shows and documentaries for WITF’s Original Productions. McGuire produced the Emmy Award winning series HealthSmart for the last ten years. Keira previously worked at WBFF in Baltimore and WMDT in Salisbury as a reporter and anchor. She’s a graduate of Towson University.

Latest by Keira McGuire


Mental Health After a Pandemic

Some have called the COVID-19 pandemic an equalizer or a shared experience, in that every single one of us has been impacted. We have all experienced a degree of fear, isolation or worry. What remains to be seen is how these feelings will impact our mental health.

On “Transforming Health: Mental Health After a Pandemic” we’ll hear from individuals who already had mental health concerns and then had to navigate through a pandemic. They’ll share their tips for others. Plus, why some feel connection and a sense of belonging will be the key to moving forward.

By Keira McGuire

COVID Diaries: Then and Now

It has been more than a year since the coronavirus pandemic struck altering life for everyone. On Transforming Health: Coronavirus Then and Now we’ll revisit the stories of those we interviewed at the start of the pandemic. We’ll hear from front line workers, teachers, parents and more. How has life changed and what are they expecting in the near future.

By Keira McGuire

Learning During a Pandemic

We have all been impacted in one way or another by COVID-19. On Transforming Health: Learning During a Pandemic we’ll take a look at how students, teachers and parents have adapted to learning during this time.

By Keira McGuire

Gene mutations linked to higher rates of leukemia in Hispanic and Latino children

“Every discovery always opens more questions like why this particularly change in genes happens more in this population versus the others,” said Dr. Sinisa Dovat.

By Keira McGuire

Hershey doctor using genetic research to learn why people develop thyroid cancer

In his role as a head and neck surgical oncologist Dr. David Goldenberg treats many patients with thyroid cancer.

By Keira McGuire

A day in the life of a teacher practicing mindfulness during a pandemic 

“It can’t hurt to give 60 seconds of your day to something that could change your life.”

By Keira McGuire

Finding Calm in the Chaos

The COVID-19 pandemic is like nothing we’ve experienced. We are all dealing with stress and uncertainty in one way or another. During times like these, experts say practicing mindfulness can be a way to find calm in the chaos.

By Keira McGuire

A day in the life of a coroner during the COVID-19 pandemic

York County Coroner Pam Gay said opioid deaths have drastically increased since the start of the pandemic.

By Keira McGuire

A day in the life of a mental health professional during the COVID-19 pandemic

“I think we are going to see more mental health issues arise because of this whole coronavirus pandemic.”

By Keira McGuire

A day in the life of doctor during the coronavirus pandemic

“Right now, in the middle of June in northern Lancaster County, we are appreciating a huge spike.”

By Keira McGuire
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