Keira McGuire, Multimedia Producer / WITF

Keira McGuire
Keira McGuire is a health reporter and multimedia producer for WITF and PA Post. 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



Clean for 10 years, this central Pennsylvania woman offers others hope and a cup of coffee

Jan Arkon devotes her life to helping others reach and stay in recovery.

By Keira McGuire

Health benefits of being outdoors: Birdwatching

The Prices have been volunteering to lead bird walks through Wildwood Park for the past six or seven years. They know from personal experience what research has shown, that spending time outdoors lowers stress, blood pressure and heart rate while encouraging physical activity and improving mood and mental health.

By Keira McGuire

‘We try to pay it forward’: People in long-term recovery from opioid addiction guide others

More and more today, those are people in long-term recovery from opioid addiction who know firsthand what addiction feels like and how overwhelming it can be to come out of treatment and pick up the pieces.

By Keira McGuire


Norristown civil unit closure allows for forensic unit expansion

Closure of the civil unit at Norristown State Hospital is now expected to be complete by fall of this year. With those beds opening, officials say the forensic unit can expand. Forensic beds are reserved for those with a mental illness who have also committed a crime.

By Keira McGuire


Veterans with PTSD train service dogs to take back control of their lives

Dog T.A.G.S. teaches veterans to train their own service dogs. Other than the cost of caring for the dog, there is no cost to the veteran.

By Keira McGuire

‘There’s no place for him’: One mother’s concerns about the closure of Norristown State Hospital

'I just cannot get him back. I want to get my son back.'
By Keira McGuire

Regaining trust and fatherhood after opioids

Following rehab, Dan Albert moved to a recovery house and gradually began strengthening his relationship with his daughter. 

By Keira McGuire
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