Keira McGuire, Multimedia Producer

Keira is a health reporter and multimedia producer for PA Post. She also hosts and produces the Emmy Award winning show HealthSmart, as well as other shows and documentaries for WITF’s Original Productions. 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


Peyton Heart Project: ‘It’s a kindness mission and a mission of hope’

Patti Dille lost her son Matthew to suicide in 2014. He was 17. She says she did not see signs that he was considering suicide, which is one reason she now works to spread awareness through the Peyton Heart Project.

By Keira McGuire

At all-inclusive ballet classes, ‘special things happen’ for special-needs children, and their parents

Lee Marriott says dancing is something everyone can do with their body, but not everyone was getting the chance.

By Keira McGuire

Mental illness, substance-use disorder often occur together

Julia Chapman knows her mental illness played a role in heroin use
By Keira McGuire


Homeless and mentally ill: Hilda’s story

Hilda hasn’t always been homeless. She has tried many housing situations, but since 2009 she has been evicted from at least six places. She says people don’t understand her or her habits. Sometimes, she says she doesn’t understand herself. Hilda has been diagnosed with several mental illness disorders.

By Keira McGuire