Megan Morrone

Megan Morrone



Birth Name

Megan Wells Olesky


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One of "Leo's Angels", Megan Morrone began her work on teleivsion on the technology-related The Screen Savers on TechTV. While at TechTV she also was involved with maintaining the website for The Screen Savers and Call for Help. Always a geek at heart, Morrone became well known for…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Megan does a family tech podcast called Jumping Monkeys.

    • Megan attended college at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.

    • Megan co-authored the book Leo Laporte's 2004 Technology Almanac with technology guru Leo Laporte.

    • In the big debate between Macintosh and PC, Megan prefers not to choose sides and is well-rounded in all operating systems.

    • While at TechTV, Megan often took part in dyeing hair "parties" with fellow Co-Hosts Morgan Webb and Cat Schwartz.

    • Morrone considers her first computer to be a Texas Instruments graphing calculator.

    • Megan's favorite animals are monkeys. While working on The Screen Savers she would often have a monkey stuffed animal in the background.

    • Megan often jokes about her "greatest achievement" being the time she was kicked off the pep squad in sixth grade for talking.

    • Coincidentally, Morrone's first appearance on The Screen Savers came at the same time the show expanded to 90 minutes.

    • As a practical joke for April Fool's day, Megan and one of her friends made the "Megan Morrone Download of the Day Internet Appliance/Doll" (MMDotDIA/D). The doll was put up on a tech based website and had an asking price of $129.99.

    • Megan once wore a "Blue Screen of Death" T-shirt on The Screen Savers. The T-shirt maker, errorwear, offered a free BSoD T-shirt to anyone providing footage of Megan wearing the shirt on the show.

    • While working on The Screen Savers, Megan was usually the first one to arrive on the set.

    • She took some time off in 2003 from her show The Screen Savers when she had her daughter Annabella. She would later leave the show. Her final appearance on The Screen Savers was October 3, 2003.

  • Quotes

    • Megan: It's never too early to teach your child how to use your computer.

    • Megan: Come jump on the bed, my little monkeys. And tell your friends. The more monkeys, the better.

    • Megan: I'm a reality television junkie. I know, it's embarrassing.

    • Megan: The Screen Savers is TV for people who don't like to watch TV.

    • Megan: I could never be like anyone on CNN. The very thought of it kind of makes me sick to my stomach. And dying my hair blond. Woah. Scary thought.

    • Megan: I woke up one morning and found myself on television. I asked someone to pinch me to find out if I was dreaming. After they pinched me I had them fired for sexual harrassment.