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Briana Koeneman

Digital Content Producer

Briana Koeneman is a digital content producer for the daily news team. She joined Newsy in 2013 after graduating from the University of Missouri with a bachelor's degree in journalism. Briana strives to provide Newsy's audience with straightforward, fact-driven stories each and every day.

  Recent Work
President Donald Trump and Kellyanne Conway
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Trump Says He Won't Fire Kellyanne Conway After Watchdog Report

The moon.
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NASA Says It Will Need $20B-$30B To Send Astronauts Back To The Moon


Memphis Police Increase Patrols After Violent Protest

The Kokuka Courageous.

2 Oil Tankers Reportedly Targeted In An Attack In The Gulf Of Oman

An F-35 jet.
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Pentagon, Lockheed Martin Reach 'Handshake' Deal For Hundreds Of F-35s

A huge fire engulfs the 24-story Grenfell Tower in West London.
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Grenfell Tower Fire Survivors Sue US Companies Over Building Materials

U.S. Capitol
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House Approves Resolution To Make Enforcing Subpoenas Easier

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey.
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Alabama Governor Signs Controversial Chemical Castration Bill

Gulf of Mexico dead zone.
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Scientists Predict Near-Record 'Dead Zone' In The Gulf Of Mexico

The International Space Station.
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NASA Is Opening Up The International Space Station For Business

Completed census forms are collected.
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DOJ Rejects House Committee's Request For Census Documents

The Womanikin

This CPR Dummy Attachment Could Help Save More Women's Lives


At Least 1 Dead After Vehicle Accident Near West Point

Allied soldiers at Normandy beaches on D-Day
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75 Years Later, The World Remembers D-Day

A firefighter battles a fire.
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US Forest Service Is Treating Millions Of Acres To Prevent Wildfires

Magic mushrooms sit in a fridge.
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Oakland, California, Decriminalizes 'Magic Mushrooms'

People stop to pay their respects to those killed in a mass shooting.
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Virginia Governor Orders Special Session On Gun Control After Shooting

An airplane flying overhead.
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China Warns Its Citizens About Traveling To The US

Quest Diagnostics office
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11.9M Quest Diagnostics Patients Possibly Affected By Data Breach

A general view of the Tiananmen Square.
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30 Years Later, China Defends Bloody Tiananmen Square Crackdown

Kim Yong Chol.
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North Korean Official Reportedly Resurfaces Days After Purge Report

Hungarian authorities search for remains from a tourist boat that capsized on the Danube the night before.
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7 Victims Identified After Capsizing Of Sightseeing Boat In Budapest

The skin of a patient infected with measles.
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Number Of US Measles Cases Reaches Highest Level Since 1992

Dardanelle Levee breach.

Levees Fail Along Arkansas, Mississippi Rivers As Flooding Continues

Death chamber at a prison.
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New Hampshire Has Abolished The Death Penalty

USS John McCain.
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White House Reportedly Wanted USS McCain Hidden During Trump Visit

Mitch McConnell.
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McConnell Says The GOP Would Fill Any Potential SCOTUS Vacancy In 2020

City of Tulsa.
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Tulsa Police Ask Drone Operators To Stay Away From Rising Floodwaters

An office employee works at night
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WHO Recognizes Burnout As A Legitimate Medical Diagnosis

Oxycodone pain pills.
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First Major Opioid Crisis Lawsuit Goes To Trial In Oklahoma