Meet the Team

Lauren Magarino

Host/Producer

Lauren Magarino is a channel producer and host of “Newsy Now,” a live hour of the day’s latest news. Before she joined Newsy in 2018, she could be spotted at KOMU-TV in mid-Missouri and CNBC. She graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism with a degree in convergence reporting and an emphasis in broadcast television news. When the on-air light is off, you can call her Lo Mags.

  Recent Work
Stevante Clark, brother of Stephon Clark, disrupts special city council meeting at Sacramento City Hall
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How The Death Of Stephon Clark Galvanized California Lawmakers

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross addresses media at a press conference about the shooting of a police officer
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Philadelphia Police Commissioner Resigns Amid Department Allegations

Opposition demonstrators lie in the street of Harare, Zimbabwe, as riot police drive back the protest
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Clashes Between Zimbabwe Government, Opposition Party Persist

A Videoblocks image of a pregnant woman receiving a 4D ultrasound
 Politics

Eliminating Racial Disparity in Maternal Mortality

A Videoblocks image of a nurse preparing to work with a woman in labor
 Politics

Health Experts Seek Protocols to Prevent Maternal Death

Jasmine, a woman in her 20s, died of a pulmonary embolism 18 days after delivering a healthy child.
Newsy / Andrew LawlerPolitics

Preventing Maternal Mortality Calls For More Data

WHO marks one year since declaring an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
World Health OrganizationSci/Health

Scientists To Use Successful Treatments To Combat Ebola In Congo

Beyoncé poses with her character Nala for the Disney film 'The Lion King' (2019)
Kwaku Alston / Disney StudiosEntertainment

Beyoncé's 'Lion King: The Gift' Wins Over Critics, Charts and Culture

WHO marks one year since declaring an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
World Health OrganizationWorld

Rwanda Closes Border With Congo Over Ebola Outbreak

Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri
NewsyPolitics

Planned Parenthood, ACLU Sue Missouri Over Abortion Law

Attorney General William Barr
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Attorney General Restricts Family-Based Asylum Claims

Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rosselló meets with Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez
Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo RossellóU.S.

Official Set To Replace Puerto Rico's Governor Doesn't Want The Job

Voter casts her ballot in Mississippi
Getty ImagesPolitics

The Perks and Pitfalls of State-Managed Election Systems

"The Lion King" cast and crew
Getty ImagesEntertainment

'The Lion King' Breaks A Record, But Reviews Aren't Roaring

Russian President Vladimir Putin
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Russia Wants To Join The System Skirting U.S. Trade Sanctions On Iran

Photo editor Faceapp features its aging effect
FaceAppTech

Sen. Schumer Wants FaceApp Investigated Over Russian Ties

Ayatollah Khamenei speaks with Friday Prayer leaders on Iran Nuclear Deal
Office of Iranian Supreme LeaderWorld

Iran Accuses European Countries Of Breaching Nuclear Deal

People protest census citizenship question
Getty ImagesPolitics

How The Census Is Tackling Potential Miscounts — And Why It Matters

British Airways aircraft on tarmac at Heathrow Airport
Getty ImagesWorld

British Airways Faces $230 Million Fine Over Data Breach

23andMe testing kit
Getty ImagesSci/Health

What You Need To Know About DNA Testing Kits