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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
Mexican woman carries a sign saying "no more death" at a protest against violence
AP / Eduardo VerdugoWorld

Mexican Women Strike Against Gender-Based Violence

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer arrives to speak to abortion rights demonstrators
AP / Andrew HarnikPolitics

Chief Justice Roberts Rebukes Sen. Schumer Over Abortion Case Remarks

Women hold anti-abortion signs at a rally
Newsy / Andrew SchaferSci/Health

Americans' Opinions On Abortion Aren't Always Clear-Cut

Israeli man votes in the country's third general election in under a year
AP / Oded BaliltyWorld

Israeli Voters Hit Polls For Third Election In Under A Year

Health Secretary Alex Azar speaks at a news conference about the federal government's response to the novel coronavirus
AP / Patrick SemanskyU.S.

CDC Confirms Possible Community Spread Of Coronavirus In U.S.

U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush
U.S. Rep. Bobby RushU.S.

House Passes Legislation To Classify Lynching As A Federal Hate Crime

President Trump, first lady Melania Trump and Indian Prime Minister Modi stand for the national anthem at 'Namaste Trump'
AP / Alex BrandonPolitics

President Trump Visits India Amid Protests

Florida state Rep. Erin Grall addresses the House floor
Florida House of RepresentativesPolitics

Florida Lawmakers Pass Parental Consent Bill On Underage Abortion

Roger Stone, former adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, with his wife Nydia
Getty ImagesU.S.

Roger Stone Sentenced To 40 Months Behind Bars

A female protester holds sign at the entrance of the National Palace in Mexico City
AP / Ginnette RiquelmeWorld

Mexican Lawmakers Propose Tougher Sentences For Femicide

Senator Adam Ebbin stands with members of LGBT caucus following Virginia senate vote to advance the Virginia Values Act
Adam EbbinU.S.

Virginia Lawmakers Advance LGBTQ Protections

Democrat Kweisi Mfume and Republican Kimberly Klacik won their party nomination for 7th congressional district race
Left: AP/Gail Burton Right: The Baltimore Sun/APPolitics

Mfume, Klacik Win Party Nominations For Cummings' Seat

China opens temporary field hospital to treat patients with coronavirus
AP / CHINATOPIXSci/Health

New Coronavirus Hospital Opens As Number Of Cases Continues To Grow

U.S. government facilities are seen from the international bridge over the Rio Grande
Getty ImagesPolitics

DHS Adds Brazilian Migrants To 'Remain In Mexico' Policy

Congressional members hold event marking first anniversary of Trump administration's travel ban
Getty ImagesPolitics

House Judiciary To Vote On Act Opposing Trump Travel Ban

Gun rights advocates in Virginia rally near the state Capitol
Getty ImagesPolitics

Virginia State Senate Advances Red Flag Gun Bill

A Central American migrant is blocked by Mexican troops from entering Mexico after crossing the Suchiate River
AP/Moises CastilloPolitics

Migrant Caravan Faces Authorities At Mexican-Guatemalan Border

Senior director of Russian and European affairs, Andrew Peek, is on indefinite administrative leave
Voice of AmericaPolitics

Top NSC Official Over Russian Affairs On Leave Pending Investigation

Michael Flynn leaves the U.S. courthouse in Washington, D.C.
Getty ImagesU.S.

Michael Flynn Asks To Withdraw Guilty Plea

Building in Ukraine listed as Esco-Pivnich, which is part of Burisma Group, a Ukrainian gas company
Getty ImagesPolitics

Russian Intelligence Hacks Ukrainian Gas Company Burisma

Attorney General William Barr speaks about the Department of Justice's investigation into the 2016 election
Getty ImagesU.S.

NYC Bar Association Urges Congress To Probe AG William Barr

NewsyPolitics

'Living' Memorial Challenges Cultural Narrative Around Gun Violence

Iranian supporter holds poster portrait of Iranian Revolutionary Guard General Qassem Solemani
Getty ImagesPolitics

Pelosi: House To Introduce War Powers Resolution On Iran

U.S. Rep. Nita Lowey holds hearing on 2020 census preparations
Getty ImagesPolitics

Bipartisan Spending Bill To Fund Gun Safety Research

U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres speaks at the opening day of the U.N. Climate Change Conference.
Getty ImagesSci/Health

U.N. Climate Conference Ends Without Major Breakthrough

Volcano erupts on New Zealand White Island
CNNWorld

8 Missing People Presumed Dead After New Zealand Volcanic Eruption

NewsyU.S.

Why Teaching Slavery in Classrooms Matters

Iranian official speaks at rally in Tehran to denounce violent protests over fuel price hike
IRIB NewsWorld

Washington Says Iran May Have Killed Over 1,000 Iranians Amid Protests

George Zimmerman faces a Florida judge during a first-appearance hearing on charges including aggravated assault
Getty ImagesU.S.

George Zimmerman Sues Trayvon Martin's Family, Others For $100M

Bottles of French Champagne for sale at a store
Getty ImagesPolitics

U.S. May Tax French Goods; France Ready To Retaliate