Meet the Team

Megan Smith


Megan Smith is a videographer at Newsy. Prior to joining Newsy in 2017, she worked at the Omaha World-Herald as a multimedia journalist for nearly two years. Her first job was at The Jackson Sun, where she also worked as a multimedia journalist. Megan is a graduate of the University of Alabama.

  Recent Work
Floor of the New York Stock Exchange
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Survey: 3 In 4 Economists Believe U.S. Will Enter Recession By 2021

Person eats fried food at the Iowa State Fair

The Food Of The Iowa State Fair

Iowa farmer Morey Hill says he supports the trade war with China but the support is thinning.

Iowa Farmers Hear Out Candidates Amid Trade War


Iowa Voter Who Chose Obama, Then Trump Grapples With 2020

Iowa State Fair attendee wears a Julian Castro hat

Democratic Candidates Court Voters At Iowa State Fair

Chance Seales talks with Pastor Julie Pennington-Russell
Newsy/Megan SmithU.S.

Dream Jobs: Pastor

Mansoor and his son Musadir
Newsy / Megan SmithU.S.

Afghan Allies To The U.S. Risk Their Lives, But Wait Years For A Visa

Muralist using a stencil
Megan Smith/ NewsyU.S.

Dream Jobs: Muralist

Former special counsel Robert Mueller

Mueller Responds To Lawmakers' Questions — Sort Of


Meet Bob Hoffman, The Harmonica Case Man

Sen. Jeff Merkley, (D-Ore.) is co-sponsoring legislation to allow marijuana businesses to access the banking system.
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The GOP-Led Senate Hearing on Weed Banking Is Huge. Here's Why.

Pills spilling from a prescription bottle
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Rouda Wants Transparency In How Opioid Crisis Funding Is Being Spent

Plane crash victims' family members

Plane Crash Victims' Families Demand Changes For Boeing 737 MAX

Robert Mueller
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Robert Mueller's House Judiciary Panel Testimony Delayed A Week

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FCC Approves Measure To Increase Broadband Access On Tribal Lands

Liz Scheier donated her eggs three times
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Egg Donor Advocates Call For More Regulation As Industry Surges

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Could Paper Ballots Ensure Election Security?

Former 2016 GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina speaks with Newsy.
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Carly Fiorina Explains What It Takes To Stand Out In A Packed Debate

Conservator rubbing a painting with a swab
Megan Smith/Mai Nolasco Carranza/NewsyU.S.

Dream Jobs: Conservator

Former White House Counsel John Dean testifies before the House Judiciary Committee.

Former White House Counsel Likens Trump Administration To Watergate

Newsy's Alex Miller with activist and author Shannon Watts

'Moms Demand Action' Founder On Big Business And The Gun Lobby

Sen. Marco Rubio sits down with Newsy's Alex Miller

Rubio: It Would Be A Mistake For Huawei To Be Part Of China Trade Deal

Plants and flowers
Mai Carranza-Nolasco, Megan SmithU.S.

Dream Jobs: Landscape Architect

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CBD Is Common. Is It Safe Or Legal?

NYPD car and officers
Newsy/ Zach CussonU.S.

Newsy Finds NYPD Undercounting Rape By 38% Compared To FBI Statistics

Senator Warner introduced a new bill that would require campaigns to disclose contacts with foreign agents.

Senator Looks To Require Reporting of Contact with Foreign Agents

The House Judiciary Committee
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Some House Dems Are Inching Toward Impeachment

Alabama State House

Abortion Bill In Alabama Would Probably Face Legal Challenges

FAA Acting Administrator Dan Elwell

FAA Plays Defense, Raises New Questions In Congressional Testimony

Man in Apple Store
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Supreme Court Decision On Apple Adds To Mounting Tech Criticism