Chance Seales

Chance Seales


Chance Seales hosts Scripps News' evening show "Scripps News Tonight." He's led national coverage of presidents, Congress and the Supreme Court from Washington for broadcast companies like Nexstar and Media General, and worked at Scripps News in its earliest days. Chance is a proud Missouri native, now living in D.C. with his husband and twin sons.

Recent Work
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Public Service Bonds Us Beyond Identity and Politics

Game design teacher
Newsy/ Mai Nolasco CarranzaBusiness

Dream Jobs: Game Designer

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Human Beings Evolved To Love Cuteness: How 'Kawaii' Conquered The West

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Netflix / Alfonso CuaronPolitics

A Look At The Realities Of Domestic Work Behind Netflix's 'Roma'

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Wikimedia CommonsU.S.

Are American Schools Focusing Too Much On Athletics?

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Marijuana Addiction Is Real Even If It Doesn't Affect Most Users

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Newsy / Mai Nolasco Carranza / Luke PiotrowskiBusiness

Dream Jobs: Cirque Du Soleil

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The Great Disengagement: America's "Joiners" Become "Loners"

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National ArchivesPolitics

The Power To Pick Senators Once Gave States National Influence

Philip Becnel
Megan SmithBusiness

Dream Jobs: Private Investigator

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Newsy / Nathan BrinerScience and Health

The 75 Trillion Microorganisms That Raised You From Birth

Travis McCormack
Megan Smith / NewsySports

Dream Jobs: Athletic Trainer

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School Uniforms Aren't Couture, But They Improve Graduation Rates

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Getty ImagesScience and Health

The Whole-Person Approach To Opioid Recovery

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Wikimedia Commons/CrewScience and Health

What Myers Briggs Does (and Doesn't) Say About Your Personality

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Homesteading: The Complex Human Drive For The Simple Life

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Um, No Shame In Filler Words — They Can Give Sentences New Meaning

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A Future Where Anyone Can Be The Right Person For The Job

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Immigration Is A Lightning Rod, But The Numbers Tell A Nuanced Story

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The 'Missing Fourth Trimester Theory' Is Popular, But Is It True?

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Brain Food: Young Book Lovers Grow Brain Tissue As They Read

Exterior view of the Veterans Affairs Medical Center on May 8, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona.
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VA Admits It Has A Problem Funding Veteran Benefits

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The More Personal Politics Get, The More Divided The Country Seems

President Donald Trump
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The Russia-Ukraine Clash Is A Reminder Of NATO's Vital Purpose

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Getty ImagesScience and Health

Going Outside Boosts Your Immune System And Your Happiness

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani
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Is Iran's Nuclear Program Beyond American Oversight?

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Newsy / Nathan BrinerBusiness

Companies Know Hitting 'No Tip' Is Painfully Awkward. That's The Point

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The UK Is Closer To Making Its Brexit. Here's How It Got There.

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Getty ImagesEntertainment

There's A Gender Gap In Country Music Radio — But Not In Its Fans

Gen. Stanley McChrystal
Newsy / Megan SmithU.S.

'Stop It': Gen. McChrystal Discusses Trump's Attacks On The Press