Lauren Knapp

Lauren Knapp

Lauren Knapp

Senior Video Editor

Lauren Knapp is a video editor and journalist working with the investigative unit. She has previously worked as a director, producer, shooter and editor in both documentary and broadcast news. Lauren's work has appeared on The New York Times Op-Docs, The Atlantic, McClatchy Studios, PBS NewsHour and NPR. Her documentaries have screened at festivals across the globe. In addition to telling stories, Lauren has enjoyed teaching others the craft at Georgetown University, Northwestern University's Medill School of Communications, George Mason University and Stanford University. Lauren is interested in stories that expose faults in our systems, told with complexity and nuance.

Recent Work
A woman sits with a child.

'We don't deliver babies here': Hospitals turn away pregnant patients

Adia McCullough and her son Robbie

Records missing, phones out: Flint water crisis not over

Packers Sanitation Services Inc., in Worthington

A failed attempt to stop child labor years before a raid

Norfolk Southern CEO Alan Shaw

Senator Merkley vows to press train CEO on cash awards after hearing

Officer's take a photo of the AR-15 style rifle found in an 18-year-old student's backpack

5-year-old boy, AR15-style gun involved in recent school incidents

J. Brett Blanton, the Architect of the Capitol.

Architect of the Capitol, accused of misconduct, avoids accountability

Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y.

Scripps News Investigates George Santos' $199.99 campaign spending

A look inside a suspected Chinese police outpost in the US

A look inside a suspected Chinese police outpost in the US

Insurrections loyal to President Donald Trump rally at the U.S. Capitol.

Specific violent details revealed in video of Jan. 6 attackers

Sam Bankman-Fried under arrest

SBF Donated To Lawmakers Working On Crypto Policies, Newsy Finds

Christina Wilder, 28, gives her 3-month-old son Cutter Dees his pacifier at their home in Paintsville, Kentucky

Drop In WIC-Approved Stores Sends Families Scrambling For Formula

In Real Life: We Say Gay

In Real Life: We Say Gay

Ballot box observers in Arizona.

Election Skeptics Fall Far Short Of Goal To Observe 'Every Ballot Box'

Demonstrators march after the death of 23-year-old Elijah McClain

Police, Paramedics Scheduled To Be Arraigned In Ketamine Death Case

In Real Life: Tomorrow’s Wave

In Real Life: Tomorrow’s Wave

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis

Undocumented Immigration Isn't Just A Red State Problem

Man holding riffle.

Federal Funds Coming For Red Flag Laws: What The Laws Do

A person types on a keyboard.

Pioneering Privacy Law Runs Into More Trouble In Maryland

An ancestry DNA website.

Maryland Quietly Shelves Parts Of Genealogy Privacy Law

A medical setting

Newsy Investigates: Vague Health Exceptions In Abortion Bans

A man on a bicycle stops at a railroad crossing as a train passes.

Newsy Investigates: Increasing Incidents At Rail Crossings

A beach on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

Erosion Is Turning Dream Homes Into Nightmares: Newsy Investigates

A woman looks over paperwork.

Newsy Investigates: Surge Of Rejected Ballots In Texas

Cash, debit cards and guns seized in an unemployment insurance fraud investigation.

Newsy Investigates: The Slow Hunt For Stolen Unemployment Aid

Model depiction of the town of Louisville, Kentucky

The Model City: How Police Reform Failed In Breonna Taylor's Hometown

Air passenger in front of plane

Newsy Investigates: Unruly Air Passengers Avoiding Sky-High Fines

Matthew Heimbach voices his displeasure at the media after a court hearing for James Alex Fields Jr.

Extremist Heimbach To Relaunch Hate Group, Says He Supports Violence

A worker at a shop in California

New COVID-19 Workplace Safety Rules Focus On Health Care

The suspect in a terror plot is named by an extremist fascist group as a leader

TX Sheriff: FBI Takes Over Case In Alleged Wal-Mart Mass Shooting Plot

CBP officers stand

Bad Cops Off Radar As Federal Agencies Don't Report Fired Officers