Meg Hilling

Meg Hilling

Meg Hilling

Producer / Reporter

Meg Hilling is a National Correspondent with Scripps News based in Chicago. Her work is predominately featured on the weeknight show, In The Loop with Christian Bryant, as well as the documentary series, In Real Life. Using her background in sports, science and the American West, she delivers character driven stories that lend unique perspectives on pressing issues facing our world. She takes on the ground reporting very seriously and often returns to the newsroom sunburnt and covered in mud with a wild story in hand.

Recent Work
Donald Trump gold sneakers.

Trump launches sneaker line; gold high-top sneaker sells out in hours

A guy using an iphone.

More Americans are exploring lifestyles with an intentional focus

Former President Trump at a rally in Conway, South Carolina.

Trump threatens to pull defense assistance if NATO countries don't pay

Russian Emergency Ministry employees work at the side of a collapsed bakery after an attack of Ukrainian troops.

At least 28 people died when shelling hit a bakery in Ukraine

Unarmed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile.

US Space Force looks ahead to future after celebrating 4 years

The Navajo Nation office

Native American voters overcome barriers in fight for voting access

Israeli soldiers move on armored personnel carriers (APC) near the Israeli-Gaza border as smoke rises to the sky in Gaza.

Escalating conflicts in Middle East spark stability concerns in region

Sign that reads, "Green New Deal Now"

Young conservatives for climate concerns to be addressed by GOP

Marques and Shyra Murrey

Should you buy a rental property in 2024?

A man shovels as a winter storm arrives in the U.S.

Winter storm brings dangerous conditions to millions of Americans

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.

Defense secretary faces scrutiny for not disclosing hospitalization

Workmen prepare to replace older water pipes.

Why removing Chicago's lead service lines for water will take time

A real estate sign outside of a home in Pennsylvania.

Mortgage rates drop below 7% for first time since August

Shoppers passes by window sign for Black Friday sales.

As you shop, it's key to know concerning chemicals in some clothing

9-1-1 call center at the San Francisco Department of Emergency Management.

Deaf Americans face danger with inadequate 911 text services

Professional psychologist conducting a consultation.

Why the overuse of 'therapy-speak' is proving to be problematic

Wetherby Cranberry Company in Warrens, Wisconsin.

Why Wisconsin is the cranberry capital of the US

A pregnant woman.

Infant mortality rates shine a light on maternity care deserts

A sale sign tops flats filled with cans of jellied cranberry sauce

Why do we eat cranberries at Thanksgiving?

A ground worker approaches a jet.

Pilot lifestyle and staffing shortages add to spikes in job pressure

Migrants are camped outside a police station in Chicago.

Chicago braces for homeless and migrant needs this winter

A Whole Foods Market grocery store.

Why self-checkout has become controversial

Water running from kitchen sink.

How wastewater testing is helping to decode public health

In Real Life: Blocking the sun

In Real Life: Blocking The Sun

Joe Jonas takes a selfie with actress Sophie Turner.

How Americans view and approach relationships is evolving

People waiting at a doctor's office.

What's driving long wait times at the doctor's office?

Care worker giving older lady her dinner in her home.

As Americans age, in-home care worker shortage grows

Cruise AV, General Motor's autonomous electric Bolt EV.

Driverless taxis leave San Francisco divided over safety concerns

President Joe Biden visits FEMA headquarters.

FEMA puts restrictions in place as disaster relief funds run low

Some of the more than $200,000 in stolen retail goods seized from a home this week in San Francisco.

Retail theft surge driving businesses to explore more safety options