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
A woman serves lunch to preschoolers at her Forever Young Daycare facility
Elaine Thompson / APU.S.

High Inflation Rates Are Making Child Care Costs Rise

Heavy interstate traffic in Denver, Colorado
David Zalubowski / APBusiness

What Makes The U.S. So Invested In Cars?

Indiana landowner Norman Welker.
NewsyScience and Health

Farming's Next Frontier: Solar Energy

Workers at a recycling plant
Charles Krupa / APScience and Health

Why Does The U.S. Produce So Much Waste?

A woman and her pet dog
Charlie Riedel / APU.S.

Why Are There So Many Animals In U.S. Shelters?

Children eating lunch at a school cafeteria
 Science and Health

Experts: Children's Vitamins Are No Substitute For Fruits, Vegetables

Airport worker tends to travelers
David Zalubowski / APU.S.

Airlines Face Staff Shortages As Summer Travel Season Approaches

Seattle Mariners catcher Tom Murphy wears a wrist-mounted device used to call pitches as he catches a ball
Charlie Riedel / APSports

MLB To Allow Technology To Combat Sign Stealing During Regular Season

Golfer James Morrison
Amr Nabil / APSports

Why Saudi Arabia Wants Its Own Golf League

Pit bull puppy
Mel Evans / APScience and Health

Veterinarian Shortage Could Leave 75M Pets Without Medical Care

Jeff Harper and his fiancée Victoria Villareal
Victoria VillarealU.S.

American Athlete Shares Experience Being Detained In China

Trucker Diane Mcnair-Smith.

Female Trucking Group Offers New Beginnings To Future Truckers

Navajo Code Talkers
Kenji KawanoU.S.

Behind The Lens: The Journey Documenting Navajo Code Talkers

New York Rangers left wing Artemi Panarin
David Zalubowski / APSports

Russian NHL Players Face Hate Amid Ukraine Conflict

Kamila Valieva, of the Russian Olympic Committee, competes in the women's free skate program
Bernat Armangue / APSports

Kamila Valieva Finishes Fourth In Women's Free Skate At Olympics

Someone turning a key to unlock a door

Soaring Rent Prices Forcing Families Out Of Homes

Passenger waits for flight in airport
Charlie Riedel / APU.S.

Airlines Call For Nationwide No-Fly List To Ban Unruly Passengers

An athlete holds up the panda mascot.
Jae C. Hong / APSports

Olympic Fans Race To Buy Panda Mascot

A hill is shown at Norge Ski Club.
Norge Ski ClubSports

Chicago Ski Club Is Making Olympians

Keely Cashman of United States.
Robert F. Bukaty / APSports

The Eye-Popping Speeds Of Winter Olympics Sports

Figure skater Gracie Gold performs
Ng Han Guan / APSports

Winter Athletes Talk About Mental Health Struggles

Snow falls as a ground crew works outside a parked plane
LM Otero / APU.S.

As Winter Storm Moves Across U.S., Ice Becomes Bigger Concern

Jamaican bobsled team
Jamaica Bobsleigh & Skeleton FederationSports

Jamaican Bobsled Teams Head To The Olympics For First Time In 24 Years

Women help each other rock climb.

Climbing Program Helps Afghan Women Adjust To New Life

Pistols on display
AJ Mast / APPolitics

New 'Smart Gun' Technology Looks To Address Safety Concerns

Restaurant co-owner serving food.
Mark Lennihan / AP PhotoScience and Health

Restaurants: Whiplash Of COVID-19 Surges Driving Them Into The Ground

A person rests on a table as they give blood for the Red Cross
Mel Evans / APU.S.

The Red Cross Declares Blood Crisis For First Time

Haiti's Prime Minister Ariel Henry gives an interview at his private residence in Port-au-Prince.

NYT: Haiti PM Had Relationship With President's Murder Suspect

Serbia's Novak Djokovic
Hamish Blair / APSports

Novak Djokovic In Limbo As He Fights Deportation From Australia

People wait in a long line to get tested for COVID-19 in Times Square, New York
Seth Wenig / APScience and Health

Covid Cases Climb Among Kids and Teens