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
Uprising Bakery and Cafe

Chicago Bakery Attacked For Drag Brunch Illustrates A Social Conflict

WNBA star Brittney Griner

Russian Judge Sentences Griner To 9 Years In Prison On Drug Charges

A poster listing classroom rules

School Districts Are Scrambling To Find Teachers

J. Alexander Kueng and Tou Thao are shown.

Officers Kueng, Thao Sentenced For Their Roles In George Floyd Arrest


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

A grass court at Wimbledon

Wimbledon is only ever played on grass courts

People mourn following a mass shooting

Police: Parade Shooting Suspect Contemplated 2nd Shooting

Ukraine's Lesia Tsurenko returns a serve

Why Are Tennis Balls Yellow?

WNBA star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Brittney Griner is escorted to a courtroom for a hearing

Trial Of Brittney Griner Underway In Russia

Instagram logo

Social Media Reacts To The News Of Roe V. Wade Being Overturned

credit cards

Where Did Credit Scores Come From?

Georgia head women's basketball coach Katie Abrahamson-Henderson

Why Are Women Underrepresented In Coaching?

University of Pennsylvania athlete Lia Thomas

FINA Bans Transgender Swimmers From Competing

An image of the cosmic microwave background

What Makes Space 'Cold?'

Golfer Phil Mickelson

PGA Tour Suspending Players Who Compete In New Saudi-Backed Tour

A bride trying on a wedding gown and veil at a bridal shop

Stylists Urge Brides To Plan Early Due To Ongoing Supply Issues

A bride holds a bouquet of flowers.

Vendors Are Welcoming The Wedding Boom, But Not Without Obstacles

A bride and groom pose for wedding pictures.

Weddings Are Back In A Big Way, But They Have A Higher Price Tag

Brittney Griner is congratulated on a play.

How Pay Disparities In Women's Sports Pushes Them To Go International

Diego Esquivel, left, and Linda Klaasson comfort each other

Young Lives Taken Too Soon In Uvalde, Texas

The United States' team celebrates with the trophy after winning the Women's World Cup final soccer match.

U.S. Women's, Men's National Soccer Will Get Equal Pay After New Deal

A person runs with a dog

Rising Costs For Pets Forcing Some People To Surrender Their Animals

A librarian reads books

Book Bans Are Taking Off Nationwide

Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner

U.S. Officials Reclassify Brittney Griner As 'Wrongfully Detained'

A woman serves lunch to preschoolers at her Forever Young Daycare facility

High Inflation Rates Are Making Child Care Costs Rise

Heavy interstate traffic in Denver, Colorado

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

Indiana landowner Norman Welker.

Farming's Next Frontier: Solar Energy

Workers at a recycling plant

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

A woman and her pet dog

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

Children eating lunch at a school cafeteria

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