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
The headquarters for Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.
Ron Harris / APScience and Health

U.S. Health Officials Eye COVID-19 Booster Shots As Variant Spreads

Navajo woman receives her first COVID-19 vaccine at Northern Navajo Medical Center in Shiprock, New Mexico
 Science and Health

Navajo Nation Reflects On Its Battle Against COVID-19

New border wall being built between Greece and Turkey
Giannis Papanikos / APWorld

EU Tests New Walls, Sound Barriers To Keep Migrants Out

People gather to view the rubble of the al-Jalaa building following a cease-fire between Gaza's Hamas rulers and Israel.
John Minchillo / APWorld

Residents In Israel And Gaza Survey Damage Following Cease-fire

A worker restocks chicken in the meat product section at a grocery store in Dallas, Texas
AP/ LM OteroBusiness

U.S. Consumers Face Shortage Of Goods, Higher Prices

CAL FIREScience and Health

Western U.S. Gears Up For Early Wildfire Season

U.S. Marines in Afghanistan
Marco Di Lauro / APU.S.

U.S. Military Pullout From Afghanistan Beginning After Nearly 20 Years

People celebrate after Derek Chauvin was found guilty
Morry Gash / APU.S.

Minneapolis Activists Laud Chauvin Verdict But Say It's Just A Start

Former NFL player Phillip Adams
Elaine Thompson / APSports

Former NFL Player Named In Mass Shooting In South Carolina

The cargo ship, Eemslift Hendrika, sway abandoned off the coast of Norway after engine failure
Norway Coast Guard / APWorld

Crew From Distressed Ship Rescued From 50-Foot Waves Near Norway

Business owner

Businesses At Minneapolis Intersection Where Floyd Died Are Struggling

Restaurant patrons
Rogelio V. Solis / APScience and Health

Bars Prepare For Customers As March Madness Gets Underway

Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover
NASA/JPL-Caltech/APScience and Health

NASA Using Navajo Language To Name Features On Mars

Megan SmithU.S.

Pastor Says Real Change In Minneapolis Must 'Come From The Heart'

Slim Pickins Outfitters storefront
Slim Pickins OutfittersU.S.

Black-Owned Outdoor Gear Shop Hopes To Help Diversify The Industry

Sea turtles
Texas Park and Wildlife Department / APScience and Health

Texans Rescue Sea Turtles From Frigid Waters

Emiratis celebrate after the Hope Probe enters Mars orbit as a part of Emirates Mars mission, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Kamran Jebreili / APScience and Health

United Arab Emirates Space Probe Enters Mars Atmosphere

Alex ZuckermanScience and Health

How To Prepare Your Dog For A Return To In-Person Work

A member of a COVID-19 testing team prepares to administer a COVID-19 swab at a drive-thru testing site in Lawrence, N.Y.
Seth Wenig / APScience and Health

Psychologist Recommends Preparing For COVID Before Contracting Disease

Teacher Lisa Egan is vaccinated with the Moderna coronavirus vaccine at a clinic in New York City
Mark Lennihan / APScience and Health

Vaccine Supply Runs Low Across U.S.

AP ImagesPolitics

Muted Protests Across The Country After States Fortified Security

Members of the National Guard walk near U.S. Capitol building
Andrew Harnik / APPolitics

Washington D.C. Locks Down Ahead Of Inauguration

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio
AP ImagesPolitics

New York Joins Growing List Of Organizations Cutting Ties With Trump

A fluent Cherokee speaker receives a COVID-19 vaccine.
Cherokee NationScience and Health

Native American Tribes Navigate Hurdles Amid COVID Vaccine Rollout

President Donald Trump
Susan Walsh / APPolitics

In Recorded Call, Pres. Trump Goads Georgia Official to Review Vote

Migrants from Eritrea, Egypt, Syria and Sudan, are assisted by aid workers of the Spanish NGO Open Arms, after fleeing Libya.
Joan Mateu / APWorld

Spanish Humanitarian Ship Seeking Port of Safety

Andy Kropa /Invision / APScience and Health

Talk Show Host Larry King Hospitalized With COVID-19

London, England
Matt Dunham / APWorld

Bumpy Year Might Be Ahead As U.K Leaves EU In Brexit Deal


Congress Faces COVID Response, Biden Priorities In Early 2021

Leslie Citroen, owner of Mill Valley Chickens, with client
Terry Chea / APU.S.

Demand For Backyard Chickens Surges Amid Pandemic