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
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

People wait in line for help with unemployment benefits at the One-Stop Career Center in Las Vegas.
John Locher / APPolitics

2020 Leaves Historic Mark On U.S. Economy

A hosts directs visitors of a COVID-19 testing facility of the Municipal Health Authority GGD, in Utrecht, Netherlands.
Peter Dejong / APScience and Health

COVID-19 Pandemic: A Look Back On 2020

 Science and Health

COVID-19 Forces Toy Drives To Go Virtual

Nurse and patient in mobile clinic
Bram Janssen / APScience and Health

Health Organizations Say COVID-19 Has Impacted The Fight Against AIDS

Photo provided by the Utah Department of Public Safety shows a metal monolith installed in the ground in a remote area.
Utah Department of Public Safety via APScience and Health

Metal Monolith Discovered In Utah Desert


COVID-19 Slows Adoption Process But Sparks More Interest

Salt Lake County Health Department public health nurses look on during coronavirus testing
Rick Bowmer / APScience and Health

Surging COVID-19 Cases Are Overwhelming U.S. Hospitals

Empty restaurant tables
David Zalubowski / APScience and Health

Businesses Brace For New COVID Lockdowns

Medical worker operates a testing tent at a COVID-19 mobile testing site in New York City
John Minchillo / APScience and Health

Hospitalizations Soar Across the U.S. Ahead Of Thanksgiving

President-elect Joe Biden
Andrew Harnik / APPolitics

President-Elect Joe Biden Addresses Nation

Psychedelic mushrooms
Peter Dejong / APPolitics

Drug Legalization Efforts See Big Wins In Election

Dr. Anthony Fauci and President Trump
Alex Brandon / APPolitics

COVID Cases Rise; President Trump Hints At Firing Fauci

John Minchillo /APPolitics

Immigrant Sanctuary Seekers Await Election Results

A man stands holds merchandise outside of a damaged store after protest in Philadelphia over the death of Walter Wallace
Michael Perez / APU.S.

Protests Erupt Following Police Shooting In Philadelphia

The asteroid Bennu.
NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona/CSA/York/MDA via APScience and Health

NASA Says Samples Collected From Asteroid Are Leaking Into Space

People march during a protest rally for Marcellis Stinnette who was killed by Waukegan Police last Tuesday in Waukegan, IL.
Nam Y. Huh / APU.S.

Waukegan Police Officer Fired Following Fatal Traffic Stop Shooting

Skiers move around a mountain in Sequoia National Park, California.
Brian Melley / APScience and Health

COVID-19 Triggers Mountain Safety Concerns

President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden

President Trump And Joe Biden Hold Dueling Town Halls

Hundreds of people wait in line for early voting on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, in Marietta, Georgia.
Ron Harris / APPolitics

In-Person Voters Face Hurdles Ahead Of Election

Woman undergoes a mammogram
Damian Dovarganes / APScience and Health

COVID-19 Delays In Cancer Screenings Could Result In Many More Deaths

President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden
Patrick Semansky / APPolitics

President Trump and Biden Spar In Noisy First Presidential Debate

Federal Judge Barbara Lagoa
Wilfredo Lee / APPolitics

Federal Judge Barbara Lagoa On Short List For Supreme Court Nomination