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 Emily Shane FoundationU.S.

California Program Helps Students Navigate Remote Learning Struggles


How Hard Is It To Find An N95 Mask?

September 11th National Memorial Trail AllianceU.S.

9/11 Trail Linking Three Memorial Sites Continues To Expand

A Kenosha resident carries a Biden for President sign.

Biden Looks To Be A 'Healer' During Kenosha Visit

Charles Rex Arbogast / APU.S.

Remote Learning Raises Safety Concerns In Chicago

Demonstrators rally at Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington.
Jose Luis Magana / APPolitics

March On Washington Draws Thousands

Vice President Mike Pence salutes on stage with his wife Karen after speaking at the Republican National Convention.
Andrew Harnik / APPolitics

Vice President Pence Speaks At Republican National Convention

Police in riot gear stand outside the Kenosha County Court House following police shooting Sunday
Morry Gash / APU.S.

Kenosha, Wisconsin Police Shooting Sparks Protests, Calls For Reform

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden hugs his wife Jill Biden.
Andrew Harnik / APPolitics

Joe Biden Accepts Democratic Presidential Nomination

Kamala Harris speaks at an event
AP / Carolyn KasterPolitics

The #KHive Is Finding New Inspiration In Kamala Harris' VP Nomination

Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris
Carolyn Kaster / APPolitics

Sen. Kamala Harris Accepts Democratic Vice President Nomination

A Duke University scientist running a test on the efficacy of masks.
Duke HealthScience and Health

Which Face Masks Work Best?

Senator Kamala Harris
John Minchillo / APPolitics

Sen. Kamala Harris Has Changed Views On Marijuana

Monument Valley, Utah
Rick Bowmer / APPolitics

Native American Voters Face Hurdles Ahead Of Election

Vandalized store in Chicago following overnight looting
Charles Rex Arbogast / APU.S.

Chicago Shooting And Rumors Spark Overnight Looting Downtown

COVID 19 vaccine prepared to administer to a volunteer at a clinic in London.
Kirsty Wigglesworth / APScience and Health

Health Expert Warns Vaccine Race Can't Trade Safety For Speed

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, accompanied by President Donald Trump, speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.
Andrew Harnik / APScience and Health

Arizona Sees Decline In COVID-19 Cases Following Summer Surge

Police use a water cannon to disperse demonstrators during a protest against Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Ariel Schalit / APScience and Health

Protesters In Israel Are Met With Water Cannons

Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar speaks during a White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing.
Manuel Balce Ceneta / APScience and Health

COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Renewed By Trump Administration

Pfizer company logo
Richard Drew / APScience and Health

U.S. Agrees To Buy 100 Million Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine

Chicago police investigate the scene of a mass shooting outside a funeral home.
Tyler LaRiviere / Chicago Sun-Times / APU.S.

15 Injured In Shooting Outside Funeral Home In Chicago

A man holds a Soviet flag
Markus Schreiber / APWorld

Report Cites Russian Interference In Britain

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and French President Emmanuel Macron prepare to address a media conference.
John Thys / Pool Photo / APScience and Health

European Union Reaches Deal On Budget And Virus Relief Package

Crime scene tape around the home of U.S. District Judge Esther Salas
Mark Lennihan / APU.S.

U.S. District Judge's Son Killed, Husband Injured In Home Shooting

People wait to speak with representatives from the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission about unemployment claims.
Sue Ogrocki / APScience and Health

$600 Additional Virus Aid To End For Unemployed

Members of the Tampa Bay Rays await the start of a team baseball scrimmage in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Mike Carlson / APSports

Major League Baseball Exhibition Games Provide Look At Season Ahead

Agents from different components of the Department of Homeland Security are deployed in Portland, Oregon
Doug Brown / APU.S.

Oregon Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against Federal Agencies

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp
APScience and Health

Georgia Governor Sues Atlanta Mayor Over Face Mask Mandate

Fists were raised in memory of Breonna Taylor during a rally in her honor on the steps of the Kentucky State Capitol.
Timothy D. Easley / APU.S.

Louisville To Investigate Deaths Of Taylor, McAtee And Protests

The Kansas City Star / APPolitics

Second Federal Execution In A Week Carried Out