Megan Smith

Megan Smith


Prior to joining Scripps in 2017, she worked at the Omaha World-Herald as a multimedia journalist for nearly two years. Her first job was at The Jackson Sun, where she also worked as a multimedia journalist. Megan is a graduate of the University of Alabama.

Recent Work

2 Fired, 12 Suspended Following Fort Hood Deaths Investigation


Thousands At 'Million MAGA March,' Unmasked And Talking Election Fraud

Megan Smith/NewsyPolitics

Hispanic Vote Could Be Key To Winning The Sunshine State

Miami Beach
NewsyScience and Health

Miami's 'Hard To See' Future Besets Attempts To Outrun The Sea

Charles Dharapak / APU.S.

Democrats Push For Pentagon Probe Into COVID-19 Spending

Netflix headquarters in Los Angeles, California.

Streaming Companies Continue Thriving Six Months Into The Pandemic

Social justice-focused Instagram posts aligned in a grid.

To Learn About Race, Gen Z And Millennials Turn To Social Media

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin
Graeme Jennings/Pool via APPolitics

Sec. Mnuchin Testifies on Coronavirus Stimulus

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

EcoHealth AllianceScience and Health

Changing Land Use Is One Of The Main Causes Of Pandemics

Demonstrators protest in favor of DACA
AP Photo/Jacquelyn MartinPolitics

New DACA Applications Will Be Rejected Amid Review Of Program's Repeal

A protester holds a "Defend DACA" sign in front of the Supreme Court
AP Photo/Jacquelyn MartinPolitics

Trump Admin. Rejects New DACA Applicants Despite Supreme Court Order

Armed police watch protesters in Seattle
AP Photo/Elaine ThompsonU.S.

Former Police Officers Explain The 'Blue Wall Of Silence'

President Donald Trump
AP/ Susan WalshPolitics

Lawmaker Has 'Far More Questions' After Russian Bounty Briefing

Anti-abortion rights protester

Supreme Court Strikes Down Louisiana Abortion Law

Open letter to "White American Theater"
We See You, White American TheaterU.S.

Actors And Playwrights Call Out Racism In 'White American Theater'

Cameraman films inside a car with police officer.
Paramount Network / "Cops"Entertainment

Cop Shows Are Facing Major Scrutiny Amid Calls For Racial Justice

Philonise Floyd, a brother of George Floyd, is sworn in during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on changes to policing.
Erin Schaff/The New York Times via AP PoolU.S.

George Floyd's Brother Begs Congress: "Stop the pain."

Minneapolis City Council member speaks
Jerry Holt / Star Tribune via Associated PressU.S.

What Does 'Defund The Police' Mean?

Social media brand images decrying racial injustice

Brands Are Calling Out Racial Injustice. But Are The Messages Sincere?

A group of protesters march against police brutality in Washington, D.C., on June 6, 2020.
Megan Smith / NewsyU.S.

Protester: We Need To Stay Vigilant For Decades To Come

Volunteers with Print to Protect make face shields in D.C.
Megan Smith / NewsyScience and Health

D.C. Student Started A Network Of 3D Printers To Provide PPE

Grandmother, mother and child watch TV

Asian Americans Are More Represented In The Media Than Ever Before

Different celebrity chefs raising money online for small family farms.
NewsyScience and Health

Celebrity Chefs Are Raising Money For Struggling Family Farms

Elmo hosts a late night show
HBO Max / "The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo"Entertainment

Run Out Of Stuff To Watch? HBO Max Is Launching This Week


Food Drive 'Pop-Ups' Serve Hungry Americans

Exterior of Washoe Theater in Montana

What Does The Post-Pandemic Future Of Movie Theaters Look Like?

Alamo Heights Baptist Church pastor Bobby Contreras
Eric GayAssociated PressScience and Health

To Open Or Not? COVID-19's Physical And Financial Blow To Churches

The storefront window of The Last Bookstore in Los Angeles.
The Last BookstoreEntertainment

Local Indie Bookstores Are Facing A 'Daily Fight' Against The Pandemic

Film titles on Netflix.
Newsy / Megan SmithEntertainment

What Are People Actually Watching During The Pandemic?