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
Service dog
NEWSYScience and Health

The Path Forward: More Veterans Requesting Service Dogs Amid Pandemic

Worker picks up a canned food item at a food bank
MEGAN SMITHScience and Health

Food Banks See Rise In Demand As Donations Dip

Save the Children workers pack boxes of books for self-quarantined children.
Save the ChildrenScience and Health

Nonprofits Are Still Supporting Their Communities Amid The Pandemic

Volunteer call center
Alexandria Medical Reserve CorpsScience and Health

Medical Reserve Corps Hotline Helps Community Amid Pandemic

Person wearing mask
MEGAN SMITHScience and Health

Experts: Pollution Dips May Be Worse For Climate Long-Term

Vote by mail
Ross D. Franklin / APPolitics

Democrats Urge Congress, States To Adopt Vote-By-Mail

The Senate is working on a third stimulus package.
Susan Walsh / APScience and Health

Senate Begins Work On Third Coronavirus Package


From Vendors To Parts, U.S. Election Infrastructure Widely Unregulated

Person wearing mask in airport
Megan Smith / Newsy 

Travel Industry Bracing For Coronavirus' Impact

Biden supporters at a campaign event in Jackson, Mississippi

Biden Campaigns in Mississippi, Sanders Skips Out

Jobs for home health aides are expected to increase
AP ImagesPolitics

Low-Paying Jobs Undermining Labor Force Gains Made By Female Workers

David Plouffe
Newsy | Megan SmithPolitics

Obama Campaign Manager David Plouffe Discusses Warren's 2020 Exit


Election Experts Say Coronavirus Outbreak Could Threaten US Elections

Michael Bloomberg
AP / Patrick SemanskyPolitics

Billionaires Top Ad Spending in California Presidential Primary

Bernie Sanders leads march to early voting location in North Carolina
Megan Smith/NewsyPolitics

Sanders Pushes Medicare For All During North Carolina HBCU Visit

Getty ImagesPolitics

Bernie Sanders Wants To Legalize Pot On Day One. Can He?

Firefighter approaches truck
Megan Smith / Andrew ShaferBusiness

Dream Jobs: Firefighter

Candace and Walker McKnight
Candace McKnightU.S.

Teens — And Companies — Are Getting Around The Flavored Vape Ban

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids sign
NewsyScience and Health

Trump Budget Proposal Would Overhaul Tobacco Regulation Authority

Voters are set to cast ballots in New Hampshire Tuesday.

Ukrainian Experts Warn U.S. About Russia Ahead Of 2020 Election

A man wearing a mask in China
Getty ImagesWorld

Coronavirus Outbreak Casts More Doubt On U.S.-China Trade Deal


Experts Worry About Your Personal Data In The 2020 Election

Newsy/Megan SmithPolitics

Iowans Caucus Away From Home For The First Time

Travel ban protest
Newsy / Jeff WickPolitics

President Trump Expands Travel Ban To 6 More Countries

A memorial for the victims at Maidan

Member Of Ukraine Parliament: 'Weak Institutions' Created Corruption

Man walks past a sign in Kiev, Ukraine.
Megan Smith/NewsyPolitics

Ukrainian Experts Say They Don't Feel Ready For Russian Cyberattacks

Sketch of Rep. Jerry Nadler speaking in the Senate
Bill HennessyU.S.

House Democrats Conclude 3rd Day Of Arguments In Impeachment Trial

Roman Vintoniv questions a Ukrainian politician
Toronto TVU.S.

Ukrainian Satirist: Politicians' 'Blatant Lies' Inspired New TV Show

Senate chamber
Senate TVU.S.

House Managers Make Opening Statements During Impeachment Trial

Newsy's Alex Miller sits down with newly elected Ukrainian Member of Parliament Andrii Osadchuk.

Ukrainian Member of Parliament Discusses Country's Political Changes