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
The American embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine.

Americans Living In Ukraine Conflicted On Impeachment

Student at a laptop

These Students Are Getting Paid To Read Propaganda

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Soleimani Killing Draws Praise, Outcry On Capitol Hill

Visitors enjoy the Newseum

After More Than A Decade, The Newseum Is Closing

Christmas Tree farmer's hand
Newsy/ Megan SmithBusiness

Dream Jobs: Christmas Tree Farmer

People carrying Lithuanian flags during national celebration
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Lithuania's 'Elves' Fight Russian Trolls Online


Native Americans React To Task Force Launched To Solve Missing Cases

Intel Chairman Adam Schiff delivers remarks alongside Speaker Pelosi and other committee chairs.
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House Democrats Stalling on Sending Articles to the Senate

"We're not going to impeach people because we've got disagreements," said Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina.
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What The Senate Impeachment Trial Will Look Like

Rep. Elissa Slotkin addresses voters at a town hall days before a House vote to impeach President Donald Trump.
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'Vote Your Conscience': Democrats Brace For Historic Decision

Women during the Women's March in D.C.
Megan SmithWorld

Report: Global Gender Equality Is 100 Years Away

Collateral Damage
NewsyScripps News Investigates

Collateral Damage: U.S. Forgoes Condolence Payments In Iraq, Syria


Paid Family Leave Takes Center Stage Ahead of 2020

Four legal scholars debate constitutional law.

Legal Scholars Debate Whether President Trump Should Be Impeached

Senators by a podium and a poster
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How 2020 Candidates Stack Up On Disinformation And Big Tech Policies

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Michelle Obama Pushes For More Voter Participation In 2020

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Trump White House Taking On Health Care Ahead of 2020

House Intelligence Committee
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Hill And Holmes Testify, Rounding Out The Week's Impeachment Hearings

U.S. Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland
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Key Takeaways From Ambassador Sondland's Impeachment Testimony

Sarah Hurwitz and Chance Seales
Newsy/ Megan SmithBusiness

Dream Jobs: Speechwriter And Author

Protesters gather outside the U.S. Supreme Court to support DACA and Dreamers.
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DACA May End Soon — How Would That Affect The Economy?

Former Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch

Yovanovitch Says President Made Her Feel Intimidated, Threatened

Newsy's Alex Miller with Sen. Marco Rubio

Rubio On Senate Trial Timing: We Can't Care About The Iowa Caucus

Sen. Marco Rubio

Rubio: Huawei Ban Shouldn't Be Part Of U.S.-China Trade Negotiations

George Kent and Bill Taylor testify

Witnesses: Contents Of Ukraine Call Were 'Concerning'

Susanne Reber
Newsy/Megan SmithBusiness

Dream Jobs: Podcaster

A worker feeds a squirrel
NEWSYScience and Health

D.C. Nonprofit Helps Rehabilitate And Relocate Injured Animals

"Home Is Here" Rally Held Outside Supreme Court As DACA Arguments Are Heard
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SCOTUS Hears Arguments Over Trump's Attempt to Rescind DACA

DACA supports hold a "Defend DACA" banner during a march
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DACA Goes To The Supreme Court — What's At Stake For Its Recipients?

U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows talks with reporters following a vote to pass a House resolution on impeachment.
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Lawmakers Draw Battle Lines Following Historic Impeachment Vote