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Briana Koeneman

Digital Content Producer

Briana has the energy level of a child on a sugar rush, which comes in handy for her early mornings writing and producing at Newsy. She got her degree in magazine journalism from the University of Missouri, only to discover that multi-source online news videos were her true calling. On her off days, you can find Briana catching up on pretty much every show on Netflix, volunteering at the humane society, or catching up on the latest news, of course.

  Recent Work
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Report: National Guard Considered For Trump's Immigration Enforcement

Scott Pruitt testifying before Senate Committee.
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The Senate Just Confirmed Scott Pruitt As The Head Of The EPA

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A San Francisco Law Makes Rescue Dogs And Cats A Priority

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Trump Administration Proposes Obamacare Changes To 'Stabilize' Market

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Intelligence Officials May Be Keeping Sensitive Information From Trump

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Vice Admiral Robert Harward Reportedly Tapped To Replace Michael Flynn

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Millennial Drivers Are More Reckless Than Teens Behind The Wheel

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Trump Campaign Members Might Have Had 'Repeated' Contact With Russia

U.S. Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy testifies before the Senate.
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Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy Says He's Retiring

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Kim Jong-Un's Half-Brother Dies In Malaysia

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Environmentalists Predicted Oroville Dam Dangers Nearly 12 Years Ago

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Here's Why Verizon Is Bringing Back The Unlimited Plan

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Donald Trump Celebrated Abraham Lincoln's Birthday With A Fake Quote

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France Struck Down A Ban On Consulting 'Terrorist Websites'

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Arby'sBusiness

Arby's Says It Had A Major Data Breach

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Archaeologists May Have Just Found Another Dead Sea Scrolls Cave

U.S. Rep. Tom Price (R-Georgia) at Health and Human Services secretary Senate confirmation hearing
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Senate Confirms Tom Price As Secretary Of Health And Human Services

Demonstrators gather near The White House to protest President Donald Trump's travel ban.
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Appeals Court Enforces Suspension Of Trump's Travel Ban

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Atlanta Gets Ready To Move A 6-Ton Civil War Painting

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The World's Largest Refugee Camp Will Stay Open

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Solar Has A Bright Future — But Something Could Cloud It

A woman looks at the wreckage caused by a tornado in New Orleans.
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Dozens Are Injured After Tornadoes Tear Through New Orleans

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Evanger'sU.S.

Dog Food Recalled Due To Possible Euthanasia Drug Contamination

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What The House Vote On Mental Illness And Gun Background Checks Means

Betsy DeVos testifies during her confirmation hearing.
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Senate Advances DeVos Nomination But Not Without A Fight From Dems

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French Soldier Shoots Machete-Wielding Attacker Near The Louvre

President Donald Trump's nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency Scott Pruitt.
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Senate Panel OKs Scott Pruitt To Head EPA Despite Democrat No-Show

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6 More Weeks Of Winter? Punxsutawney Phil Might Be Wrong This Time

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Violent Protests Force Cancellation Of Breitbart Editor's Speech

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Researchers Have Found Another Reason To Avoid Fast Food