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Cody LaGrow


Cody LaGrow is an Emmy award-winning journalist with a passion for fostering an understanding of people. Previously an Associate Producer at ABC's Good Morning America in New York and local news reporter in Missouri, Cody leaves no question unasked as a reporter for Newsy in Chicago. He hates nonelastic pants, loves breakfast for dinner and is a devout member of the BeyHive. If you came to slay with a story idea, feel free to drop Cody a line at

  Recent Work
Rodrigo Duterte and Pope Francis speaking into a microphone
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Rodrigo Duterte And Pope Francis Share A Stance On This Issue

Residents in front of Town Hall Apartments
Newsy / Ben SchamissoU.S.

LGBTQ Seniors Face Housing Discrimination, But Not In This Building

Cody LaGrow looking at phone.
Newsy / David SeitzU.S.

What Is 'Breadcrumbing'? Decoding The Latest Digital Dating Disaster

Beyoncé and Adele at the Grammys.
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Beyoncé And Adele Will Duel For Top Diva At The Grammys

Chance The Rapper on stage
Getty Images / Kevin WinterEntertainment

Chance The Rapper Is Making Grammy History As An I-N-D-E-P-E-N-D-E-N-T

Casper the friendly ghost next to actor Devon Sawa
Universal Pictures / "Casper", Getty ImagesEntertainment

Devon Sawa Tweets About Unfinished Business With 'Casper'

Mary Tyler Moore throughout the years.
CBS / "The Mary Tyler Moore Show", Getty ImagesEntertainment

A Tribute To Mary Tyler Moore: She Had Spunk. We Love Spunk.

Chelsea Clinton next to Barron and Donald Trump
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Chelsea Clinton Blasts Barron Trump's Internet Trolls For Him

Getty ImagesU.S.

Skittles-Coated Highway Seems Like A 'Stranger Things' Episode

Screenshot of TrumpSingles
TrumpSingles / Getty ImagesU.S.

TrumpSingles Site Vows To 'Make Dating Great Again'

Chris Kattan and Will Ferrell in "A Night at the Roxbury."
Paramount Pictures / "A Night At The Roxbury"Entertainment

When It Comes To Numbers For Women In Film, It Might As Well Be 1998

President Barack Obama delivers his farewell address in Chicago.
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Thousands Of Obama Supporters Give 44th President A Chi-Town Send-Off

Beyoncé performing at a "Get Out the Vote" concert for Hillary Clinton.
Getty ImagesEntertainment

Beyoncé Is Ready To Slay Coachella ... And Music History

Donald Trump at left, and Rebecca Ferguson at right
Getty ImagesEntertainment

Singer Says She'll Perform At Trump Inauguration, But There's A Catch

Debbie Reynolds in "The Rat Race" and present-day.
Paramount Pictures / Getty ImagesEntertainment

A Tribute To Actress Debbie Reynolds, A Hollywood Legend

Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia
20th Century Fox / Getty ImagesEntertainment

A Tribute To Carrie Fisher: A Force Of Talent

Truvada pills next to the Gardasil vaccine.
Getty ImagesU.S.

There Are Parallels Between HIV-Prevention Drug Truvada And Gardasil

Michelle Obama speaking onstage
Getty Images / Spencer PlattPolitics

Stop Trying To Make Michelle Obama Run For President

A Groupmuse party in a living room.
Newsy / Ben SchamissoU.S.

Want A Mini Symphony In Your Living Room? There's An App For That

Hands holding PrEP aka Truvada
Newsy / Ben SchamissoU.S.

Meet The People Battling For Better Access To HIV-Fighting PrEP Drugs

The family from "A Christmas Story" opening package
MGM / 'A Christmas Story'Business

How This Shipping Company Ensures Your Gifts Arrive In One Piece

Protesters outside Trump Tower in Chicago
Newsy / Ben SchamissoPolitics

These Chicagoans Refuse To Unite For A Donald Trump Presidency

Man donating blood.

Why Does The Government Care About The Sex Lives Of Blood Donors?

The LaGrow family
Newsy / Cody LaGrowU.S.

I'm Gay. My Sister Is, Too. Here's What It Taught Our Parents

Native Americans celebrate during an Indigenous Peoples' Day event in Seattle.
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The Argument For Changing 'Columbus Day' To 'Indigenous Peoples Day'

Cody LaGrow and Adam Rich at Scratch DJ Academy
Newsy / Ben SchamissoU.S.

Asking For A Friend: Are DJs Faking It?

Gretchen Carlson speaking.
Getty ImagesU.S.

Gretchen Carlson Gets $20 Million Settlement From Fox News

Cast of "Moulin Rouge!"
20th Century Fox / 'Moulin Rouge!'Entertainment

Spectacular, Spectacular: 'Moulin Rouge!' Is Moving To The Stage

Will Byers in Netflix's "Stranger Things."
Netflix / 'Stranger ThingsEntertainment

We All Scream For The Announcement Of 'Stranger Things' Second Season

Britney Spears, Beyoncé and Alicia Keys at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards
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Mothers Steal The Show At The VMAs