Meet the Team

Chance Seales

Show Host

Chance Seales is an incurable political enthusiast and noted Oprah historian. He anchors and produces Newsy's "The Why." Chance has led national coverage of presidents, Congress and the Supreme Court from Washington for broadcast companies like Nexstar and Media General, and previously worked at Newsy in its early days. He and his husband are the (way too) proud dads of Bear and Peggy — the world's sweetest French Bulldogs.

  Recent Work
Memorial of Oklahoma City bombing
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'Sovereign Citizens' Are Deemed A Serious Threat, Yet Largely Unknown

Illustration of dandelion child and orchid child
Nathan Briner/NewsyU.S.

Kids' Inner Lives Begin With Their Inner Ears

A dentist holding his tools
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From Barbers To Dentists: Why There's Different Insurance For Teeth

Mother in a grocery store with her child
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Geofence: The Invisible Way Companies Use Data To Track You Everywhere

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Some Achievable Fixes To The Asylum System

Cast of "Star Trek" at NASA facility

The Modern World That Sci-Fi Foresaw

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The Grand History Of Broken Promises From Presidential Candidates

NASA footage of planet with moons
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Scientists Are Fighting Over Whether We Should Contact Aliens

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A Brain-centric Approach To Exercise

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Newsy/Luke PiotrowskiU.S.

Dream Jobs: Interior Decorator

French toast, powdered sugar, bacon,
Newsy / Eric LochstamforU.S.

Dream Jobs: Bed And Breakfast Owner

Political Yard Signs
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Fundraising Fuels Campaigns, Would Public Funds Stop The Money Race?

Former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos (C) arrives at a closed door hearing before Congress.
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George Papadopoulos On 'Deep State' Plot Against Him, Pardon

Former Trump Campaign aide George Papadopoulos in interview with Newsy's Chance Seales

George Papadopoulos On His Plea Deal, What He Knew Of Russian Hacks

Professional organizer Kay Keyhani with Newsy's Chance Seales
Newsy/Megan SmithU.S.

Dream Jobs: Personal Organizer

George Papdopoulos speaks with Newsy's Chance Seales.

George Papadopoulos On A Pardon And Why He Tried To Contact Russia

George Papdopoulos speaks with Newsy's Chance Seales.

George Papadopoulos Tells Newsy About Frustration Of His Guilty Plea

George H.W. Bush in a flight suit
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Pension, Private Townhouse, Healthcare: The Post-Presidency Is Awesome

IBM's Quantum Computer

The Game-Changing Power Of Quantum Computing

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Teens Are More Anxious Than Ever: The Physical Toll On Their Brains

Goop brand oils and lotions
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The Essential Science Of Essential Oils

Sonia Rao with Newsy's Chance Seales
Newsy/Megan SmithU.S.

Dream Jobs: Pop Culture Reporter

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The Big Business of Photo Filters

Shocked fans
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Using Cockroaches And Rotten Food To Tell Liberals From Conservatives

Andy Parker

Father Says YouTube Is Fueling Conspiracy Theories On Daughter's Death

Chance Seales and art gallerist
Newsy/Megan SmithU.S.

Dream Jobs: Art Gallerist

Hillary Clinton signs books
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The Windfall Of A Losing Presidential Candidacy

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Are We Entering The Age Of The Biochip?

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The Neuroscience Of Addictive Television

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Owning A Home Could Be A Waste