Meet the Team

Cody LaGrow

Show Host/Producer

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
Sale sign hangs at a shop
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The Bottom Line: Should You Trust The 'Sale' Sign?

Woman on the phone

The Bottom Line: You're Not Crazy — Robocalls Are Increasing

A lesbian couple hold hands during a Gay Pride rally
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'The Day Ahead' Looks At LGBTQ Domestic Violence

A young boy gets ready to view the solar eclipse with his telescope on November 14, 2012 in Palm Cove, Australia.
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'The Day Ahead' Asks: Are We Alone In The Universe?

Adam Rippon
Newsy / Andrew ShaferU.S.

Adam Rippon Made Coming Out Great Again

Mars Home Planet display during The Art of VR at Sotheby in 2017 in New York City.
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What Would It Be Like To Live On Mars?

A woman receives a flu shot.
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Daily Dose: How Do Experts Predict How Bad A Flu Season Will Be?

Iraqi children file up the stairs of a slide on a new playground July 2, 2004 in Baghdad, Iraq.
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'The Day Ahead' Talks Gender And Children

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Daily Dose: What To Know About CBD


The Bottom Line: What To Do If You've Been Defrauded By Your College

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The Bottom Line: How To Spot The Hidden Costs Of Flying


The Bottom Line: Is Any Data Safe Online?

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Should Opioid Makers Be Treated Like Big Tobacco?

David Moran holding the banner for Gays Against Guns
Gays Against Guns OrlandoU.S.

Rainbow Flag Takes On Additional Meaning For Gays Against Guns

Sara Grossman standing in front of the Pulse nightclub memorial in Orlando, Florida.
Newsy / Andrew ShaferU.S.

Pulse Nightclub Is Now A Symbol Of Solidarity For A Healing Community


30 Minutes With: Judy And Dennis Shepard

Danielle Juhre sings her new single "Nobody"

30 Minutes With: Danielle Juhre

Sarah McBride and Andy Cray
Sarah McBrideU.S.

Trans Woman Sarah McBride Learned Empathy From Her Late Husband

Cody LaGrow sitting with Oscar winner John Ridley.
Newsy / Sarah GirouxEntertainment

Looking Back To Look Ahead: A New LA Riot Doc Uncovers A Hidden Past

Celebrities who've seemed to consider running for office
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Why Do We Entertain The Idea Of Entertainers Running For Office?

Vanessa Sheridan is a transgender veteran fighting for trans rights.
Newsy / Alisa MartinezU.S.

Transgender Veteran Combats Workplace Discrimination

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The Dru ProjectU.S.

The Dru Project: A Glimmer Of Hope After The Pulse Nightclub Shooting

People dressed as angels stand outside Pulse nightclub.
Newsy / Ben SchamissoU.S.

Shooting At Pulse Nightclub Isn't Considered A Hate Crime. But Why?

Christine Leinonen with her son Christopher Andrew Leinonen
Christine LeinonenU.S.

Pulse Shooting Victim's Mother Calls For Ban On Assault Weapons

Cody Keenan and President Barack Obama
Obama White House / Pete SouszaPolitics

If Barack Obama Said It, Cody Keenan Likely Wrote It

Nate Butkus hosting his podcast.
Eric ButkusU.S.

Meet The Cutest 6-Year-Old Podcaster Who Will Teach You About Science

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