Lauren Magarino - Newsy

Lauren Magarino

Host/Producer

Lauren Magarino is a channel producer and host of “Newsy Now,” a live hour of the day’s latest news. Before she joined Newsy in 2018, she could be spotted at KOMU-TV in mid-Missouri and CNBC. She graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism with a degree in convergence reporting and an emphasis in broadcast television news. When the on-air light is off, you can call her Lo Mags.

Recent Work
Hot dogs and buns
 U.S.

Why Do Hot Dogs And Buns Come In Different Counts?

Cattle occupy a feedlot
Nati Harnik / APBusiness

Price Of Beef Increasing, Nearly Unaffordable For Many Americans

A woman cleans a shelter for migrants.
Christian Chavez / APPolitics

What Is Title 42, And What Does It Mean For U.S. Immigration?

A pet dog
Mary Altaffer / APU.S.

Why Is The American Pet Industry Growing?

A researcher in a lab at the University of Chicago Medical Center
University of Chicago MedicineSci/Health

University Of Chicago Building Cancer Center To Serve South Side

Harry Belafonte holds hands with his daughter, Gina Belafonte
 U.S.

Gina Belafonte: We Need to Reclaim Narratives of Marginalized Peoples

Jesse Jackson is joined by his daughter, Santita, left, and son Jonathan, far right
John Duricka / APU.S.

Santita Jackson Advances Civil Rights Movement Through Conversation

Kyra Elzy
James Crisp / APSports

Meet Kyra Elzy, Head Coach Of Kentucky Women's Basketball

Jarrett Adams in court
The Law Offices Of Jarrett Adams, PLLCU.S.

Exoneree-Turned-Attorney Fights Wrongful Convictions

An Indian wedding ceremony
Mahesh Kumar A / APU.S.

Marriage, Throughout Human History

Consumers shop at a retail store
Nam Y. Huh / APBusiness

U.S. Retail Sector Shows Signs Of Recovery

Students at the Mt. Greenwood Elementary School in Chicago
Charles Rex Arbogast / APU.S.

Chicago Fight With Teachers Union Enters 2nd Week

A parent completes a form granting permission for random COVID-19 testing for students
Mark Lennihan / APU.S.

The Current Reality Of Keeping Schools Open Amid COVID

Sculptures of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd
Mary Altaffer / APU.S.

Sotheby's Auctions George Floyd, Breonna Taylor Sculptures

Reindeer
Tyler Navas / NewsyU.S.

Reindeer Ranch Offers Real-Life Comet, Blitzen and Vixen

BottlesUp! owner, Melissa Zeman
NewsyU.S.

Small Businesses Face Supply Chain Problems During The Holidays

Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy
Susan Walsh / APSci/Health

U.S. Surgeon General: Mental Health Crisis Among American Youth

Owner of Simon's Tavern, Scott Martin
NewsyU.S.

An Inside Look At How Scandinavian Christmas Glögg Is Made

Inside the Fresh Moves Mobile Market
NewsyU.S.

Fresh Moves Mobile Market Brings Food To Those In Need

Volunteer Anna Spektor puts food in a community fridge
NewsyU.S.

Fighting Food Insecurity With Love Fridges

ATTCOM Food Pantry
NewsyU.S.

Chicago Family Tackles Food Insecurity With Pantry

Food Pantry volunteer Zully Frausto
NewsyU.S.

Food Pantry Client Pays It Forward By Volunteering For Others

Mark Crave, left, and Pat Crave, right at Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese
Dairy Management Inc.Sci/Health

'Cow Power' Helps Dairy Farm Run On Renewable Energy

Tractor harvesting crops in a field.
The Land InstituteSci/Health

This Earth-Friendly Crop May Change Agriculture For The Better

A cow
NewsySci/Health

Cattle Ranchers Set Environmental Sustainability Goals

Tara Vander Dussen
Instagram / @newmexicomilkmaidU.S.

The New Faces Of Farming

Liv WilliamsonSci/Health

Regrowing Coral To Protect Coastlines

Sexual health educator, Scout Bratt, gives a walkthrough on menstrual products
NewsyU.S.

Chicago's Sex Ed Curriculum Seen As Tool Against Domestic Violence

Taliban fighters take control of Afghan presidential palace.
AP / Zabi KarimiWorld

Taliban Tries To Rebrand Itself, But Words May Not Match Actions

File photo: Texas student wears a mask and raises hand
AP / LM OteroU.S.

Understanding Texas' Disputed History Curriculum