Lauren Magarino - Newsy

Lauren Magarino


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
Atlanta Braves' organist Matthew Kaminski plays an organ overlooking Truist Field before Game 4
Brynn Anderson / APSports

Why The Organ At Baseball Games?

pumpkin spice products ranging from cookies and donuts to candy and air freshener are shown in Atlanta.
John Bazemore / APU.S.

Why Is Pumpkin Spice Season So Popular?

Graph of English grammar
NewsyLife and Culture

Why Do Languages Have Gendered Words?

A phone displays the Federal Emergency Management Agency application
Gregory Bull / APU.S.

How Can We Prepare For Deadly Floods?

Eye doctor looking at someones eye

Why Does Our Vision Get Worse As We Age?

Stickers, ear plugs and other free gifts are display at the U.S. Air Force recruiting tent prior to a NASCAR race
Charles Krupa / APU.S.

Why Is Military Recruitment Low?

The White House
Manuel Balce Ceneta / APU.S.

The Law Behind Presidential Records Belonging To The National Archives

A hospital bed

Understanding Maternal Mortality Risks For Black Women

A football stadium
Adrian Kraus / APSports

Why Do Governments Fund Sports?


Why Hiccups Happen

A speedometer
Carlos Osorio / APU.S.

Why The U.S. Still Uses Imperial Measurement

A tiger yawns
Bikas Das / APSci/Health

What Makes Yawning Contagious?

Baseball players high-fiving
Ashley Landis / APU.S.

The History Of The High Five


Why Don't Hotels Have A 13th Floor?

Customers at a dispensary
Seth Wenig / APSci/Health

The Big Business Of Cannabis

A digital assistant device
Elaine Thompson / APTech

Our Everyday Artificial Intelligence

Hot dogs and buns

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

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 / APLife and Culture

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