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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
Iranian official speaks at rally in Tehran to denounce violent protests over fuel price hike
IRIB NewsWorld

Washington Says Iran May Have Killed Over 1,000 Iranians Amid Protests

George Zimmerman faces a Florida judge during a first-appearance hearing on charges including aggravated assault
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George Zimmerman Sues Trayvon Martin's Family, Others For $100M

Bottles of French Champagne for sale at a store
Getty ImagesPolitics

U.S. May Tax French Goods; France Ready To Retaliate

President Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Florida
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WH Counsel Declines Participation In First Judiciary Committee Hearing

Protestor rallies in support of transgender rights in New York City.
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Activists Push For Protections For Black Trans Women

A man is treated in the back of an ambulance after a shooting in Fresno, California.
CNNU.S.

Shooting At Football Watch Party In Fresno Kills At Least 4, Injures 6

Bolivian President Evo Morales Ayma speaks at a press conference following an OAS report on Bolivia's election
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Bolivian President Evo Morales Resigns Over Calls Of Election Fraud

(L) Ahmad Abouammo (R) Ali Alzabarah
Ahmad Abouammo, Facebook / Ali AlzabarahPolitics

DOJ Charges Two Former Twitter Employees Of Spying For Saudi Arabia

U.S. authorities announce arrest of white supremacist Richard Holzer in plot to bomb Colorado synagogue
KMGHU.S.

Authorities Arrest Alleged White Supremacist In Synagogue Bombing Plot

El Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele meets with his security cabinet.
Office of the El Salvadoran PresidentWorld

El Salvador Expels Maduro's Diplomats, Backs Venezuelan Opposition

Former National Security Adviser John Bolton listens to President Trump during a meeting in the Oval Office
Getty ImagesPolitics

John Bolton Won't Voluntarily Testify For Impeachment Inquiry

U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chair Representative Adam Schiff speaks to members of media after a deposition
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House Democrats' Resolution Sets Rules For Impeachment Inquiry

A man votes during a special election for North Carolina's 9th congressional district on September 10, 2019.
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North Carolina Court Blocks Current Congressional District Map

The now former Boeing Commercial Airplanes CEO Kevin McAllister talks with employees in 2018.
Getty ImagesBusiness

Boeing Fires Executive Who Oversaw 737 Max Planes

U.S. Ambassador William Taylor introduces himself as head of the U.S. Embassy of Ukraine
U.S. Embassy in UkrainePolitics

Top U.S. Diplomat To Ukraine Will Testify Before Congress

Lebanese President Aoun meets with the country's cabinet for talks on economic reform amid mass citizen protests.
Office of the Lebanese PresidentWorld

Lebanese Government Discusses Economic Reform Amid Mass Protests

A U.S. DHS advisor instructs Guatemalan border police at a temporary checkpoint on August 27, 2019
Getty ImagesPolitics

Trump Administration Resumes Northern Triangle Aid Programs

A flag for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming people is held up at a LGBTQI+ rally in 2018
Getty ImagesPolitics

Federal Judge Rules Against Transgender Protection

Forms for 2010 Census are displayed
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Census Bureau Asks States For Data, Including Details On Citizenship

A pro-democracy protester faces police at a barricade during clashes outside Hong Kong's Central Government Offices
Getty ImagesWorld

Hong Kong's Carrie Lam Bans Protesters From Wearing Masks

A Customs and Border Patrol agent directs undocumented immigrants into a CBP vehicle at the southern U.S. border
NewsyPolitics

Trump Administration To Expand DNA Collection Of Migrant Detainees

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gives a statement to reporters in Israel
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Netanyahu's Pre-Trial Corruption Hearings Starts

Women from Paideia High School hold signs during a May 2019 protest against abortion ban bills passed in Georgia
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Federal Judge Blocks Georgia's 'Heartbeat' Abortion Ban

President Trump
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President Trump To Hear Possible Military Action Options Against Iran

OxyContin is displayed at a Walgreens store drugstore
Getty ImagesU.S.

Purdue Pharma Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

People watch a TV showing a file image of a North Korean missile in August 2019
Getty ImagesPolitics

North Korea Fires Projectiles, Warns U.S. Ahead Of Potential Talks

Pharmacist takes a prescription drug order over the phone
Getty ImagesPolitics

DEA Prescription Data Shows High Volumes Of Opioids At Pharmacies

A fire burns a section of the Amazon in Brazil
Getty ImagesWorld

Brazil Rejects G-7 Aid For Burning Amazon Rainforest

A protester is tackled by Hong Kong government police
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Hong Kong Police Arrest 36 In Continued Clashes With Protesters

Stevante Clark, brother of Stephon Clark, disrupts special city council meeting at Sacramento City Hall
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How The Death Of Stephon Clark Galvanized California Lawmakers