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
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
NewsySci/Health

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
NewsySci/Health

Understanding Maternal Mortality Risks For Black Women

A football stadium
Adrian Kraus / APSports

Why Do Governments Fund Sports?

NewsySci/Health

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

Triskaidekaphobia
NewsyU.S.

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
 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 / 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