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Lindsey Theis

Science and Health Reporter

Lindsey Theis (which rhymes with "peace") is an award-winning storyteller who joined Newsy as a health and wellness reporter. She came to Newsy after working at WGN and CNN. Most recently, she was a local TV anchor and reporter in Omaha, Nebraska. There, Lindsey covered everything from the 2014 Ebola epidemic to goat yoga. Outside of news, Lindsey's a theater and comedy nerd and helps run a comedy nonprofit she co-founded, Big Canvas improv.

  Recent Work
People watching fireworks
VideoblocksSci/Health

Would Going To See A Fireworks Display Be Risky?

A stack of paperwork detailing positive COVID-19 test results sits in a box.
APU.S.

What Went Wrong In The U.S.' COVID-19 Fight?

A person working wearing a mask.
NewsySci/Health

How Risky Is Being A Restaurant Worker With Underlying Health Issues?

A person packing boxes
VideoblocksU.S.

What's The Risk Of Moving Into A New Place?

A potluck dinner.
VideoblocksU.S.

What's The Risk Of A Potluck?

Uber app on a smartphone
UberU.S.

What's The Risk Of Catching COVID-19 From Using A Ride-Share?

COVID-19 test site
Matt York / APU.S.

In 2 Weeks, 10 States Have Seen New COVID-19 Cases Double

Person on an e-scooter
NewsyU.S.

What's The Risk Of Using An E-Scooter?

Children playing with bubbles
VideoblocksU.S.

What's The Risk Of Letting My Kids Play Outside?

Someone paying with cash.
VideoblocksU.S.

What's The Risk Of Using Cash?

Person wearing mask
NewsySci/Health

Study: COVID-19 Isolation Didn't Significantly Boost Loneliness

A couple and a realtor
VideoblocksU.S.

What's The Risk Of House Hunting?

A hotel room
VideoblocksU.S.

What's The Risk Of Staying In A Hotel?

A Black Lives Matter protester.
NewsyU.S.

Understanding Racial Trauma

A person on a bike
NewsyU.S.

What's The Risk Of Going On A Bike Ride With Friends?

A person on a bike
NewsyU.S.

What's The Risk Of Working In A Warehouse?

A bottle of Dexamethasone
Phillip Jeffery/ CC by 2.0U.S.

U.K. Study: Cheap Steroid Dexamethasone Lowered COVID-19 Deaths

Food on a table
VideoblocksU.S.

What's The Risk Of Going Out To Eat?

A work meeting
VideoblocksU.S.

What's The Risk Of Catching COVID-19 From My Recovered Coworker?

A protester.
NewsyU.S.

Protesting May Impact Mental Health

Police officers in riot gear
NewsyU.S.

Protests May Impact Police Officers' Mental Health

Grandparents read to their grandchild
VideoblocksU.S.

What's The COVID-19 Risk Of Letting My Kids See Their Grandparents?

A campsite
VideoblocksU.S.

What's The Risk Of Catching COVID-19 While Camping?

A cleaning crew.
NewsyU.S.

How Risky Is A Cleaning Crew?

Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove
World Health OrganizationSci/Health

WHO Walks Back Statement That Asymptomatic COVID-19 Spread Is Rare

Hairdresser and customer
NewsySci/Health

How Risky Is Getting My Hair Cut?

A gas pump.
NewsySci/Health

Can I Get COVID-19 By Pumping Gas?

People in airport
MastercatSci/Health

How Risky is Flying Right Now?

People riding bicycles
MastercatSci/Health

How Risky Is A Passing Cyclist For Contracting COVID-19?

A person works out at the gym.
MastercatSci/Health

What's The Risk Of Attending A Group Workout Class?