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Megan Smith


Megan Smith is a multimedia journalist who has followed her work across the country and ultimately to Washington, D.C. where she currently works at Newsy. Her passions include reading, travel and anything Harry Potter related. Follow her @megan_kristin for news video updates and photos of her lab, Nala.

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Justin Schuble
Newsy / Megan SmithTech

Dream Jobs: Justin Schuble Of Instagram's @DCFoodPorn

Panda at Smithsonian National Zoo
Newsy / Megan SmithSci/Health

Dream Jobs: Shellie Pick, Panda Keeper At The National Zoo

Laurie Gillman and Chance Seales
Newsy / Megan SmithU.S.

Dream Jobs: Laurie Gillman, Owner Of East City Bookshop

A young girl protests gun legislation
Megan SmithU.S.

Students Flock To D.C. For The March For Our Lives

Tom Sietsema, Washington Post food critic
Newsy / Megan SmithU.S.

Dream Jobs: Tom Sietsema, Food Critic At The Washington Post

Bread at 'A Baked Joint'

Dream Jobs: Velasquez Family, Owners Of 'A Baked Joint'

Chance Seales and Judy Kurtz

Dream Jobs: Judy Kurtz, 'In The Know' Columnist At The Hill


Trees: The Original Social Network


Molding Identities Of The Missing

Getty ImagesU.S.

Florida High School Student Describes Shooting

A fish

Great Lakes Fish Are Being Exposed To Lots Of Antidepressants

Hogan Gidley
Getty ImagesWorld

White House Official Talks To Newsy About State Of The Union Address

A participant in the Women's March 2018 in Washington, D.C.

Thousands Join Women's March In DC

Heinz Tomato Ketchup
Getty ImagesU.S.

For The Love Of Ketchup

man walking with bags of food
Getty ImagesWorld

Venezuela's Crisis, Explained

A hunter leaves her stand in Virginia after a day of hunting.
Megan SmithU.S.

Hunters Keep Food Pantries And Stomachs Full


LGBTQ Candidates Defy Odds, Death Threats In Historic Global Campaigns

Doug Jones supporter Evan Milligan
Newsy StaffPolitics

African-American Voters Could Decide Alabama's Senate Race

Two artists create paintings that they will sell in the studio.

One-Of-A-Kind Studio Empowers Artists With Disabilities

Robert Patterson of Georgetown University
Newsy Staff / Megan SmithU.S.

Who Is The Black Working Class? We Asked An Expert

A Juggalo at the Sept 16 march
Newsy Staff / Megan SmithPolitics

'Whoop Whoop!' That's The Sound Of The Juggalo Protest

Trump supporters celebrate his electoral win.
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What Are Young Conservatives Expecting From President Trump?

Raven Rock is described as an entire city built on the inside of a hollowed-out mountain.

If You Haven't Heard Of Raven Rock, You're On Your Own When Nukes Hit

U.S. soldiers board Army Chinook transport helicopter after it brought fresh soldiers and supplies to the Korengal Outpost.
Getty ImagesPolitics

There Are Likely Few (If Any) Good Options For The US In Afghanistan

Special counsel Robert Mueller arrives at the U.S. Capitol for closed meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee
Getty ImagesPolitics

'Probable Cause' — The Vague Legal Term That Means A Lot To Trump

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks about Iran and North Korea, at the State Department, on April 19, 2017.
Getty ImagesPolitics

Is Diplomacy With North Korea A Waste Of Time Or The Only Way Forward?

Emissions spew out of a large stack at the coal fired Morgantown Generating Station, on May 29, 2014.
Getty ImagesSci/Health

Many Experts Dismiss Them, But Climate Change Doubters Are Powerful

U.S. Border Patrol agents carry out special operations near the U.S.-Mexico border fence.
Getty ImagesPolitics

The Case For Merit-Based Immigration Reform

A mother and 3-year-old child from El Salvador await transport to a processing center for undocumented immigrants.
Getty ImagesU.S.

Making Sure Toddlers Don't Represent Themselves In Immigration Court