Meet the Team

Megan Smith


Megan Smith is a videographer at Newsy. Prior to joining Newsy in 2017, she worked at the Omaha World-Herald as a multimedia journalist for nearly two years. Her first job was at The Jackson Sun, where she also worked as a multimedia journalist. Megan is a graduate of the University of Alabama.

  Recent Work

Paid Family Leave Takes Center Stage Ahead of 2020

Four legal scholars debate constitutional law.

Legal Scholars Debate Whether President Trump Should Be Impeached

Senators by a podium and a poster
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How 2020 Candidates Stack Up On Disinformation And Big Tech Policies

When We All VotePolitics

Michelle Obama Pushes For More Voter Participation In 2020

The White HousePolitics

Trump White House Taking On Health Care Ahead of 2020

House Intelligence Committee
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Hill And Holmes Testify, Rounding Out The Week's Impeachment Hearings

U.S. Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland
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Key Takeaways From Ambassador Sondland's Impeachment Testimony

Sarah Hurwitz and Chance Seales
Newsy/ Megan SmithU.S.

Dream Jobs: Speechwriter And Author

Protesters gather outside the U.S. Supreme Court to support DACA and Dreamers.
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DACA May End Soon — How Would That Affect The Economy?

Former Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch

Yovanovitch Says President Made Her Feel Intimidated, Threatened

Newsy's Alex Miller with Sen. Marco Rubio

Rubio On Senate Trial Timing: We Can't Care About The Iowa Caucus

Sen. Marco Rubio

Rubio: Huawei Ban Shouldn't Be Part Of U.S.-China Trade Negotiations

George Kent and Bill Taylor testify

Witnesses: Contents Of Ukraine Call Were 'Concerning'

Susanne Reber
Newsy/Megan SmithU.S.

Dream Jobs: Podcaster

A worker feeds a squirrel

D.C. Nonprofit Helps Rehabilitate And Relocate Injured Animals

"Home Is Here" Rally Held Outside Supreme Court As DACA Arguments Are Heard
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SCOTUS Hears Arguments Over Trump's Attempt to Rescind DACA

DACA supports hold a "Defend DACA" banner during a march
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DACA Goes To The Supreme Court — What's At Stake For Its Recipients?

U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows talks with reporters following a vote to pass a House resolution on impeachment.
Megan Smith // NEWSY StaffPolitics

Lawmakers Draw Battle Lines Following Historic Impeachment Vote

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
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Can Anything Big Get Done In Congress During Impeachment?

Actor in costume
Newsy/Megan SmithU.S.

Dream Jobs: Musical Theater Actor

Congressman Elijah Cummings lies in state at the U.S. Capitol.

Rep. Elijah Cummings Lies In State, Honored By Hill Colleagues

Bill Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat to Ukraine, arrives at a closed session before the three House committees.
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Acting Ukrainian Ambassador Testifies And Fills Gaps In Text Messages


Sen. Rand Paul Says Those Embracing Socialism Have Forgotten History

Democratic candidates during a debate
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Here's What To Watch For During The October Democratic Debate

Activists outside the U.S. Supreme Court
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LGBTQ Activists Call On Supreme Court To Expand Title VII Definitions

Khalid al-Baidhani is a former translator for the U.S. Army
Megan Smith / NewsyPolitics

U.S. Visas For Iraqi Translators, Their Families Dropped 98% Last Year

Rep. Elaine Luria (D-Va.) answers questions during a town hall in Virginia Beach.
Meghan Smith / NEWSY staffPolitics

Voters React to Moderate Democrats Call for Impeachment

Dawson Saint Jour
Newsy/Matt Anzur/Megan SmithU.S.

Dream Jobs: Fitness Influencer

Rep. Jerry Nadler
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Democrats Look Ahead On Impeachment: 'We Have To Move Fast'

People swearing oaths

DHS Releases Plan To Combat Targeted Extremism