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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.

  Recent Work

Internment Camp Survivor Discusses Reparations

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Why Joe Biden's Role In Drug War Could Stunt His 2020 Campaign

Protesters outside of the Supreme Court

Supreme Court Debates Census Citizenship Question

Historic image of the White House after fire
The White House Historical AssociationU.S.

From The White House To Notre Dame: Why We Rebuild Historical Icons

Kevin Clancy, NEWSY staffPolitics

Why Tax Day Is So Much Harder For Marijuana Businesses

Attendees of the Glamour and Diplomacy fashion show
Newsy / Megan SmithPolitics

Diplomacy And Fashion Can Often Go Hand-In-Hand

A woman sits in the doctors office
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'Implant Files' Investigation Highlights Gender Bias In Medicine

A pacemaker
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'Implant Files' Exposes Dangers Of The Global Medical Device Industry

A bill

Congress To Take Up 'Ban The Box' Bill

French toast, powdered sugar, bacon,
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Dream Jobs: Bed And Breakfast Owner

NATO soldiers
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NATO Ministers Say Alliance Important As Ever, Despite Pressures

U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy talks to Newsy
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The Senate Is Working On A New Bipartisan Paid Leave Program

Marijuana at Herbal Alternatives medical marijuana dispensary in Washington, D.C.
Newsy Staff / Megan SmithPolitics

A Bill To Let Weed Businesses Use Banks Is One Step Closer to Passing

March For Our Lives protesters
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Senate Debates 'Extreme Risk' Gun Confiscation Laws

Former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos (C) arrives at a closed door hearing before Congress.
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George Papadopoulos On 'Deep State' Plot Against Him, Pardon

Former Trump Campaign aide George Papadopoulos in interview with Newsy's Chance Seales

George Papadopoulos On His Plea Deal, What He Knew Of Russian Hacks

Professional organizer Kay Keyhani with Newsy's Chance Seales
Newsy/Megan SmithU.S.

Dream Jobs: Personal Organizer

Vice President Mike Pence speaks at AIPAC conference

Elected Officials Denounce Anti-Semitism At AIPAC Conference

George Papdopoulos speaks with Newsy's Chance Seales.

George Papadopoulos On A Pardon And Why He Tried To Contact Russia

George Papdopoulos speaks with Newsy's Chance Seales.

George Papadopoulos Tells Newsy About Frustration Of His Guilty Plea

A police officer guards the area near Al Noor mosque
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Did The 1994 Assault Weapons Ban Work?

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Congress Debates Future Of Flood Insurance As Deadline Looms

Sonia Rao with Newsy's Chance Seales
Newsy/Megan SmithU.S.

Dream Jobs: Pop Culture Reporter

Andy Parker

Father Says YouTube Is Fueling Conspiracy Theories On Daughter's Death


One Man's Plan To Fix Contempt In Politics

Chance Seales and art gallerist
Newsy/Megan SmithU.S.

Dream Jobs: Art Gallerist

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Congress May Soon Unveil Major Data Privacy Legislation

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Democrats Suffer Liberal Growing Pains in New Congress

Maryland is looking to ban the box on job applications that asks about felony convictions.

Maryland May Help Felons Return To Work By 'Banning The Box'

Hand watercoloring fruit
Newsy/Megan SmithU.S.

Dream Jobs: Illustrator