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Nathan Byrne

Supervising Editor, Academic Partnerships

Nathan Byrne is Newsy’s supervising editor of academic partnerships. He serves as the liaison between Newsy and several academic bodies, including the Missouri School of Journalism, where he’s also an adjunct professor. He runs Newsy Academy, a summer program for visiting students. He often represents Newsy as a guest lecturer, panelist and presenter. Nathan has more than 20 years’ experience in journalism and mass communication including local television, corporate marketing/public relations and digital startups. He is a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism.

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Ford electric truck

Ford's Electric Truck Will Be Built For Towing, Hauling

Mail delivery vehicles are parked outside a post office in Boys Town, Neb.
Nati Harnik / APPolitics

Postcards About Mail-In Voting Create Confusion

Woman standing at pharmacy counter

President Trump Signs Executive Order To Lower Drug Prices

A Kansas City Chiefs fan walks outside the stadium before Super Bowl 54 in 2020.
Seth Wenig / APU.S.

Native American-Style Dress, Paint Won't Be Part Of NFL Opener

An Uber driver's vehicle is seen after the company launched service in Vancouver, British Columbia.
The Canadian Press / Darryl Dyck / APTech

Uber Plans To Go All-Electric By 2030 To Get Greener

Members with the Washington, D.C. Dept. of Health administer COVID-19 tests on F Street in Washington
Alex Brandon / APSci/Health

Report Says 200M Monthly COVID-19 Tests Are Needed

Joe Prude, center, brother of Daniel Prude, takes a moment before speaking as he observes the crowd gathered during a rally.
Adrian Kraus / APU.S.

Rochester Mayor Promises Police Reform

Supporters of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange take part in a protest outside the Central Criminal Court
Matt Dunham / APTech

Julian Assange's Extradition Hearing Resumes After Delay

Indian passengers queue up for COVID-19 test at a facility in at a railway station
Ajit Solanki / APSci/Health

India Has Second-Highest Number Of Coronavirus Cases In The World

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, left, talks with Rep. Mark Walker, R-N.C.
Tom Williams / Pool CQ Roll Call / APPolitics

Employees At DeJoy's Former Company Claim Political Reimbursements

A plume of smoke from the El Dorado Fire is seen from the Interstate 10 in Loma Linda, Calif.
Ringo H.W. Chiu / APU.S.

7,000-Acre Fire Starts At Gender-Reveal Party

Concessions workers stock bins AMC Theatres open for some of the first showings since the pandemic started.
Keith Srakocic / APBusiness

AMC Reopening 140 More Theaters

New York Mets pitcher Tom Seaver poses for a photo in March 1968.

Baseball Hall Of Famer Tom Seaver Dies At 75

Russian police carry opposition leader Alexei Navalny, center, from a demonstration against President Vladimir Putin in 2018.

German Government Says Navalny Had Nerve Agent In His System

The United States Postal Service main post office and distribution facility at 715 NW Hoyt Street in Portland, Oregon.
Tony Webster / CC BY SA 2.0Politics

Postal Service Watchdog Audit Finds 1M Primary Ballots Mailed Late

A health worker takes a nasal swab sample to test for COVID-19 in New Delhi, India
Manish Swarup / APSci/Health

India Loosens Restrictions After Setting Record For COVID-19 Cases

A McDonald's sign outside the restaurant in Pittsburgh.
Gene J. Puskar / APU.S.

Black Former McDonald's Franchisees Sue For Racial Discrimination

Georgetown coach John Thompson shouts to the floor during the Hovas' NCAA semifinal game against St. John's in 1985.

Legendary Georgetown Basketball Coach John Thompson Dies At 78

Remnants of a half-destroyed mobile home are seen in Lake Charles, LA.
Gerald Herbert / APU.S.

Power Outages From Laura Could Last Weeks

Closed-circuit television footage of a knife attack on NYPD officers from June 3 in Brooklyn.

Prosecutors Say June Knife Attack on NYPD Was ISIS-Inspired

A cyclist, wearing a mask to prevent the spread of coronavirus, rides by an entrance to the University of Miami.
Wilfredo Lee / APSci/Health

College Campuses In 24 States Report COVID-19 Outbreaks

Travelers check in at the American Airlines terminal at the Los Angeles International Airport
Marcio Jose Sanchez / APBusiness

American Airlines Set To Lay Off 19,000 Employees

An A321 aircraft arrives
Delta Air LinesBusiness

Delta Plans To Furlough 1,900 Pilots When Stimulus Runs Out

An American Airlines Boeing 737-823 lands at Miami International Airport
Wilfredo Lee / APSci/Health

American Airlines To Get EPA Approval On Coronavirus-Fighting Coating

Family and survivors from the March 2019 Christchurch mosque shootings arrive outside the Christchurch High Court.
Mark Baker / APWorld

Victims' Families Address Mosque Shooter In Court

A Washington, D.C. voter places their ballot into a box.

Twitter Flags President Trump's Tweet As 'Misleading'

Vaccine testing

White House Reportedly Looking To Approve Vaccine Early

Teachers union members protest after authorizing strike

Detroit Teachers Authorize Potential Strike Over In-Person Classes

A satellite image provided by Maxar Technologies shows a pyrocumulus cloud from the Pine Gulch fire north of Grand Junction.
Maxar Technologies / APU.S.

Record-Setting Drought Fuels Wildfires In Colorado

Goodyear Eagle tires are shown during a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich.
Paul Sancya / APPolitics

President Trump Tweets Call For Goodyear Tire Boycott