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Nathan Byrne

Supervising Editor, Academic Partnerships

When he's not running 5Ks dressed as Batman, surfing on cardboard or making videos to recruit monks — Nathan Byrne is probably at Newsy managing the day's editorial content. Or drinking coffee. Or both. Byrne covers media for Newsy, specializing in stories at the intersection of tech, entertainment and business. He also teaches a class on mobile video news and media analysis at the Missouri School of Journalism. Byrne previously worked as the eMedia Manager for KQTV in St. Joseph, Mo. He's lucky enough to have the best wife and sons in the world, as well as a pretty awesome dog.

  Recent Work
Oxfam worker Louisa Hammer takes a dress from a rail that has been sold via their online store.
Getty ImagesU.S.

How Fashion Went From Elite to the Streets

Defense Secretary Mattis
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Defense Secretary Mattis' Ultimatum To NATO: Increase Defense Spending

Donald Trump and a Twitter icon.
Getty Images / TwitterPolitics

Are Federal Agencies Subtweeting President Trump?

Gordie Howe dead at 88
Getty Images / Gregory ShamusSports

'Mr. Hockey' Gordie Howe Dead At 88

Everything you know about mitochondria is wrong.

So, Mitochondria Aren't Actually The Powerhouse Of The Cell After All

Prince performs at the 10th Anniversary Essence Music Festival at the Superdome on July 2, 2004, in New Orleans.
Getty Images / Chris GraythenU.S.

The Artist Known As Prince Is Dead At 57

Recording artist Merle Haggard performs during the opening night of The Smith Center
Getty Images / Ethan MillerU.S.

Country Legend Merle Haggard Dies At Age 79

Boutros Boutros-Ghali United Nations Secretary General
عثمان وقاص چوہانWorld

Former UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali Dead At 93

view of flowers and tributes placed outside David Bowie's apartment on January 11, 2016 in New York, United States. Bowie passed away on Sunday, January 10th at the age on 69 after an 18 month battle with cancer.
Getty Images / D DipasupilU.S.

Fans Pay Tribute To David Bowie Outside His Soho Residence

Nobel PrizeSci/Health

Chemistry Nobel Prize Honors 'Toolbox For DNA Repair'

WMAR / Amy AubertU.S.

Police In Freddie Gray Case Will Be Tried In Baltimore

Scott Davidson / CC BY 2.0U.S.

NY Governor Staffer Reportedly Shot, In Critical Condition


The 'Full House' Reboot Should Make Fun Of Itself

Getty Images / Chip SomodevillaPolitics

Miss. Congressman Alan Nunnelee Dies At 56

Getty Images / Sean GallupPolitics

Obama Asks For Paid Leave In SOTU Speech

Enlil2 / CC BY SA 3.0Sci/Health

Christmas Trees And Bugs Are Seemingly Symbiotic

San Diego Zoo Safari ParkSci/Health

Is There Any Hope For The Northern White Rhino?

Gage Skidmore / CC BY SA 2.0Business

PlayStation Network Outage Blamed On 'Lizard Squad' Hack

Nate Grigg CC BY 2.0Sci/Health

More Babies, More Happiness? Maybe Not If You Have 3

Getty Images / Zach GibsonU.S.

Supreme Court On Same-Sex Marriage Appeals: Maybe Later

Getty Images / Thomas LohnesWorld

Chinese Hack Military Contractors, Can U.S. Be Indignant?

Getty Images / Oli ScarffBusiness

Starbucks Rethinking Visible Tattoo Ban For Employees

Flickr / U.S. NavyWorld

Black-Box Locator Sent Out In Malaysia Airlines Search

The Plain DealerSci/Health

TVs In Children's Bedrooms Linked To Weight Gain

Wikimedia Commons / NBCEntertainment

Father Of TV Sketch Comedy Sid Caesar Dead At 91

Motion Picture Association of AmericaEntertainment

New Movie Trailer And Marketing Guidelines Fluster Studios

The Times And DemocratU.S.

S.C. Campus Shooting Spurs Manhunt For 4 Suspects

Flickr / thetaxhavenBusiness

Warren Buffett Might Pay $1B For Your March Madness Picks


Philadelphia School Shooting Injures 2, Suspect In Custody

Fort Worth Star-Telegram / Ron T. EnnisSci/Health

Husband Sues To Take Pregnant Wife Off Life Support