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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
Armed police watch protesters in Seattle
AP Photo/Elaine ThompsonU.S.

Former Police Officers Explain The 'Blue Wall Of Silence'

President Donald Trump
AP/ Susan WalshPolitics

Lawmaker Has 'Far More Questions' After Russian Bounty Briefing

Anti-abortion rights protester

Supreme Court Strikes Down Louisiana Abortion Law

Open letter to "White American Theater"
We See You, White American TheaterU.S.

Actors And Playwrights Call Out Racism In 'White American Theater'

Cameraman films inside a car with police officer.
Paramount Network / "Cops"Entertainment

Cop Shows Are Facing Major Scrutiny Amid Calls For Racial Justice

Philonise Floyd, a brother of George Floyd, is sworn in during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on changes to policing.
Erin Schaff/The New York Times via AP PoolU.S.

George Floyd's Brother Begs Congress: "Stop the pain."

Minneapolis City Council member speaks
Jerry Holt / Star Tribune via Associated PressU.S.

What Does 'Defund The Police' Mean?

Social media brand images decrying racial injustice

Brands Are Calling Out Racial Injustice. But Are The Messages Sincere?

A group of protesters march against police brutality in Washington, D.C., on June 6, 2020.
Megan Smith / NewsyU.S.

Protester: We Need To Stay Vigilant For Decades To Come

Volunteers with Print to Protect make face shields in D.C.
Megan Smith / NewsySci/Health

D.C. Student Started A Network Of 3D Printers To Provide PPE

Grandmother, mother and child watch TV

Asian Americans Are More Represented In The Media Than Ever Before

Different celebrity chefs raising money online for small family farms.

Celebrity Chefs Are Raising Money For Struggling Family Farms

Elmo hosts a late night show
HBO Max / "The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo"Entertainment

Run Out Of Stuff To Watch? HBO Max Is Launching This Week


Food Drive 'Pop-Ups' Serve Hungry Americans

Exterior of Washoe Theater in Montana

What Does The Post-Pandemic Future Of Movie Theaters Look Like?

Alamo Heights Baptist Church pastor Bobby Contreras
Eric GayAssociated PressSci/Health

To Open Or Not? COVID-19's Physical And Financial Blow To Churches

The storefront window of The Last Bookstore in Los Angeles.
The Last BookstoreEntertainment

Local Indie Bookstores Are Facing A 'Daily Fight' Against The Pandemic

Film titles on Netflix.
Newsy / Megan SmithEntertainment

What Are People Actually Watching During The Pandemic?

Service dog

The Path Forward: More Veterans Requesting Service Dogs Amid Pandemic

Worker picks up a canned food item at a food bank

Food Banks See Rise In Demand As Donations Dip

Save the Children workers pack boxes of books for self-quarantined children.
Save the ChildrenSci/Health

Nonprofits Are Still Supporting Their Communities Amid The Pandemic

Volunteer call center
Alexandria Medical Reserve CorpsSci/Health

Medical Reserve Corps Hotline Helps Community Amid Pandemic

Person wearing mask

Experts: Pollution Dips May Be Worse For Climate Long-Term

Vote by mail
Ross D. Franklin / APPolitics

Democrats Urge Congress, States To Adopt Vote-By-Mail

The Senate is working on a third stimulus package.
Susan Walsh / APSci/Health

Senate Begins Work On Third Coronavirus Package


From Vendors To Parts, U.S. Election Infrastructure Widely Unregulated

Person wearing mask in airport
Megan Smith / Newsy 

Travel Industry Bracing For Coronavirus' Impact

Biden supporters at a campaign event in Jackson, Mississippi

Biden Campaigns in Mississippi, Sanders Skips Out

Jobs for home health aides are expected to increase
AP ImagesPolitics

Low-Paying Jobs Undermining Labor Force Gains Made By Female Workers

David Plouffe
Newsy | Megan SmithPolitics

Obama Campaign Manager David Plouffe Discusses Warren's 2020 Exit