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

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
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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.
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Voters React to Moderate Democrats Call for Impeachment

Dawson Saint Jour
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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

Jonte Lee talking
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Dream Jobs: STEM Teacher

A hearing regarding D.C. statehood took place on Capitol Hill Thursday.

House Holds The First D.C. Statehood Hearing In 26 Years

Central American asylum seekers wait as U.S. Border Patrol agents take them into custody.
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OIG: Separated Migrant Kids Show Signs Of Post-Traumatic Stress, Fear

Aftermath of synagogue fire

Anti-Defamation League: Hate Crimes Are On 'Upward Trajectory'

Tyler Smith in class

Student Says President's Progress On HBCUs 'Not Going To Cut It'

Captain Jon Moro
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Dream Jobs: Ship Captain

Newsy's Alex Miller with Rep. Will Hurd

Retiring Lawmaker: GOP Must Take 'Inclusive Message' Nationwide


Asian American Voters Say They're Ready To Have An Impact In 2020

Floor of the New York Stock Exchange
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Survey: 3 In 4 Economists Believe U.S. Will Enter Recession By 2021

Person eats fried food at the Iowa State Fair

The Food Of The Iowa State Fair

Iowa farmer Morey Hill says he supports the trade war with China but the support is thinning.

Iowa Farmers Hear Out Candidates Amid Trade War


Iowa Voter Who Chose Obama, Then Trump Grapples With 2020

Iowa State Fair attendee wears a Julian Castro hat

Democratic Candidates Court Voters At Iowa State Fair

Chance Seales talks with Pastor Julie Pennington-Russell
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Dream Jobs: Pastor

Mansoor Ahmad Mansoor and his son
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Afghan Allies To The U.S. Risk Their Lives But Wait Years For A Visa

Muralist using a stencil
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Dream Jobs: Muralist

Former special counsel Robert Mueller

Mueller Responds To Lawmakers' Questions — Sort Of


Meet Bob Hoffman, The Harmonica Case Man

Sen. Jeff Merkley, (D-Ore.) is co-sponsoring legislation to allow marijuana businesses to access the banking system.
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The GOP-Led Senate Hearing on Weed Banking Is Huge. Here's Why.

Pills spilling from a prescription bottle
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Rouda Wants Transparency In How Opioid Crisis Funding Is Being Spent

Plane crash victims' family members

Plane Crash Victims' Families Demand Changes For Boeing 737 MAX

Robert Mueller
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Robert Mueller's House Judiciary Panel Testimony Delayed A Week