Megan Thompson shoots, produces and reports on-camera for PBS NewsHour Weekend. Her report "Costly Generics" earned an Emmy nomination and won Gracie and National Headliner Awards. She was also recently awarded a Rosalyn Carter Fellowship to report on the issue of mental health. Previously, Thompson worked for the PBS shows and series Need to Know, Treasures of New York, WorldFocus and NOW on PBS. Prior to her career in journalism she worked in research and communications on Capitol Hill. She originally hails from the great state of Minnesota and holds a BA from Wellesley College and a MA in Journalism from New York University.
Megan's Most Recent Stories
- November 23, 2013
Rendering of the Earth’s magnetic field. Credit: ESA/ATG Medialab Three European satellites launched Friday on a mission to study why the magnetic field surrounding Earth appears to be weakening. The four-year study by the European Space Agency will collect data … Continue reading →
- NEWSHOUR WEEKENDNovember 23, 2013
A man carrying a water bottle passes a sign of boxer Manny Pacquiao following the recent super typhoon in Leyte, Philippines. Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images There is a bright spot in the typhoon-ravaged central Philippines. Cable operators have set … Continue reading →