MEET LIZ MCLAUGHLIN

Liz McLaughlin is a multimedia journalist with a passion for working both behind and in front of the camera. She shoots, writes, edits, reports and enterprises original stories for a variety of digital platforms.

From breaking news to exclusive features, Liz produces hyperlocal content on a deadline. Her work as a reporter/photographer has been featured on various media outlets including FOX Nation.

Liz currently produces content for NBC News Channel. She authors scripts and edits video that is distributed and aired across the country – by NBC affiliates, CNBC, MSNBC and network news.

Liz also does freelance film work including assisting in the production of a full-length documentary, Chasing the Mad Lion. As a reporter and photographer for Reesenews, she covers local and state news with a focus on experimental and innovative storytelling.

As an intern for NBC News in New York City in 2009, Liz learned from the fast pace of network television and discovered journalism was her passion. In the breaking news and special events department, Liz operated chyrons curing NBC specials, covered national events including the presidential inauguration and the Inside the Obama White House Special with Brian Williams.

Liz went on to intern for the investigative unit at ABC 11 Eyewitness News in Durham, NC where she investigated stories that were picked up locally and nationally. An iTeam investigative report on the Jeep Grand Cherokee lead to a federal investigation. Liz was also awarded the ABC/ Walt Disney scholarship in 2010.

Liz graduated from the University of North Carolina in 2011 where she was a reporter for Carolina Week, providing weekly video contributions to the award-winning show. She was also a contributor to Reesenews and the Student Free Press Association.

When she doesn’t have a tripod on her back, she has a Droid in her pocket eager to take on new roles as a journalist.

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Liz McLaughlin is a passionate journalist interested in political and breaking news reporting. She has interned with NBC News in New York and with ABC 11 Eyewitness News in Durham, NC. Liz was awarded the ABC/ Walt Disney Scholarship in 2010. She currently serves as a reporter for Carolina Week and maintains a news blog at www.thatreporter.com

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