Vanessa Misciagna

Recent Work
Kevin Dahlgren kneels next to a person.
Scripps NewsU.S.

Portland homeless advocate says outreach is key to solving crisis

Amazon workers protest.
Scripps NewsBusiness

Amazon workers walk off the job, protesting recent company changes

Plastic waste seen on the coast of a body of water with boats
APScience and Health

UN committee begins discussions on ending global plastics pollution

Two WNBA players playing basketball
Ross D. Franklin / APSports

WNBA brings in record-breaking numbers opening weekend

The outside of The Sports Bra is shown.
Scripps NewsSports

'The Sports Bra' fosters community through supporting women's sports

A home under construction
Matt Rourke / APU.S.

Home sales are down across the country, new numbers show

People look near a bright sun.

Record-breaking heat wave continues in Pacific Northwest

Customers look at AR-15-style rifles
Lindsey Wasson / APPolitics

Washington becomes 10th state to ban assault weapons

A woman picks up a book at a library
Scripps NewsU.S.

Libraries giving youth access to titles amid wave of book bans

A Head Start classroom
Scrips NewsU.S.

Biden gets support in his push for more Head Start funding

Mosquito Fire in the Volcanoville community of El Dorado County, California.
Noah Berger / APScience and Health

Building a fire-resilient future with lessons of the past

Two deer graze on a field
Scripps NewsScience and Health

Wildlife across Western US starve to death amid unprecedented winter

A Native American man looks at Buffalo.
Scripps NewsLife

Understanding why Native American religion is linked to land

Graduate student Trish Hyde doing community outreach for local elections
Scripps NewsU.S.

High rent prices are pushing young adults to take political action

A Chicago Police Department vehicle is parked
Scripps NewsU.S.

Public safety debate fuels voters ahead of Chicago election

A child on a YouTube video
Scripps NewsTech

Are child influencers getting paid for their content?

Feminine hygiene products organized in a box
Scripps NewsPolitics

Advocates continue the push to end period poverty

Cordyceps, in the foreground, is a parasitic fungus that grows on, and eventually kills, caterpillars
Nathan Martin / APScience and Health

'Zombie Mushrooms' have a real, beneficial role outside of fiction

Arapahoe Basin Ski Area
Scripps NewsScience and Health

SHRED Act may bring much needed funds to national forests

Pictures of Levi Gorsuch and Danny Leonard.
Scripps NewsU.S.

Ranchers help LGBTQ+ community find acceptance in rural America

A bottle of buprenorphine.
Ted S. Warren / APScience and Health

The increased effort to train rural drug prescribers in buprenorphine

Hewan Kassa, owner of Endless Grind Coffee, works in her Colorado shop.
Scripps NewsBusiness

Black-owned businesses saw post-pandemic boom, but challenges remain

Lynn VanderWielen on the Samahra app on her phone.
Scripps NewsLife

Mom hopes to help multiracial families connect with app

A woman painting on a canvas
Scripps NewsLife

How we can reflect on Black History Month's theme of resistance

Travis Hawkes shows a TikTok account
Scripps NewsBusiness

Businesses tap into booming short-form social video

A horse eats from a bucket.
Scripps NewsScience and Health

Animal rescues see fewer adoptions, more surrenders due to inflation

A man stands outside a building with a clipboard.
Scripps NewsBusiness

Employers look beyond criminal records to make up for labor shortage

The Colorado Department of Transportation.
Scripps NewsU.S.

State governments rethink workforce housing during staffing shortage

A house being built by 3D printing technology
Emergent 3DScience and Health

3D-printed homes could be the future of wildfire recovery

Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Sign sign
Scripps NationalLife

There's An Increase In U.S. Historic Site Tourism