Megan Hughes is a Washington correspondent for Bloomberg Television. She reports on the Obama administration and Congress, and specializes in tech policy and health care.
In addition to covering the financial crisis throughout both the Bush and Obama administrations, Hughes also reported extensively from the campaign trail in the 2008 and 2012 presidential elections. She was on the ground in Iowa for the caucuses, in battleground Ohio for Super Tuesday, and on the National Mall for inauguration day. She has covered state labor disputes in Wisconsin and Ohio, the gay marriage debate in California, and the impacts of the Affordable Care Act around the country. She was inside the Supreme Court for the arguments for and against the health care law, and she was among the first to accurately report the justices' decision to uphold it.
Hughes has also reported internationally, covering world events and feature stories in countries including South Africa, Thailand and the DMZ in South Korea.
Prior to joining Bloomberg Television, Hughes was a Washington-based freelance reporter for outlets including CNN Newsource and Hearst. Before that, she was a Washington correspondent for Cox Media Group. Hughes also spent four years as a local news reporter for WRAL-TV in Raleigh and WIS-TV in Columbia, South Carolina.
A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Hughes earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.