Suzanne McCabe

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As Editor of the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps, I work with young journalists as they report on stories that kids care about--everything from coverage of sporting events, Broadway plays, and movie debuts to presidential elections, environmental threats, and technological breakthroughs.

Last year, many of our reporters could be found on the campaign trail, talking to the candidates, political experts, and voters about an unprecedented election. Our reporters also sat down with First Lady Michelle Obama in the White House Map Room, country music star Tim McGraw in his Nashille studio, and Lin-Manuel Miranda backstage at the Ridchard Rodgers Theatre after a performance of his groundbreaking Broadway musical, Hamilton

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Lara with Julia Keleher, Puerto Rico's Secretary of Education

Hurricane Maria: A First-Person Account

Suzanne McCabe

October 11th, 2017

A former Kid Reporter describes how the Category 5 storm affected her and the island of Puerto Rico.

A Kid Reporter’s Life

Suzanne McCabe

May 11th, 2017

Our reporters talk with musicians, actors, activists—and a First Lady.

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Nathan Adrian, Michael Phelps, and Ryan Murphy display their gold medals during a victory lap after winning gold in the 4 x 100-meter medley relay final, the last men's swimming competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Team USA Dominates at the Games

Suzanne McCabe

August 16th, 2016

A former Kid Reporter watches U.S. swimmers make history.

A Kid Reporter's Life — Video

Suzanne McCabe

June 3rd, 2016

If you have a nose for news, consider becoming a Kid Reporter. The deadline to apply is September 23. For more information, go to

Want to Be a Kid Reporter?—Video

Suzanne McCabe

September 18th, 2015

The deadline to apply is September 25.