Maggie Green - Data Journalist at WTVD
Maggie Green is the Data Journalist for WTVD. California-bred and Tennessee-raised, she is excited to call North Carolina home.

After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies from Yale University, Maggie found her footing as a digital content producer at WMCTV in Memphis, Tenn., where she started a weekly events blog and reported on the Memphis Zoo.

Maggie then pursued her Master's degree at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where she studied investigative health care reporting and served as the science reporter for Uptown Radio, the school's weekly live radio broadcast-covering everything from astrophysics to the love hormone oxytocin to the technology behind asphalt, which is cooler than it sounds.

After graduate school, Maggie accepted a video fellowship at Inverse, a digital media company now owned by Bustle Digital Group, where she wrote, produced, directed, edited and appeared in videos about the mind and body.

Maggie has also taught dance and aerial arts professionally, studied the anti-inflammatory effects of compounds produced by endophytic fungi she collected from plants in the Amazon rainforest, toured internationally with a children's theatre company, and made pies and hard cider at a Vermont apple orchard (her favorite apple is the Rambour Franc, otherwise known as the Summer Rambo).

Now, she spends weekends playing with her rescue dogs Simon and Betty, powerlifting, and watching way too much TV.

Maggie's Stories
'The hospital is full:' COVID-19 cases still climbing in hospitals as emergency visits start to slow
For the thirteenth week in a row, Duke University Hospital reported 99-100% of its ICU beds were occupied on average each day.
Central North Carolina hospitals near capacity amid COVID-19 surge, worker shortage
At Duke University Hospital, the ICU has been at or near capacity for about the last two months.
'Society sees Black kids as more aggressive': School to prison pipeline prominent in some NC schools
In Durham, Black students are six times more likely than white students to be suspended -- a troubling statistic across several school districts that often leads to a student's first encounter with law enforcement.
Shootings occur every five hours this summer in North Carolina: I-Team
On average, there is one shooting every five hours or one incident every 4 hours and 48 minutes, according to the Gun Violence Archive.
North Carolina kids falling behind on scheduled childhood vaccination, doctors say
If kids don't get caught up on their vaccinations, doctors say, it could have huge consequences for their health.
Number of COVID-19 patients taking up North Carolina hospital beds continues to rise
The number of COVID-19 patients taking up North Carolina hospital beds continues to rise, according to federal data released each Monday.
Schools, flush with stimulus cash, moving slowly to spend it
Billions of dollars are flowing into North Carolina public school districts as part of COVID-19 relief efforts -- and there is still so much left in the bank.
500,000 vaccine doses in NC set to expire but health officials confident they won't be wasted
As of August 2, the state said 51,750 doses had expired before use. But that's less than 1% of the more than 7.6 million total doses state providers have received.
Coronavirus: Tracking North Carolina COVID-19 cases
As COVID-19 continues to spread through North Carolina, we're breaking down the data behind the impact of the virus on the Tar Heel state.