Meg Malone


Meg Malone is a producer for Vermont Public Radio. She joined VPR in May 2016 as the digital producer for Vermont Edition.

She grew up in South Burlington and has a B.A. in journalism from Ithaca College and an M.S. in interactive media from Quinnipiac University.

Weathersfield residents gather in a gym for their informational town meeting on Saturday. A please check in sign is on a table at the front.
Betty Smith / VPR File

The annual Town Meeting Day is upon us all. Are you aware of your polling place? Do you know what issues are up for votes in your community and around the state? How do you plan to follow results? This is the post for you.

A yellow overlay on a polling place with people's legs visible with text that says Vermonters Are You Ready To Vote?
Photo: Angela Evancie / VPR File

It's time to V-O-T-E! But not feeling super R-E-A-D-Y? Our voter guide will help you brush up on Vermont's statewide candidates in this general election.

Kristina Naylor, of Dummerston, talks with Brattleboro school board member David Scholaes at an Act 46 Alternative Governance Structure meeting last year.
Howard Weiss-Tisman / VPR

On Friday, the Vermont Agency of Education will release a proposed statewide merger plan.

School boards that have not yet merged under Act 46 — and are instead seeking approval for their "alternative governance structure" plans — will be watching closely to see if their proposals were accepted.

A splitscreen of the Statehouse at left in winter and at right in spring
Taylor Dobbs (left), Emily Alfin Johnson (right) / VPR File

A TL;DR for the 2018 Vermont Legislative session, if you will.

Community members hold signs in favor of gun legislation in Brattleboro, Vt.
Howard Weiss-Tisman / VPR

The "March For Our Lives" will take place on Saturday, March 24, with a national march in Washington, D.C., as well as local events in Montpelier and other Vermont locations.

A "Vote Here" sign outside Burlington City Hall on Church Street.
Liam Elder-Connors / VPR

As we approach another year of this Vermont tradition, are you feeling behind on the issues people have been talking about around the state? Want to know how to stay up to date on results?

Mo, a recurring character from Bechdel's comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For, is drawn in black and white with an exasperated facial expression on the wall of Bechdel's exhibtion at the Fleming Museum
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Vermont has laid claim to cartoonist Alison Bechdel, making her its third (and current) cartoonist laureate. And now fans of Bechdel and those who are Bechdel-curious can see an exhibition of her work at UVM's Fleming Museum through May 20.

From left, Love signs in Plainfield, Grace Potter, the Jog Bra, Fezzik Wertlieb and witch windows.

Inspired by the always-radiant Linda Holmes' list of "50 Wonderful Things From 2017" for NPR's Monkey See blog, we bring you "17 Wonderful Vermont Things From 2017" (because 50 is a lot, you guys.)

Ground cinnamon in a spoon and cinnamon sticks on a table.
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Ever wonder where the spices you're using in holiday cooking or baking originated? Before they found their way to your kitchen cabinet? Well, we're going on a bit of a global adventure to find the answers.

Glasses, a book and a mug sit on a wood table in front of a couch with pillows.
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One of life's joys is losing yourself in the pages of a good read. As it gets colder outside, we're talking about books to cozy up with — and we want to hear what titles you suggest your fellow listeners check out.

Ski lift in Killington, Vermont in November 2016.
Mike Groll / Associated Press

A couple Vermont ski resorts are up and running, but instead of hitting the slopes, we're going to chat about some of the industry changes and challenges here in the state.

We've been thinking a lot about how we can turn what Vermont Edition airs live each weekday into a better podcast listening experience. And now it's time to fill you in on the changes we're going to make.

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In the midst of the cold weather and sometimes dreary days of winter, there is a certain appeal to curling up with a good book and getting lost in its pages for a little while.

Emily Alfin Johnson & Angela Evancie / VPR

According to the latest VPR Poll, Vermonters have been following the races for president and governor very closely. But the rest of the Vermont races, not so much. It's OK — that's where we come in.

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Cyclists were out enjoying the sunny weather in Middlebury this weekend, including some perched atop antique bicycles from the 1800s.

Book-lovers have the opportunity to mix and mingle with authors, poets and other readers at Brattleboro's The Lounge every Thursday night. 

Peter Hirschfeld / VPR file

Bruce Lisman, a Republican gubernatorial candidate, joined Vermont Edition for a one-on-one discussion. This interview is part of VPR's "Meet the Candidates" series, where we address a range of topics, but also want each participating candidate’s thoughts on four specific issues: gun control, taxes, marijuana legalization and health care.

Peter Hirschfeld / VPR file

Matt Dunne is one of three Democratic candidates for governor heading into the primary, and he joined Vermont Edition for a one-on-one discussion.

Angela Evancie / VPR file

Lt. Gov. Phil Scott is running as a Republication candidate for governor, and he joined Vermont Edition on Wednesday for a one-on-one conversation in advance of August's primary. 

Peter Hirschfeld / VPR

Peter Galbraith, a Democratic candidate for governor, joined Vermont Edition on Monday for a one-on-one conversation. This interview is part of VPR’s "Meet the Candidates" series, where we will address a range of topics, but also want each participating candidate’s thoughts on four specific issues: gun control, taxes, marijuana legalization and health care.