While the lede attracts readers to an article, it’s the nut graf that provides the meat of the story, showing why readers should care about the information.
With more than 25 years of experience as a journalist, Megan Hamilton has held the position of Staff Reporter for newspapers such as the Modesto Bee. She's also freelanced for newspapers such as the San Jose Mercury News and the Sacramento Bee. In addition, Megan freelances for online publications such as Everyday Health, Kudzu, Gather, and the Yahoo! Contributor Network
Megan has written about the National Rifle Association, politics, crime, environmental issues, health, the sciences, gardening, wildlife, and pets. She is a hard-nosed journalist who is not afraid to ask tough questions. She does, however, have a soft spot for animals.