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Zach Cusson


Zach Cusson is a videographer/editor with the investigative unit in D.C. Prior to joining Newsy, Zach was a creative director for a D.C. based production agency where he constantly pitched his clients on documentary projects. He received his bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism from Emerson College and has had a camera in his hands ever since. Through his work, Zach hopes to help people understand and empathize with as many facets of the human experience as possible.

  Recent Work
A line outside Central Union Mission in Washington, D.C.
Zach Cusson / NewsySci/Health

Long Waits For Covid Tests, Donated Food Mark Start Of Holiday Season

Former state representative Lawrence Roberts
Pennsylvania House of RepresentativesPolitics

Plaintiff In Trump Election Lawsuit Is A Former State Lawmaker

Twitter "Account Suspended" message

Twitter Suspends MAGA Rally Group, QAnon-Linked Founder


Counted On: The Final Tally


Counted On: Record Voter Turnout Takes Toll On Registrars


QAnon-Linked Organizer Calls Rallies Last 'Peaceful' Unity Attempt

Chad Lindstrom, ABC15, PhoenixU.S.

Hopi Tribe Races To Expand Access To Clean Running Water

A drive through testing site in rural Wahoo, Nebraska
Wahoo, NebraskaSci/Health

Hundreds Of Rural Counties Are In COVID Testing Deserts


Counted On: Behind The Scenes With A County Electoral Board

Categories of crime data overlayed with crime scene video
image by Zach CussonU.S.

FBI Crime Data Could Go Away For One In Four Police Agencies

Scott DannenfelserPolitics

Counted On: Rule Changes, High Demand, Virus Press Election Officials

President Trump at the White House
White House poolPolitics

The Timeline Leading To President Trump Testing Positive For COVID-19

Ballot booths

Not Paying A Price For Voting Twice

A ballot box

Online Ballot Tracking Is Reliable But Not Perfect

Alex Brandon / AP and Mary Altaffer / APU.S.

Trump And Biden Visit 9/11 Memorials In New York And Pennsylvania

Virginia's COVIDWISE exposure notification app
Patrick TerpstraSci/Health

Privacy Fears Keeping People Off New COVID-19 Tracking Apps

A letter carrier delivers mail.
U.S. Postal ServicePolitics

Postal Service Board Lacks Experience — And Bodies

Arizona State University Campus
Arizona State UniversitySci/Health

Colleges Sit On Emergency Cash Meant For Students

Schoolboy waiting for a bus with a mask during covid pandemic

Other Countries Find Age Matters When Reopening Schools

Students at Oregon State University
Oregon State UniversityPolitics

Struggling Universities Pay Lobbyists To Find More Coronavirus Aid

5-year-old Joseph Marotta
Serese MarottaSci/Health

Surprise Hurdles Slowed The Last Big Vaccine Race

U.S. Rep Deb Haaland
Photo by Carrie CochranU.S.

The Capitol Through Her Eyes

Mifeprex packaging
Zach Cusson / NewsySci/Health

Judge Rules Providers Can Mail The Abortion Pill During Pandemic

Kimberley Byrd
Family photoSci/Health

3 Teachers Shared A Classroom; All Got COVID-19

Prescription Denied: Accessing The Abortion Pill graphic
Andrew Lawler / NewsyPolitics

Prescription Denied: Accessing The Abortion Pill

People on airplane
Amanda Davis 

Why Masks On Flights Still Aren't Required By Law

Prescription Denied: Accessing The Abortion Pill graphic
Andrew Lawler / Newsy graphicsPolitics

Prescription Denied: Accessing The Abortion Pill (Trailer)

Mailer supporting psychedelic drug decriminalization
Zach Cusson / NewsyU.S.

The Push To Decriminalize Psychedelic Drugs

Steven Senne / APSci/Health

Protests Haven't Fueled Coronavirus Surges As Officials Feared

"Justice for Floyd" painted on burned building
Ryan Brennan/FreelancerU.S.

Multicultural Districts Hit Hard By Twin Cities Fires