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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
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

National Guard troops in Washington
Patrick Terpstra / NewsyU.S.

National Guard's Crackdown In D.C. Cost At Least $21 Million

Workers remove concrete barriers near the White House
Patrick Terpstra / NewsyU.S.

Temporary Fence Near White House Begins Coming Down

NYPD officers
Wong Maye-E / APU.S.

Cities Banned Police Chokeholds But Allowed Other Neck Restraints

Law enforcement officers in Washington, D.C.
Twitter / @dfriedman33U.S.

It Wasn't Always Clear Who Patrolled DC This Week

Stained glass window
Zach Cusson / NewsySci/Health

Fauci: Church Choirs Still A Virus Risk Despite CDC Rescinding Warning

A city bus.
Patrick Terpstra / NewsyU.S.

Challenges Persist Aboard The City Bus

Navajo Nation members on a porch
Associated PressSci/Health

Native American Tribes Still Waiting On Help From CARES Act

A cook in the kitchen of Founding Farmers restaurant
Zach Cusson / NewsySci/Health

When Is A Group Too Big To Dine Out Together? The CDC Won't Say

Medical providers are seen wearing protective gowns.

Newsy Investigation: Health Care Workers Need More Medical Gowns

Nursery worker wearing mask
Madeline CarlSci/Health

Back To Work: Workers' Comp, Unemployment And Safety

A testing laboratory in Sterling, Virginia.
Zach Cusson / NewsyPolitics

Newsy Analysis: Virus Testing Rates Vary By State

Paid leave policy sign in Smithfield plant
Smithfield EmployeeSci/Health

Smithfield Makes Changes At Tar Heel Plant As COVID-19 Cases Rise

A worker at the Aperiomics lab in Sterling, Va.
Zach Cusson / NewsySci/Health

Newsy Investigation: Frustrated Labs Explain Untapped Testing Capacity

Tianna Edwards
Zachary CussonSci/Health

Some Business Owners Excluded From PPP Due To Criminal History

Smithfield Foods Headquarters in Virginia

Newsy Exclusive: Smithfield Workers React To Order Keeping Plants Open


Why Most Airlines Aren't Requiring Masks For Passengers... Yet

Package of Smithfield Bacon
Zach CussonSci/Health

Dozens Of New COVID-19 Cases Tied To NC Smithfield Pork Plant

Port Hueneme Beach in Ventura County, California

Beach Access Becomes A Hot Issue

A Metrobus driver in Washington, D.C.
Zach Cusson / NewsySci/Health

Transit Workers Account For Dozens Of COVID-19 Deaths