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Danny Matteson


Danny Matteson is a producer and editor who joined Newsy full-time in 2012. He has produced content for Newsy as well as partnered content for Time, Mashable, The Weather Channel, PolitiFact, Cracked, Intelligence Squared and Digital Trends.

Recent Work
An arrangement of fentanyl test strips
Mark Lennihan / APSci/Health

More Politicians Stepping In To Legalize Fentanyl Testing Strips

A person wearing a shirt that says "Make TikToks."
Ng Han Guan / APTech

Newsy Investigates: TikTok's Misinformation Challenge

President Joe Biden
Andrew Harnik / APU.S.

President Biden's First Year: New Chapters To Old Conflicts Overseas

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman, left, and Russian deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov attend security talks
Denis Balibouse / APPolitics

No Progress Seen After Russia-U.S. Talks Over Ukraine Tensions

Vice President Kamala Harris speaks to mark the first federal Maternal Health Day of Action
Manuel Balce Ceneta / APU.S.

The Biden Administration's Push To Tackle Maternal Deaths

Hallmark winter holiday movies

Hundreds Of Holiday Movies Hitting The Small Screen This Season

A bridge under construction

How Far Will The Infrastructure Bill's $1.2 Trillion Go?

Buddhist monk Bhikkhu Bodhi

A Buddhist Monk's International Journey To Combat Climate Change

Two actors view a camera on the set of "Squid Game"
Netflix / Noh JuhanEntertainment

Growing Demand For Non-English Series, Films


Special Report: Before The Water Runs Out

Video provided by The Moab Police Department shows Gabrielle “Gabby” Petito talking to a police officer on Aug. 12, 2021.
The Moab Police Department / APU.S.

National Search Underway For Gabby Petito

A man gets a COVID-19 vaccine in Kinshasa, Congo.
Feature Story NewsSci/Health

Vaccine Hesitancy Rampant In Congo

Feature Story NewsSci/Health

Youth Climate Activists Remobilizing In Europe

Young Afghan refugees

Europe Welcoming Afghan Refugees

Firefighters battle the Caldor Fire one small blaze at a time.

Caldor Fire Closes In On Tahoe

The UK Parliament in session
UK ParliamentWorld

“Was Our Intelligence Really So Poor?”

Displaced women and children in a camp in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Rahmat Gul / APWorld

Future Of Afghan Women Under Threat

Doctor performs ultrasound

Bill Proposes Paid Leave After Pregnancy Loss, IVF Failures

Graphic of Delta variant's spread

Is Herd Immunity Out Of Reach?

Person uses Facebook on a smartphone
AP Photo / Pavel GolovkinTech

Law Enforcement Agencies Routinely Request Americans' Personal Data

A proof of vaccination sign is posted at a bar in San Francisco.
AP Photo/Haven DaleySci/Health

Is Proof Of Vaccination Enough To Slow Delta Spread?

Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx
Megan Smith / NewsyU.S.

Chicago's Top Prosecutor Battles Critics Amid Surge In Gun Violence

Chicago White Sox public address announcer Gene Honda

How Gene Honda Became An In-Demand Voice For Sports' Top Events

Prince holds a 2010 news conference at The Apollo Theater announcing his "Welcome 2 America" tour in New York.

Amid Legal Battles, Prince's Estate Releases Album 'Welcome 2 America'

TikTok stars
Newsy / Danny MattesonEntertainment

Lollapalooza Spotlights Some Of TikTok's Biggest Musicians

Face mask requirements are posted at the various entrances at the Rose E. McCoy Auditorium at Jackson State University.
AP Photo/Rogelio V. SolisSci/Health

Medical Lessons Learned So Far During The Pandemic

A sign in support of Dr. Michelle Fiscus

Latest COVID-19 Wave Not Immune From Politics

Susan Walsh/APPolitics

U.S. To End Combat Mission In Iraq

Official with the Wuhan Institute of Virology speaks to reporters
Mark Schiefelbein / APU.S.

Chinese Officials Reject New W.H.O. Plan To Probe COVID-19 Origins

Dominique Dawes with Reporter Amber Strong

Push For Perfection: The Mental Pressure Of Elite Sports