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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
WNBA star Brittney Griner
Alexander Zemlianichenko / APSports

Russian Judge Sentences Griner To 9 Years In Prison On Drug Charges

Abortion-rights activists protest outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.
Jose Luis Magana / APPolitics

Politicians Quickly Turn Campaign Focus To Issue Of Abortion

Abdullah Alaoudh, the Director for Gulf Issues at Democracy for the Arab World Now.

The U.S. Is Investigating Harassment of Saudi Dissidents

People attend an abortion-rights protest at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City
Rick Bowmer / APPolitics

The Reality Of Abortion Today

The Second Largest Minority
Library of CongressU.S.

The History Of LGBTQ Officers In The U.S. Intelligence Community

Lansing Police Department vehicle

Cities Rethink Traffic Stop Enforcement To Improve Community Relations

Consumers shopping at a grocery store

Consumers Look To Cut Costs, Make Extra Money As Prices Rise

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