Meet the Team

Dave Franco


Dave Franco is a videographer for Newsy. He has worked in film and video for over a decade. He got his bachelor's degree in film from the University of Colorado at Denver. He hopes that through his work, he can bring clarity to the world as seen through the lens of a camera.

  Recent Work
Researcher works inside a lab at Colorado State University to fight COVID-19.
Colorado State UniversityU.S.

Colorado Lab Working On Vaccine, Disinfectant Against COVID-19

Child wearing mask

How COVID-19 Stress And Social Distancing Impacts Kids' Mental Health

Denver distiller Austin Adamson creates hand sanitizer.
Dave FrancoSci/Health

How Small Businesses Are Pivoting In The Coronavirus Pandemic

Ventilators can range from five to fifty thousand dollars.
Ventec Life SystemsU.S.

Why U.S. Hospitals Don't Have Enough Respirators and Ventilators

Screening measures and temperature checks are just some changes at hospitals nationwide.
Dave Franco / NewsyU.S.

What Hospitals Are Doing To Protect All Patients As COVID-19 Spreads

Doctor performs ultrasound

Little Known On How COVID-19 Impacts Pregnant Women, Babies

A lab worker tests samples

Why Is It So Tough To Get A COVID-19 Test In The U.S.?

Carl Goldman talks to Newsy about his Covid19 symptoms.
Carl GoldmanU.S.

What It's Like To Have COVID-19, From Patient Who's Had It For A Month

Medical staff inside a biocontainment unit
Nebraska MedicineU.S.

Inside The Biocontainment Units Caring For Coronavirus Patients

Ambulance worker with protective mask
AP Photo / Elaine ThompsonU.S.

Hospitals Brace For More Coronavirus Cases

The San Clemente Pier in Orange County, California.

Orange County House Democrats Now Playing Defense for Historic Seats

America's drug supply relies on overseas factories for many APIs, or active pharmaceutical ingredients, used in medications.

How Coronavirus Could Slow Down The U.S. Drug Supply

Paramedics in Hong Kong, China.
Getty ImagesSci/Health

Containing Coronavirus Could Affect The Availability Of Other Drugs

Wine pours into a glass.

Why Are More Women Dying From Alcohol Use?

Medical staff sterilize the main building of Jinyintan Hospital on January 22, 2020 in Wuhan, China.

New Research Shows COVID19 Spreads Easily In Hospitals

President Donald Trump.
Getty ImagesU.S.

As Coronavirus Spreads, Trump Proposes Public Health Funding Cuts

Remdesivir and Chloroquine are two drugs that could help the coronavirus fight
Gilead SciencesWorld

Doctors Are Hopeful A Mix Of Old And New Drugs Could Treat Coronavirus

Voters listen to candidates
Newsy / James PackardPolitics

Crunch Time: Democratic Candidates Make Final Plea To Iowans

A coronavirus patient is transferred by an ambulance in Hong Kong.
Getty ImagesWorld

The U.S. Still Isn't Sure How Coronavirus Spreads

Doctors perform brain surgery on a patient with severe OCD.

Inside A Risky, Rare Brain Surgery For OCD

A smart speaker and cell phone can connect patients with health records and medical information.
UC HealthSci/Health

Voice Technology In Hospitals Brings Benefits And Risks For Patients

Part of DHS's booth at CES 2020.
Newsy StaffSci/Health

At CES, The Government Wants New Tech For Public Health and Safety

A VR display at CES 2020.
Newsy StaffSci/Health

How Virtual Reality Could Help Patients Battling Substance Use

Wearable tech on display at CES 2020.
Newsy StaffTech

How Much Can Wearable Tech Influence Your Health?

Impossible meat at CES 2020.
Newsy StaffSci/Health

Your Meatless Protein Options Now Include Impossible Pork

Sex tech exhibitor Lora DiCarlo shows devices at CES 2020.
Newsy StaffSci/Health

This Year, Health And Wellness At CES Includes Sex Tech

A meditation session at The Mind Gym in Centennial, Colorado.

Inside A Gym For Your Mind And Mental Health

Health care and mass shootings top what is stressing out Americans, according to an APA survey.

This Year Americans Are Most Stressed About Gun Violence, Health Care

Dave Franco/NewsyPolitics

Pete Buttigieg Works To Gain Support Of Voters Of Color In Nevada

A proof-of-concept app that could help with the treatment of schizophrenia.
Newsy StaffSci/Health

Could Artificial Intelligence Help Patients With Schizophrenia?