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
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?

A 2015 study showed 62 percent of Americans stress over things like scheduling, money & staying healthy during the holidays.

The Difference Between Holiday Blues And True Anxiety Or Depression

Technology is only partially responsible for teen inactivity, WHO says.

81% Of The World's 11-To-17-Year-Olds Aren't Active Enough

A father and son after the shooting at Saugus High School on Thursday, Nov. 14.
Getty ImagesSci/Health

After A Shooting, Mental Health Needs Are Immediate

Saugus High School on Nov. 15, 2019.
Newsy StaffU.S.

Emergency Training Helped Victims Minutes After California Shooting

Pre-school students are among the thousands of children who faced traumatic evacuations in on November 8, 2018.
Newsy StaffU.S.

Assessing Kids' Mental Health A Year After The Camp Fire

Crosses line the road leading into Paradise, California.
Newsy StaffU.S.

Mental Health Struggles Set In As Camp Fire Anniversary Nears

Crews removed debris near burned out cars in Paradise, California.
Newsy StaffU.S.

Public Health Concerns Remain One Year After CA's Deadliest Fire

A town sign outside Paradise, CA
Newsy StaffU.S.

A Year After The Deadly Camp Fire, Paradise Is Still Cleaning Up

Inerviewing the Mayor of Paradise, CA
Newsy StaffU.S.

Mayor On Camp Fire Anniversary: "We're Not Survivors, We're Pioneers"

Nola Hyland and Betsey Landis
Newsy / Dave FrancoU.S.

Los Angeles Residents Say They're Getting Used To Wildfire Evacuations

A fire crew leaving base camp to go fight the Getty Fire
Newsy / Dave FrancoU.S.

A Look At The Firefighters Working To Contain The Getty Fire

Madison Webb, 22, undergoes chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer.
Madison WebbSci/Health

22 Year Old Breast Cancer Patient Shares Challenges Of Young Diagnosis

Newsy/Dave FrancoPolitics

Creators Of New Voter Mapping Tool Hope To Expand Electorate In 2020

CNN / New York Times debate stage
Getty ImagesPolitics

12 Candidates Square Off In Ohio Democratic Primary Debate

Children at an HHS-operated facility.
U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesSci/Health

Separated Migrant Children Experience Long-Lasting Mental Impacts

Millennial consumers are a big part of the clothing rental market

Growth Of Sharing Economy Illustrates Unclear Future For Ownership


Uncorked: A Newsy Investigation Of The Elite Wine World

A manual accompanies and an eight hour mental health first aid class.
Dave Franco/NewsyU.S.

You Can Learn Specialized First Aid To Better Address Mental Health

Getty ImagesPolitics

DEA Says It Will Expand Access To Marijuana for Research

climbers on an indoor rock wall
Newsy staffSci/Health

How Adaptive Climbing Is Helping Veterans Fight PTSD