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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.

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AP ImagesPolitics

Muted Protests Across The Country After States Fortified Security

Supporters of President Donald Trump climb the west wall of the the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington.
AP Photo/Jose Luis MaganaU.S.

Capitol Attack Shocks The World, Hurts U.S. Global Standing

Pro-Trump rioters breach the Capitol
Associated PressU.S.

Where Was The National Guard When The Capitol Was Breached?

President Trump campaigns in Georgia

Fact-checking President Trump's Georgia Phone Call

Health workers don protective equipment

States Run Up Against Deadline To Spend COVID Aid

Two Confederate statues on display in the U.S. Capitol
Mai Nolasco-Carranza / NewsyPolitics

Confederate Statues Still Standing in U.S. Capitol

Sewage testing in Florida

Widespread Sewage Testing For COVID Still A Pipe Dream


Sheriffs, Criminologists Worried About Coming FBI Crime Data Loss

Seven-year-old Jaydon Zeema of the Hopi Tribe in Arizona on the laptop provided by his school.
Chad Lindstrom, ABC15, PhoenixSci/Health

COVID-19 Deepens Digital Divide For Tribes

A line outside Central Union Mission in Washington, D.C.
Zach Cusson / NewsySci/Health

Long Waits For Covid Tests, Donated Food Mark Start Of Holiday Season

Former state representative Lawrence Roberts
Pennsylvania House of RepresentativesPolitics

Plaintiff In Trump Election Lawsuit Is A Former State Lawmaker

Twitter "Account Suspended" message

Twitter Suspends MAGA Rally Group, QAnon-Linked Founder


Counted On: The Final Tally


Counted On: Record Voter Turnout Takes Toll On Registrars


QAnon-Linked Organizer Calls Rallies Last 'Peaceful' Unity Attempt

Chad Lindstrom, ABC15, PhoenixU.S.

Hopi Tribe Races To Expand Access To Clean Running Water

A drive through testing site in rural Wahoo, Nebraska
Wahoo, NebraskaSci/Health

Hundreds Of Rural Counties Are In COVID Testing Deserts


Counted On: Behind The Scenes With A County Electoral Board

Categories of crime data overlayed with crime scene video
image by Zach CussonU.S.

FBI Crime Data Could Go Away For One In Four Police Agencies

Scott DannenfelserPolitics

Counted On: Rule Changes, High Demand, Virus Press Election Officials

President Trump at the White House
White House poolPolitics

The Timeline Leading To President Trump Testing Positive For COVID-19

Ballot booths

Not Paying A Price For Voting Twice

A ballot box

Online Ballot Tracking Is Reliable But Not Perfect

Alex Brandon / AP and Mary Altaffer / APU.S.

Trump And Biden Visit 9/11 Memorials In New York And Pennsylvania

Virginia's COVIDWISE exposure notification app
Patrick TerpstraSci/Health

Privacy Fears Keeping People Off New COVID-19 Tracking Apps

A letter carrier delivers mail.
U.S. Postal ServicePolitics

Postal Service Board Lacks Experience — And Bodies

Arizona State University Campus
Arizona State UniversitySci/Health

Colleges Sit On Emergency Cash Meant For Students

Schoolboy waiting for a bus with a mask during covid pandemic

Other Countries Find Age Matters When Reopening Schools

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