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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.

Recent Work
Baby formula

Newsy Investigates The Baby Formula Monopolies

Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson speaks with senators.
Andrew Harnik / APPolitics

What Ketanji Brown Jackson Means For Future Of Black Women On SCOTUS

Model depiction of the town of Louisville, Kentucky

The Model City: How Police Reform Failed In Breonna Taylor's Hometown

A candlelight vigil in Mayfield, Ky.

Newsy Investigates: OSHA Violations At Candle Factory Hit By Tornado

A COVID-10 antigen test

Newsy Investigates: COVID-19 Rapid Tests Struggle To Win FDA Approval

Patrick Terpstra / NewsySci/Health

Newsy Investigates: What Led To The Shortage Of At-Home COVID Tests

Bob Freeman, owner of The Buena Vista Cafe
Navy photo courtesy Bob FreemanU.S.

How Being A Veteran Cost A Restaurant Owner A Bite Of COVID Relief

Man works outdoors during pandemic

The Future Of Work Post-Pandemic: In The Office, Remote, Hybrid?

A man at a memorial wall outside the remains of Champlain Towers South.

Cities Trust, But Don’t Always Verify, Safety Of High-Rises

Texas DA stands with rape survivors and announces reforms
Facebook/Travis County District AttorneyU.S.

Texas DA Apologizes To Rape Survivors, Agrees To Reforms

The U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

Jan. 6 Corporate Freeze On Campaign Donations Begins To Thaw

Dante Ferrando owns the Black Cat club in Washington, D.C.
Patrick Terpstra / NewsyBusiness

COVID Aid To Small Venues At A Trickle

A police misconduct souvenir coin for sale

Newsy Investigates: Coins Depicting Police Misconduct For Sale

Music store co-owner Terri Senecal
Zach Cusson / NewsyPolitics

Newsy Investigates: Bureaucratic Blunders Block Small Business Relief

Zach Cusson / NewsyU.S.

Abortion Pill Gets Fresh Look As FDA Launches Review Of Restrictions

A worker receives a COVID-19 vaccine

Amid Pandemic, Workplace Air Quality Standards 'All Over The Place'

Carolina Sanchez at a demonstration for workplace safety in Colorado.

What Happened To Biden’s Plan To Fight COVID-19 In Workplaces?

A SWAT officer points a shotgun at night while working the streets

FBI Sees Surge In National Use-Of-Force Database Participation

Beer at a brewery
Zach Cusson / NewsySci/Health

Businesses Hunger For Cash As Feds Sit On $271B In Unspent Aid

Jeff Wick, NewsyU.S.

Despite Billions in Public Funding, Rural Broadband Still Lags

George Floyd, Breonna Taylor murals
Associated PressU.S.

As Chauvin Trial Begins, Activists Demand Justice for Breonna Taylor

Activist holds Breonna's Law sign
Carrie Cochran / NewsyU.S.

No-Knock Warrant Ban Won't Pass In Breonna Taylor's Home State

Iowa state Rep. Bobby Kaufmann, R-Wilton, sponsor of voting legislation.

Newsy Investigates: Who’s Behind Push For Stricter Voting Rules?

Boxes of N95 masks stacked in a Texas warehouse.
Michael Bowen / Prestige AmeritechSci/Health

Why You Can't Find An N95 Mask Despite Plenty For Sale

Boxes of suspected counterfeit N95 masks
Queens District Attorney's OfficeSci/Health

Newsy Investigation: How Fake N95 Masks End Up In Hospitals

A temporary fence protects the U.S. Capitol.

Experts Have Ideas For How To Secure The U.S. Capitol Without A Fence

A temporary fence at the U.S. Capitol

In Years Before Riot, Congress Kept Knocking Down Plans For A Fence

Examples of misinformational posts

Taking A Look At Manipulated Images On Social Media

Deepfake video of Tom Cruise compared to original video
Instagram / vfxchrisumeU.S.

Deepfake Videos Are Getting Better, And The Pentagon Is Worried

abortion pill package
Zach Cusson / NewsyU.S.

Abortion Pill Providers Forced To Cancel Shipments To Patients