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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
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

Donald Trump

Trump Could Face New Legal Headaches As An Ex-President

National Guard troops seen through a fence
Patrick Terpstra / NewsyPolitics

Few Spectators Attend Inauguration Amid Security Clampdown, Pandemic

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