Dave Franco

Dave Franco

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 hand dryer inside a restroom.

What's The Risk Of Using A Hand Dryer In A Public Restroom?

Joggers in a park

What's The Risk Of Catching COVID-19 If Someone Runs By Me And Coughs?

ICU nurses at the hospital.

What's It Like To Be An ICU Nurse Treating COVID-19 Patients?

Open window with plants

What's The Risk Of Opening Your Windows?

People howl outdoors

The Story Behind A Social Movement Encouraging People To Howl

Hospital sign with directions to the ER

What's The Risk Of Catching COVID-19 If I Go To An Urgent Care?

What's The Risk of Getting COVID-19 From Mail

Apartment building

What's The Risk of Getting COVID-19 Through A Wall

Plasma from formerly sick COVID-19 patients contain antibodies that can help boost other patient's immune systems.

How Do Antibody Testing and Antibody Treatments For COVID-19 Work?

Person with dog on leash

What's The Risk Of Getting COVID-19 If I Let Someone Pet My Dog?


Long-Term Ventilator Use For COVID-19 Can Be Damaging

Plasma and blood are separated in a test tube.

How Reliable Are COVID-19 Antibody Tests?

Research for new drugs must go through many steps and FDA approvals before widespread use.

How Clinical Trials For Potential Coronavirus Treatments Work

Researcher works inside a lab at Colorado State University to fight COVID-19.

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.

How Small Businesses Are Pivoting In The Coronavirus Pandemic

Ventilators can range from five to fifty thousand dollars.

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

Screening measures and temperature checks are just some changes at hospitals nationwide.

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.

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

Medical staff inside a biocontainment unit

Inside The Biocontainment Units Caring For Coronavirus Patients

Ambulance worker with protective mask

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.

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.

As Coronavirus Spreads, Trump Proposes Public Health Funding Cuts

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

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