Zach Cusson

Zach Cusson

Zach Cusson

Investigative Photographer

Zach Cusson is an Emmy-nominated visual journalist with the Scripps News Investigative Team. In his five years with the team, he's covered a variety of subjects including police misconduct, abortion access, and drug policy. Through his work, Zach hopes to instill a sense of empathy and a better understanding of the human experience in his audience. When he finally puts down the camera, you can likely find him in the climbing gym, getting caught up on anime, or walking his dog.

Recent Work
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

Confederate Statues Still Standing in U.S. Capitol

Sewage testing in Florida

Widespread Sewage Testing For COVID Still A Pipe Dream

Split screen of police imagery

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.

COVID-19 Deepens Digital Divide For Tribes

A line outside Central Union Mission in Washington, D.C.

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

Former state representative Lawrence Roberts

Plaintiff In Trump Election Lawsuit Is A Former State Lawmaker

Twitter "Account Suspended" message

Twitter Suspends MAGA Rally Group, QAnon-Linked Founder

Newsy 2020 Counted On - Tracking the Election Process

Counted On: The Final Tally

Counted On: Record Voter Turnout Takes Toll On Registrars

Pickup trucks with Trump flags

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

Hopi Tribe Races To Expand Access To Clean Running Water

A drive through testing site in rural Wahoo, Nebraska

Hundreds Of Rural Counties Are In COVID Testing Deserts

Counted On - Tracking the Election Process

Counted On: Behind The Scenes With A County Electoral Board

Categories of crime data overlayed with crime scene video

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

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

President Trump at the White House

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

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

Virginia's COVIDWISE exposure notification app

Privacy Fears Keeping People Off New COVID-19 Tracking Apps

A letter carrier delivers mail.

USPS Governing Board Seats Vacant, Members Lack Experience

Arizona State University Campus

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

Struggling Universities Pay Lobbyists To Find More Coronavirus Aid

5-year-old Joseph Marotta

Surprise Hurdles Slowed The Last Big Vaccine Race

U.S. Rep Deb Haaland

The Capitol Through Her Eyes

Mifeprex packaging

Judge Rules Providers Can Mail The Abortion Pill During Pandemic

Kimberley Byrd

3 Teachers Shared A Classroom; All Got COVID-19