Meet the Team

Dave Franco

Videographer

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
CNN / New York Times debate stage
Getty ImagesPolitics

12 Candidates Square Off In Ohio Democratic Primary Debate

Children at an HHS-operated facility.
U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesSci/Health

Separated Migrant Children Experience Long-Lasting Mental Impacts

Millennial consumers are a big part of the clothing rental market
StoryblocksBusiness

Growth Of Sharing Economy Illustrates Unclear Future For Ownership

 U.S.

Uncorked: A Newsy Investigation Of The Elite Wine World

A manual accompanies and an eight hour mental health first aid class.
Dave Franco/NewsyU.S.

You Can Learn Specialized First Aid To Better Address Mental Health

Getty ImagesPolitics

DEA Says It Will Expand Access To Marijuana for Research

climbers on an indoor rock wall
Newsy staffSci/Health

How Adaptive Climbing Is Helping Veterans Fight PTSD

Rural county populations across Kansas have grown since the ROZ program began
Dave Franco/Newsy StaffPolitics

Rural Areas Turn To Student Debt Repayment To Curb Population Decline

Dayton police officers return to search for more evidence at the scene of the August 4th mass shooting
Getty ImagesU.S.

Report: Connection Between Mental Health & Mass Violence Is Overstated

Vigil in El Paso
Dave Franco / NewsyU.S.

El Paso Community Stands Together In The Wake Of Tragedy

Maggie Hanna, a cattle rancher
Dave Franco / NewsyU.S.

Getting Mental Health Care Is Harder In Rural America

A woman video conferences with a doctor.
 Sci/Health

Telemedicine Can Save Lives In Rural Areas, But It's Still Hard To Get

Lori Alhadeff, mother of slain student Alyssa Alhadeff, is now a member of the Broward County School Board.
NewsyPolitics

Most Florida Schools Won't Arm Teachers After State Says They Can

Plastic packaging around beauty products
Dave Franco / NewsyU.S.

How The Beauty Industry Is Trying To Send Less To The Landfill

Jevon Stevens will likely lose his voting rights July 1st.
NewsyPolitics

Some Floridians Will Lose Their Right To Vote (Again) July 1st

Sybrina Fulton poses with supporters
NewsyPolitics

Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon Martin's Mother, On Her Run For Public Office

Inside a recycling plant that makes fiber from single use plastic bottles.
REPREVESci/Health

A Reuse-Heavy Circular Economy Could Help Lower Plastic Pollution

A farmer harvests plants
 U.S.

How Far Can Urban Farming Go To Solve Food Insecurity?

Attorney Sarah Weddington speaks with Newsy's Alex Miller
NewsyPolitics

Roe V. Wade Attorney: 'The Opponents Are Going Way Too Far'

Man dresses as a Chinese Railroad Worker at the 150th Anniversary of the First Transcontinental Railroad
Dave FrancoU.S.

What Does It Take To Rectify The History Of Chinese Railroad Workers?

Katie Gruman has filed several insurance appeals, citing mental health parity.
Dave Franco / NewsySci/Health

How Mental Health Parity Complications Are Hurting Patients

Kenny Wong, A Chinese Railroad Worker Descendant
Dave FrancoU.S.

How Do You Honor Your Ancestors When They've Been Erased From History?

A member of the Guardian Patriots at the U.S.-Mexico border
Newsy / Dave FrancoPolitics

Are Armed 'Guardian Patriots' At US-Mexico Border Breaking The Law?

Maggie Whittum suffered a stroke at 33.
Newsy StaffU.S.

Why More Young People Are Having Strokes

If you need to talk to someone, text "CONNECT" to the Crisis Text Line at 741741.
 U.S.

The Number Of U.S. Kids With Mental Health Issues Is Growing

Dave Franco, NEWSY staffPolitics

Why People Of Color Are Being Shut Out Of The Cannabis Industry

James Dann of Thornton, Colorado pauses at at the Columbine Memorial Park on April 20, 2009 in Littleton, Colorado.
Getty ImagesU.S.

How Trauma Affects Survivors Decades Later

A woman walks by a mural in downtown El Paso.
Newsy / Dave FrancoU.S.

Border Closure Delayed, But Anxiety Still High For El Paso Community

A tractor sprays in a field of wheat plants.
 U.S.

The Herbicide Debate In Monsanto's Cancer Lawsuit Is Complicated

Zach Cartaya, a Columbine High School massacre survivor, cofounded the Rebels Project, a nonprofit that connects survivors.
Dave Franco / NewsyU.S.

For Mass Shooting Survivors, Talking Is Critical For Mental Health