William Brangham is a producer, cameraman and correspondent for PBS NewsHour Weekend. Over the last year, he’s reported from Iran, across Western Europe, and many parts of the United States.
During his career, Brangham has worked on projects for The New York Times’ television division, ABC News, National Geographic and Frontline. Prior to joining the NewsHour, he was a producer and correspondent for Need to Know on PBS, and before that, for Bill Moyers Journal. His work has been nominated several times for an Emmy Award, and received a special award from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism for excellence in reporting on race in America.
Brangham was an early adopter of the “shooter-producer” model of digital journalism, and has been filming his own stories for over twelve years. Last year, he was an adjunct professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
William's Most Recent Stories
- October 11, 2014
As San Francisco considers a tax on sugary beverages, NewsHour Weekend spoke with residents as they bought their favorite drinks. We asked: if the price of their beverage of choice increased, would it change their consumption behavior? Continue reading →
- August 1, 2014
Since recreational marijuana sales began at the beginning of this year in Colorado, sales of edibles – items like pot-infused sodas, chocolates, brownies and gummy bears – have become hugely popular. Unfortunately, because of inconsistent labeling and potency, many inexperienced consumers have inadvertently eaten far more THC than they intended. THC is the main psychoactive substance in marijuana. Continue reading →
- July 2, 2014
Following a campaign by gun-control groups, retailing giant Target changed its position on letting armed customers into its stores. Continue reading →
- December 19, 2013
In the public’s imagination, France is renowned for many things: its cuisine, its culture, as well as a very open embrace of female beauty. You can’t seem to walk a city block in Paris without noticing scantily-clad models showcasing France’s … Continue reading →
- November 17, 2013
Manila-based freelance journalist Barnaby Lo has been covering some of the most devastated areas of his country ever since Typhoon Haiyan raked across the Philippines on Nov. 8. He spoke to NewsHour Weekend via Skype on Sunday from Cebu City, … Continue reading →