Zachary Green
Associate Producer, NewsHour Weekend

Zachary Green

As part of the associate producer "Dream Team" (as they refer to themselves) at NewsHour Weekend, Zachary Green produces and assists in the production of many of the segments featured on NewsHour Weekend. This includes shooting, writing, and editing such pieces as "No Comment" ( and "Digital Death" ( Before joining NewsHour, Zachary was an associate producer for Need to Know on PBS.

Zachary's Most Recent Stories

  • July 3, 2016

    While cable companies provide internet services for the majority of Americans in urban areas, many rural residents have been left on the dark side of the digital divide. According to a report by the Federal Communications Commission, 34 million Americans lack access to high speed Internet — 23 million of them in small towns and rural areas of the country. Now, some communities are banding together through internet cooperatives to build their own high speed networks. NewsHour Weekend Correspondent Ivette Feliciano reports. Continue reading

  • June 11, 2016

    A half century after its premiere, the songs of “Fiddler On The Roof” are known around the world. The musical’s lyricist Sheldon Harnick, 92, is set to receive a lifetime achievement award this Sunday at the 70th annual Tony Awards on Sunday. He spoke with the NewsHour’s Zachary Green about the story behind some of Broadway’s most famous numbers. Continue reading

  • June 5, 2016

    In 1994, strict immigration policies in California, supported by then­-GOP Gov. Pete Wilson, mobilized the Latino community into political action. The work of immigrants rights advocates, along with demographic changes in the Golden State, turned the home of Ronald Reagan into one of the most reliably Democratic states in the country. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield looks at the history lesson behind California’s immigration politics and what it can teach us about where the country might be heading on the issue — plus what it might mean for this year’s presidential election. Continue reading

  • April 10, 2016

    Yazidis, a religious minority in Iraq who have been persecuted by Islamic State militants, have turned to the sometimes dangerous job of searching for truffles for income. IEDs can be hidden in the fields. They earn about $8 on an average day for finding and selling about 6.5 pounds at the local market. Continue reading

  • March 20, 2016

    A recent poll revealed that only 21 percent of Americans think the country is heading in the right direction. So what happens in a democratic society where understandable grievances have tuned many citizens angry? NewsHour Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield looks back at a long-ago late winter and two nations that responded in very different ways. Continue reading