Zachary Green

About Zachary

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 Recent Stories

World Nov 11

Could indoor farming help address future food shortages?

By 2050, Earth’s population is expected to rise to 10 billion, while the resources on the planet continue to shrink. Researchers in the Netherlands are experimenting with one way to feed more people with less: growing crops indoors. NewsHour Weekend’s…

Nation Jun 24

Private prisons help with overcrowding, but at what cost?

The Obama administration last year announced it would phase out privately-run prisons, citing little benefits to public safety and higher rates of assault and violence on the inside. The Trump administration reversed that decision while pointing to potential increases in…

Arts Jun 03

Meet the writer of Marvel’s first queer Latina superhero

America Chavez, Marvel Comics’ first queer Latina superhero, is now featured in the groundbreaking solo series “America.” The comic was written by Gabby Rivera, who has a lot in common with her title character. NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano sat down…

Nation Apr 29

Corporations go overseas to avoid U.S. taxes

On Wednesday, the Trump administration announced a portion of its tax plan, including a cut in the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to a 15 percent. The plan aims to bring revenue back into the country from U.S. companies…

World Feb 25

Brexit stirs up old divides in Northern Ireland

In March, British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to begin the process of having the United Kingdom formally exit the European Union. While a majority of voters in the UK voted to leave the EU, voters in Northern Ireland…

Nation Jan 08

Should juveniles be incarcerated with adults?

While all states can charge juveniles as adults, often for the most serious crimes, North Carolina and New York do so for every 16- or 17-year-old, regardless of the offense. People who want to raise the age of adult responsibility…

Arts Dec 24

‘Othello: The Remix’ gives Shakespeare the hip-hop treatment

At the Westside Theatre in New York City, audiences are watching "Othello: the Remix," a retelling of William Shakespeare's classic play that transforms the protagonist into a rising hip-hop star. NewsHour Weekend's Ivette Feliciano sits down with the Q Brothers,…

World Dec 04

Rwanda was first to prosecute mass rape as war crime

A new documentary takes an in-depth look at the difficulties of prosecuting mass rape in international courts. “The Uncondemned,” in theaters this month, reviews the landmark case in Rwanda that changed how mass rape could be prosecuted as an act…

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