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Zach D. Roberts

Photo-Journalist, Investigative Researcher

 zdroberts [at]

Greg Palast Productions, New York, NY June 2006 – present

U.S. Producer and Researcher

  • Act as Webmaster for,
  • Conduct book research
  • Photograph events in which Greg Palast appears
  • Developed and expand Greg Palast’s social network
  • Create promotional flyers using Quark and Photoshop
  • Acted as coordinating producer on “Big Easy to Big Empty” (Disinfo DVD)
  • Co-produced  “The Vultures,” “Steal Back Your Vote! with Robert F. Kennedy Jr.” and others for BBC Newsnight and Democracy Now! “The Election Files” and “The Assassination of Hugo Chavez” for LinkTV and FreeSpeechTV
  • Edited various films for BBC Newsnight
  • Successfully Headed $100,000 fundraising effort for the Palast Investigative Fund (501c3) in 2008
  • Co-wrote and Edited “Steal Back Your Vote” a comic book that appeared in The Progressive, The Nation and on the Rachel Maddow Show
  • Lead Researcher on “Mitt Romney’s Bailout Bonanza” for The Nation Magazine

The Shannyn Moore Show, Anchorage, AK June 2010– Present

Freelance Producer

  • Advised on social media
  • Research, editing and booking interviews April 2010 – Present

Writer/Videographer June 2010-Present

NY Bureau Chief

  • Long form Photo-essays and video reports
  • Original investigations
  • Covered Occupy Wall Street November 2011-Present

Freelance Writer/Photographer

  • Coverage of Occupy Wall Street – Photo-essay, video and print
  • Book and Film reviews

The Public Record. September 2009-Present

Writing and Video Contributor

  • Opinion columnist and investigative pieces
  • Video interviews with NY Senatorial candidate, BP Oil Commission Member

Huffington Post, New York, NY January 2010 to May 2011

Freelance videographer/writer, Winchester, KY. February 2007- August 2010

Video Production Supervisor

  • Developed video interview series for the site, creating YouTube pages
  • Videos cross posted at many other sites including Gawker sites and Newsarama


Freelance Photography Published

The UK Observer Newspaper, Chronicle for Higher Education,,, The Palladium Times, Campus Progress,,, Penguin Books

Computer Knowledge: Photoshop CS, Quark, Microsoft Works, Microsoft Excel, Final Cut Pro, DVD Studio Pro


2004-2006 SUNY Oswego, Oswego, NY. Political Science, concentration in human rights · 2001-2003. Studied art photography and Political Science at Syracuse University · 1999-2001. Studied film and Poli Sci at SUNY Purchase

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