Zach Purser Brown

Washington, D.C.

Political Video Editor covering the White House, Capitol Hill and the 2020 campaign

Education: Cambridge University, BA Middle Eastern Studies

Zach Purser Brown is a political video editor covering the White House, Capitol Hill and the 2020 campaign for The Washington Post. He relocated to Washington, D.C., in 2019 from Sky News in London, where he covered Westminster politics and Brexit. He previously worked for BBC Newsnight and has reported from Central Asia and Iran.
Latest from Zach Purser Brown

    How the MAGA squad supercharged political toxicity in Congress

    A group of Trump loyalists has seen its influence grow in Congress amid demands for political purity among Republicans.

    December 15, 2021

      Rand Paul's history of voting against disaster relief

      Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) wrote to President Biden following tornadoes in Kentucky asking for disaster relief funds, despite his long history of voting against it.

      December 15, 2021

        Public health officials on what we know — and don’t — about the omicron variant

        Public health officials took to the airwaves on Dec. 5 to outline the dangers posed by the omicron coronavirus variant as cases were reported across the U.S.

        December 5, 2021

          Trump's powerful hold over the GOP

          More than 10 months after leaving office, former president Donald Trump maintains a powerful hold over the Republican party.

          November 29, 2021

            What we know about the new omicron variant

            A new coronavirus variant was detected in southern Africa on Nov. 25. Here’s what we know about it.

            November 26, 2021

              Bannon indictment divides Republicans on Trump, the party’s future

              Across the Sunday shows, Republicans disagreed on Nov. 14 about the future direction of the party after Stephen K. Bannon was indicted by a grand jury.

              November 14, 2021

                Democrats insist Build Back Better bill will pass, despite divisions

                Democrats took the airwaves on Nov. 7 to insist that the Build Back Better bill would pass, despite some in the party voicing concerns.

                November 7, 2021

                  Jayapal says Democrats almost have the votes to pass Build Back Better

                  Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) described her frustration with lengthy negotiations on the Build Back Better act in an interview with The Washington Post Nov. 5.

                  November 5, 2021

                    Spanberger spells out concerns for Democrats in vulnerable districts

                    Speaking to the Washington Post, Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D- Va.) spelled out the frustration felt by Democrats in vulnerable districts.

                    November 3, 2021

                      The politics of climate change

                      As President Biden heads to COP26, he faces tough political challenges. White House reporter Annie Linskey and London Bureau Chief William Booth explain.

                      October 21, 2021