Zach Everson | Washington, DC-based journalist.

Conde Nast Traveler Trump International Hotel Washington, DC
CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER

Inside the World’s Most Controversial Hotel

The Trump International Hotel Washington, DC was expected to take its place among the crown jewels of DC’s travel scene. Now it’s also become a magnet for protestors, a West Wing Annex, and—possibly—the center of a constitutional crisis.


Fast Company: Why Instagram Is the Best Window into Trump-Era Corruption

FAST COMPANY

Why Instagram Is the Best Window into Trump-Era Corruption

Twitter may be the president’s id, but the image-sharing platform better reflects the ethos of the Trump era—the conflicts of interest, the naked ambition.

THE DAILY BEAST

Trump’s D.C. Hotel Gave a Sweetheart Rate to a Pro-Immigrant Worker Group

The group happened to be lobbying for policies that benefit the president’s other businesses.

ABOUT

Zach Everson

Zach Everson: Writer. Editor. ConsultantI’m a Washington, DC-based journalist, most recently contributing to The Daily Beast and Fast Company, least recently to Gawker Media and some content farms. Interested in the Trump International Hotel Washington, DC of late. Download my résumé.

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Somebody hire @Z_Everson and keep him on the beat! He’s an essential voice covering the Trump Hotel in downtown D.C.

David Fahrenthold, journalist, Washington Post

FOX NEWS

Trump Uses D.C. Hotel Opening to Plug Brand Triumphs

Republican nominee Donald Trump celebrated the under-budget and ahead-of-schedule opening of his D.C. hotel.

THE DAILY BEAST

Trump Hotel Settles Millions in Liens for Unpaid Work

In one case, a contractor was paid after getting a phone call from “Trump.”

FAST COMPANY

How Trump’s D.C. Hotel Works to Help Swamp the Drain

Amazon Web Services was among the sponsors of a recent conference at the hotel, raising concerns about conflicts of interest.

TWITTER

Trump Hotel D.C. Sightings

A Twitter thread in the thousands covering what’s happening at the Trump Hotel D.C.


Louisville Magazine The Deerslayer

LOUISVILLE MAGAZINE

The Deerslayer

What happens when an Obama-loving, latte-swilling, self-described liberal elitist who’s never fired a gun at a living creature—and thinks poorly of those who have—is persuaded to try deer hunting in Kentucky? He ends up with a pair of antlers on his wall.

Backstreets Bruce Springsteen Devils & Dust Norfolk Virginia

BACKSTREETS

Trust, Faith and Fear on Veterans Day in Norfolk

It was Veterans’ Day and Bruce Springsteen was playing in Norfolk, VA, home of the world’s largest naval station. Normally my brother, the first person in my house growing up to own a Springsteen recording, would have sat next to me at the show. Only he’s an F-14 pilot deployed in the Persian Gulf.

Former Server: Lynn's Not Quite Paradise

EATER

Former Server: Lynn’s Not Quite Paradise

A landmark Louisville restaurant shutters after my reporting calls into question the legality of its tip-pooling policy.

Condé Nast Traveler 11 Questions about the Future of Space Travel Answeredt

CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER

11 Questions about the Future of Space Travel Answered

Space tourism will happen. It’s just a matter of when—and how.

Medical News The future of the VA Medical Center in Louisville

MEDICAL NEWS

“The future of the VA Medical Center in Louisville”

This front-page feature on a contentious issue won the Society of Professional Journalists’ Louisville chapter’s award for best healthcare reporting in 2010.


Trump Hotel DC is a ridiculous place, nobody has been doing a better job documenting it than @Z_Everson.

Anthony DeRosa, digital production manager, “The Daily Show”

Wall Street Journal: Louisville, Ky.: Day at the Races

WALL STREET JOURNAL

Louisville, Ky.: Day at the Races

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KET’S KENTUCKY AFIELD

Deer Hunt Boot Camp



CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER

Snapchat: Austin to Costa Rica

SECRETS OF LOUISVILLE CHEFS

Mussel and Burger Bar Guest Taster




…@Z_Everson, one of the very best chroniclers of Trump’s DC hotel, just a few blocks from the West Wing.

Asawin Suebsaeng, journalist, The Daily Beast

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