Zach Merchant is an investigative reporter with the 11Alive Special Projects Unit. He specializes in uncovering government officials and agencies that fail to live up to their public promises. Zach’s stories have exposed government mismanagement, revealed police oversight failures, and helped change state law.
Before joining 11Alive, he reported for WUSA in Washington, DC while earning his law degree from Georgetown.
Zach’s investigations have been honored with two Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards.
He began his career at 13WMAZ in Macon and is thrilled to be back in Georgia.