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About Us: Alan J. Weiss

President & Executive Producer
6-time Emmy Award winning Executive Producer, Program Producer and Writer.

Alan's news experience began at ABC where he became the Senior Program Producer of the highest-rated local news program in the country: WABC-TV's Channel 7 Eyewitness News.

Handpicked by the ABC 0&0 station group to design a new early evening program, Alan created and launched the 5 O'Clock Eyewitness News.

As the journalist who broke the story on the John Lennon shooting, Alan received national recognition, as well as an Emmy.

He has covered major news stories around the world: the fighting in Lebanon and Chechnya, Son of Sam's capture, the shooting of Pope John Paul II, presidential campaigns and disasters ranging from hurricanes to blackouts…to the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center.

Some other career highlights:

A&E'S BIOGRAPHY: JAMES EARL JONES - Writer/Producer
Profile including: Robert Duvall, Harrison Ford, Sidney Poitier & George C. Scott.

JESSYE NORMAN SINGS FOR THE HEALING OF AIDS - Producer
Emmy-winning 90-minute PBS special with Ms. Norman, Elton John & Whoopi Goldberg.

EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE – Writer/Producer
Nationally syndicated 60-minute documentary, hosted by Walter Cronkite.

POLLING AMERICA - Executive Producer
Weekly news features for CBS THIS MORNING, hosted by Ernie Anastos.

PATH TO WAR - Writer/Producer
Nominated for 6 Emmys, one-hour documentary retracing the steps leading to WW II.

STATE OF THE UNION: UNDRESSED! - Line Producer
Comedy Central special, called "unprecedented live TV" by the AP.

KENNEDY AIRPORT: THE FIRST 50 YEARS - Executive Producer/Co-Writer
Documentary on the history of New York's International Airport. For WCBS-TV.

10TH ANNUAL COLGATE WOMEN'S GAMES - Program Producer
Emmy-winning WABC/ESPN broadcast of the nation's largest track and field event.

WRAP AROUND THE WORLD - Program Producer
90-minute PBS special live from 10 countries, including Russia, Israel, China & Brazil.

INSIDE CELL BLOCK F – Line Producer
One-hour special for Court TV shot on-location in a North Carolina jail.

Alan brings his extensive broadcast TV background to the corporate arena as well. In addition to producing for many of the nation's top companies and public relations agencies, Alan is often called upon as a consultant to advise clients on using video more effectively.


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