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Scott is an Emmy award-winning senior producer and writer for CNN's investigative unit. Based in the Washington DC bureau, Bronstein joined the network in October 2004. Bronstein has investigated and reported on a wide range of stories worldwide, including international terrorism, ISIS, military issues, human rights issues, government waste and fraud, corporate malfeasance, the environment and politics. He was a lead member of the CNN investigative team that recently earned a Peabody Award, an Edward R. Murrow Award, and an Emmy nomination for the network's exclusive year-long investigation into deadly delays at Veterans Affairs hospitals across the U.S.
Bronstein was a member of the CNN reporting team that covered both the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris in January 2015 and also the November 2015 attacks. Bataclan and stadium/café attacks later that year where 137 were murdered. He wrote and produced numerous stories on the attacks. Bronstein was part of CNN's team coverage of the 2011 Arab Spring, that won a Peabody award; he co-wrote and co-produced a special hour on Egypt, Tunisia and Bahrain, iRevolution.
He was also part of CNN's team coverage of the 2010 Gulf Oil Spill, which won a Peabody award, and he co-produced and wrote an hour special featuring Anderson Cooper on the survivors of the Deepwater Horizon. He wrote and produced a series of stories on murders of African Americans in Mississippi, exposing them as hate crimes.
Bronstein's CNN reports have been nominated for 2 other national Emmy awards. Before coming to CNN in 2004, Bronstein worked for years as a staff producer and writer for CBS News 60 Minutes, where he co-produced and wrote award-winning investigations from around the world, including stories on Untouchables in India, mercenaries in Africa, and the Taliban in Afghanistan. Bronstein produced and wrote for 60 Minutes correspondents Christiane Amanpour and Mike Wallace; his work with Amanpour won the national investigative Emmy award in 1998, and a story with Wallace was nominated for an Emmy in 2000.
Previously Bronstein was a staff producer and writer for National Geographic Television and Film, where he co-wrote, produced and directed several award-winning international documentaries, including the film Liberia: American Dream? which won the Alfred I. duPont Columbia award, and also the Overseas Press Club Edward R. Murrow award for best documentary. Before working in television, Bronstein worked for a decade as a print writer and reporter, mostly at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, where he won numerous awards.
Bronstein began his news career as a reporter for the NPR affiliate station KCFR, in Denver, Colorado, where he grew up. He earned his MS from the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University, in New York. He got his BA from the University of Denver, and attended Occidental College.
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