Journalist, Author, Film Producer, Director
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Schechter’s media experience in the major U.S. corporate media is considerable. His career began as the “News Dissector” at Boston radio station WBCN. Later, Schechter was a producer for the ABC newsmagazine 20/20. He produced 50 segments for ABC and won two national Emmy Awards and was nominated for two others. His work has also been honored with the IRIS award, the George Polk Award, the Major Armstrong Award, and honors from the National Association of Black Journalists. Schechter joined the start-up staff at CNN as a producer based in Atlanta. In all, Schechter has reported from 49 countries.