GERRY WAGSCHAL
 Resume TELEVISION EXPERIENCE: Jan. ’06 – Present. (ABC News), NY, NY. Since Jan. 2015, Coordinating Investigative Producer, Specialized Units. (Prior to this I was a producer). I oversee and produce investigative reports for ABC’s Specialized Units and contribute to all ABC News programs. Nov. ’04 – Nov. ’05. Freelance Producer/Writer for programs including, A Current Affair, America's Most Wanted, and CNN's Nancy Grace. Obtained first exclusive television interview with Joran van der Sloot, the prime suspect in the disappearance of missing teenager, Natalee Holloway, for A Current Affair. July ’02 – Oct. ’04. Celebrity Justice (Telepictures), NY, NY. New York Bureau Chief. Supervised New York staff, and produced and wrote reports for daily syndicated news magazine program about celebrities and the courts. Obtained exclusive interview with Whitney Houston’s father about his lawsuit against his daughter. July ’01 – June ’02. Disclosure, Canadian Broadcasting Corp. (CBC–TV), NY, NY. Investigative Producer. Directed, produced, supervised research, and wrote investigative reports for CBC news magazine program. Sept. ’99 – June ’01. the fifth estate (CBC–TV), NY, NY. Investigative Producer. Directed, produced, and wrote reports for CBC-TV’s flagship investigative program. July ’98 – Aug. ’99. W-Five, Canadian Television Network (CTV NEWS), Toronto. Investigative Producer. Produced investigative reports for national news magazine program. Won RTNDA Canada award for hidden-camera investigation exposing a bogus travel agency. Jan.’94 – April ’98. Newswatch (CBC–TV), Montreal.Investigative Producer/Reporter. Produced investigative reports for Newswatch, CBC-TV’s local evening newscast in Montreal, and for CBC-TV's evening newscast covering Edmonton and Calgary, (1994-1995). Jan. ’93 – June ’93. A Current Affair (FOX TV), NY, NY. Story Coordinator/Producer. Obtained phone interview with cult leader David Koresh. NEWSPAPER EXPERIENCE: 1993-1994 New York Post, New York, New York. Reporter. 1990-1991 Suburban Weekly Papers, Montreal, Quebec. Reporter. 1988-1989 Montreal Daily News, Montreal, Quebec. Reporter. EDUCATION: Fordham Law School (Evening Division) 2006-2009 New York. Obtained Juris Doctorate in February 2009. G.P.A 3.41. Dean’s List: 2008-2009. Evening Student of the Year. Member of NY and NJ Bars. McGill University, Faculty of Law (Special Student) Montreal, 1996 – 1997. Received Leon Levinson Award (for selected journalists to study law). Concordia University Montreal, 1984 – 1987. B.A., Creative Writing and English Literature. Banff Centre for the Arts Banff, Alberta, 1985. Creative Writing Fellowship, (summer session). AWARDS: 2000 – RTNDA Canada Dan McArthur award for investigative journalism. 1999 – Gemini Awards, Nomination. 1998 – Canadian Association of Journalists Award. 1997 – Columbus International Film and Video Festival, Hon. Mention. 1996 – Columbus International Film and Video Festival, Hon. Mention. 1996 – Columbus International Film and Video Festival, Hon. Mention. 1995 – Canadian Association of Journalists Award, Finalist. 1995 – Columbus International Film and Video Festival, Hon. Mention. 1994 – Columbus International Film and Video Festival, Bronze Plaque. 1994 – Columbus International Film and Video Festival, Hon. Mention. 1994 – Yorktown Short Film & Video Festival, Golden Sheaf Award. 1993 – Gemini Awards, Nomination. REFERENCES: Available upon request. SKILLS: New York State Licensed Private Investigator; French speaker; proficiency in Accurint, Autotrack, LexisNexis, MS Word, and WordPerfect software. OTHER: Triple nationality/American, Canadian and German Citizen.