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EMMY AWARD WINNING 60 MINUTES PRODUCER, DIRECTOR AND WRITER
Barbara Dury is a multi award winning Senior Journalist, Writer and Executive Producer. As a 60 Minutes producer for more than two decades, Ms. Dury produced more than one hundred 60 Minutes news documentaries.
Ms. Dury has also produced major documentaries in the digital space for Retro Report with her work airing via the New York Times Website. Her work internationally has included expert training of journalists, designing and implementation of trainings for international participants in countries that include Jordan, Palestine, Syria, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Thailand.
Ms. Dury is responsible for launching the first independent television news station and Web TV channel in Jordan, developing capacity-building programs for senior level reporters and development of two ethics and standards manuals
• Dury Media LLC
2008 Executive Consultant
Hired by international news organizations and executives to work with talent, train journalists on long form story telling and news production management. Trained more than 250 journalists in Jordan, Palestine, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Thailand Developed and launched A Web TV Channel in Amman Jordan, three Investigative/Research Reporting Centers in Bangladesh and Thailand and a Premiere News Magazine Broadcast. Developed two ethics and standards books currently being used internationally.
• RETRO REPORT, New York, NY
2013-2018 Producer, Writer, Director
Developed documentaries from pitch to final edit, which aired via the New York Times, PBS News Hour, Aqui y Ahora and The American Experience. Contributed to the development of an online living library, revitalizing major historical news stories. These include: The McMartin Pre-School case, the sixteen distinct personalities of Sybil, the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo in Argentina, the history of Lobotomy and the Robert Bork, Neil Gorsuch hearings.
• CCTV (CGTN) MEDIA LINKS, Washington, DC –
2011-2013 Executive Producer
Developed and launched CCTV Media Links News Magazine, Americas Now. Directly managed and trained a team of 25 journalists; including 12 on-air correspondents positioned in various locations in Latin America.
• INTERNEWS, Islamabad Pakistan
2011 Senior Resident Journalism Advisor
Managed and directed a team of 13 in the establishment of journalism programs and partnerships with universities and press clubs throughout the Khyber region of Pakistan. Responsible for hiring and managing several long and short-term consultants and trainers, managed budgets and weekly reporting on the progress of the program to the funder. Trained and mentored staff of journalists.
• CBS News – 60 Minutes
1981-2007 Producer, Associate Producer, Researcher
Engaged viewers with outstanding storytelling, of more than100 segments. These included the Emmy award winning, Forgotten Veterans, Israel and Palestinian conflict, Whistleblowers, the Challenger disaster and 9/11.