Eric Strauss


Producer,  20/20, ABC News

Giving voice to the voiceless through digital storytelling  Judge

Eric M. Strauss is a Producer for ABC News 20/20 in New York City where he creates documentary, enterprise, investigative and breaking news segments from conception to broadcast. Duties include developing stories, directing camera crews, shooting footage, conducting interviews, writing scripts, and supervising editing. He has been honored with numerous awards including the Emmy, DuPont, Peabody, Edward R. Murrow and RFK Award while working on memorable projects including segments about Monica Lewinsky (Barbara Walters), Jaycee Dugard (Diane Sawyer), Mayor Giuliani on the day of the 2001 terrorist attacks, juvenile corrections, a day in the life of a social worker, teenage victims of domestic trafficking, and children battling to overcome Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.