Jeffrey Newton spent 14 years as a producer for 60 Minutes, primarily covering war in hot spots around the globe. He was the first senior producer for Vice, HBO’s groundbreaking weekly news magazine. After Vice, Newton was hired as senior producer by National Geographic to help run its eight-part documentary series Chain of Command, which focused on the US military’s global fight against violent extremism.
Newton has reported from some of the most dangerous hot spots, including Somalia, Iraq, Afghanistan, Bosnia and Kosovo. He’s a multiple Emmy winner, multiple Edward R. Murrow Award recipient and Dupont Award Winner. He has also won awards for war reporting from the Overseas Press Club of America. He has been an adjunct advisor for the Columbia journalism school documentary program for seven years.