Simon Surowicz | Columbia Journalism School

Simon Surowicz

Adjunct Faculty 

Broadcast Documentary

Simon Surowicz is an award-winning producer with over 20 years of experience in broadcast news. He has worked at NBC News, CBS News "60 Minutes," and, for the last 14 years, at ABC News' Investigative Unit with Brian Ross. He produced a broad range of stories: from a revealing look at Zairian President Sese Seko Mobutu's kleptocracy to the harvesting of organs from executed Chinese prisoners, to Bayer's role in the experimentation on concentration camp inmates, to a one-hour ABC News PrimeTime special on the largest diamond heist in history.

Simon has received several Emmy and IRE Awards, a George Polk, a DuPont, a Peabody and an Overseas Press Club award. Most recently, he designed and managed ABC's Investigative Web site "the Blotter," and is currently teaching investigative journalism at the School of Continuing & Professional Studies at New York University.

Simon speaks several languages and is a native of Antwerp, Belgium, where he studied political science. He is shooting a documentary on the "Artisans of Arthur Avenue."




701 Pulitzer