Session Speaker

David Gelber


David Gelber

Biography

David Gelber served as Ed Bradley’s producer at 60 Minutes for 25 years, during which he won every major journalism award, including a Peabody, two DuPont Awards, and eight Emmys. During the 1990s, Gelber was executive producer of Peter Jennings Reporting at ABC News. He spent two winters in Sarajevo producing documentaries on the Bosnian Conflict. He returned to CBS News in 1996 to head the Ed Bradley Unit. Gelber and Scott Pelley won the Emmy for best investigative story of 2010 for a story on medical charlatans who peddle bogus stem cell therapy to patients dying of ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease). Gelber is cocreator and Executive Producer of Years of Living Dangerously, which has just received two prime-time Emmy nominations.

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