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Claire St. Amant

Baylor University:
B.A. Professional Writing, Journalism Minor
Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Key Skills
Strong ability to multitask and meet deadlines
Eye for original reporting and exclusive angles
Capacity to stay positive in stressful situations

Work Experience
Host & Executive Producer
, Final Days on Earth with Claire St. Amant on PodcastOne (2021-present): Produce and host a true crime, investigative podcast for an international audience with over 1.4 million downloads.
Field Producer, CBS News, 60 Minutes (2019 – 2022): Developed and produced a variety of pieces as a Dallas-based contractor. Worked on tight deadlines with teams across the country to research and report stories for broadcast.
Field Producer, CBS News, 48 Hours (2014 – 2022): Developed and produced true crime episodes as a Dallas-based contractor. Covered breaking national news in Texas for CBS This Morning and The CBS Evening News. 25 producing credits across the CBS Network.
Managing Editor, CultureMap Dallas (2012 – 2014): Managed a team of staff and freelance writers for a daily news website covering Dallas/Fort Worth. Reported and wrote my own daily stories in addition to editing and managerial duties.
Assistant Managing Editor, People Newspapers (2011-2012): Assisted in editing three weekly community newspapers and helped maintain newspaper websites.
Staff Writer, People Newspapers (2010 – 2011): Wrote five stories weekly on issues in the Preston Hollow, Park Cities, and Oak Cliff neighborhoods.

Volunteer and Community Outreach
Peace Corps Volunteer
, Ukraine (2008 – 2009)
Editorial Board Member, Baylor Line Alumni Magazine (2016 to present)
Podcast Academy Mentor, (2023)

Honors and Awards
New York Press Club,
Special Event Reporting, CBS News/48 Hours, “Bringing a Nation Together” (2017)
Emmy Nomination, Field Producer, CBS News/48 Hours, “Bringing a Nation Together” (2017)
Dallas Bar Association
Stephen Philbin Awards for excellence in legal reporting (2014) (2012)
Editor & Publisher‘s 25 Under 35 (2012)

Notable Credits
60 Minutes “The State of Texas” (Field Producer, 5/3/20); “A Long Siege” (Field Producer, 7/7/20); “The Ranger and the Serial Killer” (Producer, 10/6/19)
48 Hours “The Plot to Kill Jamie Faith” (Development Producer, 4/9/22); “The Murdaugh Mysteries” (Producer, 10/30/21); “Chacey Poynter: Witness to Murder” (Development Producer, 1/18/20);  “The Vendetta” (Development Producer, 4/13/19)
Houston Chronicle “Ukraine Election: ‘An Allergy to Politics’,” (2/7/10)
Wall Street Journal “Not your Father’s Peace Corps,” (8/21/09)