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Steve Talbot is senior producer for video projects and the YouTube I-Files Channel at the Center for Investigative Reporting. In the 1990s, he produced a series of CIR documentaries for PBS Frontline, starting with "The Best Campaign Money Can Buy." He's written and produced more than 30 documentaries for PBS, including Frontline investigations of General Motors, Rush Limbaugh, Newt Gingrich, U.N. weapons inspectors in Iraq and the influence of money on judicial elections. From 2002 to 2008, he was the series editor of PBS Frontline/World, helping to launch and manage the TV program and website. Recently, Steve served as executive producer of Mimi Chakarova's expose of sex trafficking, "The Price of Sex." He began his television journalism career at KQED in San Francisco, where he was a staff reporter and producer for nine years and a PBS NewsHour correspondent. His work has won numerous awards, including Emmys, Webbys, Peabodys, a duPont-Columbia, an Overseas Press Club award and a George Polk.

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