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Amy Chacon, Executive Producer
Amy Chacon is a six time Emmy Award-winning producer. Amongst her biggest successes is ‘The Amazing Race’ for CBS, which she oversaw for 13 seasons.
Amy began her career in documentaries and drama at the flagship Public Broadcasting station WGBH in Boston. She worked extensively on the six part documentary BBC/WGBH series, ‘The Mind of a Murder,’ which unraveled the mind of mass murderer Kenneth Bianchi, one of the Hillside Strangler murderers in Los Angeles.
Amy spent four years at CBS News on ‘The Evening News with Dan Rather,’ where she covered major and breaking stories such as the L.A. Riots and the O.J. Simpson murder trial. She also produced the entertainment beat for the program’s ‘Eye on America’ series.
More recently, Amy produced the pilot for an American version of the British hit series, ‘The Choir’. The pilot earned an order for a 10 episode series and Amy will continue on as Executive Producer.