Executive Producer, ABC News' "Nightline"
James Goldston is the executive producer of "Nightline" and has overseen editorial content and production of the program since November 2005. "Nightline" is television's most esteemed late-night news program and is a premiere source for in-depth news, live interviews and investigative reporting.
Mr. Goldston joined ABC News in 2004 as a senior producer of primetime specials and investigative reports. He produced ABC's world exclusive investigation into Victor Conte, the figure at the center of the Balco steroids sports scandal.
Prior to joining ABC News, Mr. Goldston was the executive producer of Britain's most watched current affairs program, ITV1's "Tonight with Trevor McDonald," from 2002-2004. There he secured a string of high profile interviews, including President George W. Bush, Colin Powell, Condoleezza Rice, Donald Rumsfeld and Hillary Rodham Clinton. He produced a series of celebrated documentaries, including "Shock and Awe" - "Tonight's" award-winning coverage of the Iraq War, anchored from Kuwait and Baghdad; "Millionaire - A Major Fraud," Britain's most watched documentary for nearly 10 years; and "Living with Michael Jackson." From 1999-2001 he was a senior producer of several award-winning interviews and investigations for "Tonight."
The Royal Television Society has awarded Mr. Goldston and "Tonight" the prestigious Program of the Year Award three times in five years.
Mr. Goldston was a producer for several BBC News programs, including "Newsnight," the network's nightly news analysis show and a "Nightline" descendant. There he was responsible for daily coverage of several international stories, including the Kosovo War, the Good Friday peace agreement and President Clinton's impeachment. He has produced for the BBC's flagship current affairs program, "Panorama," and "The Money Program."
Mr. Goldston is a graduate of Jesus College, Oxford University. He resides in New York City with his family.
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