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Stuart Schwartz

Stuart Schwartz (BSJ66, MSJ67) is a member of the Medill Hall of Achievement.

Schwartz retired in 2009 as senior broadcast producer of ABC News. He currently works as an adjunct lecturer at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland. He has also taught at Montclair State University in Montclair, N.J., and served as a student adviser at the School of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and as a lecturer in China on American television news sponsored by the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

Schwartz was a producer for ABC News for more than 35 years. He served as senior broadcast producer for ABC News, where he worked primarily with Good Morning America, but also served other ABC News broadcasts. At Good Morning America, he was responsible for the overall production and editorial direction of the broadcast, and was in the control room each morning as the broadcast aired.

During his career at ABC News, he served as senior broadcast producer for the newsmagazines Prime Time Live, 20/20 and Day One, as well as senior broadcast producer for ABC’s Special Projects Unit. Schwartz also served as producer for World News Tonight, Nightline and the ABC Evening News and Weekend News.

Over the years at ABC News, he received 12 Emmy Awards, four George Foster Peabody Awards, two DuPont Awards, and an Overseas Press Club Award.