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Andrew Metz

Trip:
Fellows Spring 2000
Affiliation:
Newsday
Country:
Middle East
Year:
2000

Andrew Metz joined the CBS News program "60 Minutes" in 2006 after many years as a newspaper journalist. He spent about a decade at Newsday, where he extensively covered the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and Middle East peace process. He reported from the region throughout the Intifada, the death of Yasser Arafat and the Israeli withdrawal from the Gaza Strip. As a national correspondent, he covered everything from the 2004 presidential campaign to the death of Terri Schiavo, the legacy of Agent Orange to the state of American Indian society. He also served as the New York State Correspondent and Albany Bureau Chief and covered local crime and politics. Prior to Newsday, he covered courts, local government and general assignment news at the Philadelphia Inquirer and he was a reporter at the Palm Beach Post. A graduate of Hamilton College, he studied history at the University of Edinburgh and has a Master’s Degree in Journalism from New York University. He lives with his wife and two children in New York’s Hudson Valley.

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