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Peter Van Sant

Peter Van Sant is an American television news reporter and correspondent for 48 Hours Mystery.

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 Peter Van Sant Biography

"48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant first joined CBS News in 1984. He was based in Atlanta for six years, where he was a correspondent for the "CBS Evening News," covering the south, the space program, and specializing on the aviation industry. Van Sant's investigative report on the high number of medical helicopter crashes earned him his first Emmy Award in 1986.

Van Sant was next assigned to the London bureau (1989-91). He reported extensively on the collapse of the Soviet Union, for which he received a Columbia University - Alfred I. duPont Award. Van Sant also covered the first Gulf War, the reunification of Germany, famine in Africa, and a variety of other stories that took him throughout Europe and the Middle East.

He then moved to New York, where he reported for the CBS News magazines "Street Stories"(1991-93) and "America Tonight"(1994). Van Sant was next assigned to the "CBS Evening News"(1995-97), where he received an Emmy Award for his report on the economic and social collapse in Albania. Van Sant also contributed to three primetime specials, "Smithsonian Fantastic Journey," which included reports on a study of lions in Africa that scientists hoped would lead to a cure for AIDS, efforts to save cheetahs in Namibia, and the plague of brown tree snakes in Guam.

Van Sant was then named a correspondent for "Public Eye with Bryant Gumbel" (1997-98). He was the first television journalist to report on the devastating famine in North Korea, winning his third Emmy Award. His report on rape in the Balkans, resulted in an American Women in Radio and Television Award. Van Sant was also part of a CBS News undercover investigative team which found and taped an indicted war criminal in Bosnia. He won an Overseas Press Club Award for that report.

Van Sant was named a correspondent for "48 Hours" in December 1998. His hour-long report on terrorists seizing and destroying a school in Beslan, Russia, won him both his fourth Emmy Award and the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award. The Beslan report also won The Golden Word Award, the most prestigious award presented in Russia.

Van Sant's report on the worldwide trafficking of human beings won a Sigma Delta Chi Award in 2005. He has also won an Overseas Press Club Award for an investigative report on the sale of human organs in Peru. He has also won three Edward R. Murrow Awards for other reports on "48 Hours." Van Sant reported on 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, and the Virginia Tech shootings. He has interviewed a host of celebrities over the years, including Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Garth Brooks, Nick Nolte, LeAnn Womack, and Ronnie Dunn and Kix Brooks of the country duo Brooks and Dunn.

In 2006, Van Sant was a producer/writer for the documentary, "Three Days in September," which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. The film, narrated by Julia Roberts, was nominated for an Emmy Award and was named one of the top documentaries of 2006 by New York magazine.

Van Sant is also co-author of the book, "Perfectly Executed," which is part of the "48 Hours Mystery" true crime book series published by Simon & Schuster's Pocket Books.

Before joining CBS News, Van Sant was a reporter for WFAA-TV in Dallas (1982-84). He worked as a weekend anchor and reporter at KOOL T-V in Phoenix (1978-82) and as a reporter for KETV in Omaha (1977-78) and KCRG-TV in Cedar Rapids (1976-77). Van Sant began his television broadcast journalism career in 1975 at KMVT-TV in Twin Falls, Idaho. His first broadcast news experience came at KAPY radio in Port Angeles, Washington. Van Sant has won numerous awards in local news.

He is a native of Seattle. He was graduated cum laude with a degree in communications from Washington State University in Pullman.

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Peter Van Sant

Peter Van Sant is an American television news reporter and correspondent for 48 Hours Mystery.

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Peter Van Sant Biography

"48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant first joined CBS News in 1984. He was based in Atlanta for six years, where he was a correspondent for the "CBS Evening News," covering the south, the space program, and specializing on the aviation industry. Van Sant's investigative report on the high number of medical helicopter crashes earned him his first Emmy Award in 1986.

Van Sant was next assigned to the London bureau (1989-91). He reported extensively on the collapse of the Soviet Union, for which he received a Columbia University - Alfred I. duPont Award. Van Sant also covered the first Gulf War, the reunification of Germany, famine in Africa, and a variety of other stories that took him throughout Europe and the Middle East.

He then moved to New York, where he reported for the CBS News magazines "Street Stories"(1991-93) and "America Tonight"(1994). Van Sant was next assigned to the "CBS Evening News"(1995-97), where he received an Emmy Award for his report on the economic and social collapse in Albania. Van Sant also contributed to three primetime specials, "Smithsonian Fantastic Journey," which included reports on a study of lions in Africa that scientists hoped would lead to a cure for AIDS, efforts to save cheetahs in Namibia, and the plague of brown tree snakes in Guam.

Van Sant was then named a correspondent for "Public Eye with Bryant Gumbel" (1997-98). He was the first television journalist to report on the devastating famine in North Korea, winning his third Emmy Award. His report on rape in the Balkans, resulted in an American Women in Radio and Television Award. Van Sant was also part of a CBS News undercover investigative team which found and taped an indicted war criminal in Bosnia. He won an Overseas Press Club Award for that report.

Van Sant was named a correspondent for "48 Hours" in December 1998. His hour-long report on terrorists seizing and destroying a school in Beslan, Russia, won him both his fourth Emmy Award and the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award. The Beslan report also won The Golden Word Award, the most prestigious award presented in Russia.

Van Sant's report on the worldwide trafficking of human beings won a Sigma Delta Chi Award in 2005. He has also won an Overseas Press Club Award for an investigative report on the sale of human organs in Peru. He has also won three Edward R. Murrow Awards for other reports on "48 Hours." Van Sant reported on 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, and the Virginia Tech shootings. He has interviewed a host of celebrities over the years, including Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Garth Brooks, Nick Nolte, LeAnn Womack, and Ronnie Dunn and Kix Brooks of the country duo Brooks and Dunn.

In 2006, Van Sant was a producer/writer for the documentary, "Three Days in September," which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. The film, narrated by Julia Roberts, was nominated for an Emmy Award and was named one of the top documentaries of 2006 by New York magazine.

Van Sant is also co-author of the book, "Perfectly Executed," which is part of the "48 Hours Mystery" true crime book series published by Simon & Schuster's Pocket Books.

Before joining CBS News, Van Sant was a reporter for WFAA-TV in Dallas (1982-84). He worked as a weekend anchor and reporter at KOOL T-V in Phoenix (1978-82) and as a reporter for KETV in Omaha (1977-78) and KCRG-TV in Cedar Rapids (1976-77). Van Sant began his television broadcast journalism career in 1975 at KMVT-TV in Twin Falls, Idaho. His first broadcast news experience came at KAPY radio in Port Angeles, Washington. Van Sant has won numerous awards in local news.

He is a native of Seattle. He was graduated cum laude with a degree in communications from Washington State University in Pullman.

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  • How to book Peter Van Sant?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Peter Van Sant for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Peter Van Sant, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Peter Van Sant or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Peter Van Sant?

    Booking fees for Peter Van Sant, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Peter Van Sant, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Peter Van Sant?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Peter Van Sant for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Peter Van Sant for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Peter Van Sant or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Peter Van Sant or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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