Seth Doane has been is a New York-based correspondent for CBS news since Aug. 13, 2007, and contributes to all CBS News broadcasts.
Most recently, Doane was the New Delhi-based correspondent for CNN International (2006-07), responsible for coverage of India and South Asia. He covered a wide range of stories from there including reports from the brothels of Delhi, from remote villages of Nepal, where children are sold into slavery, and from the Maldives, threatened by global climate change.
Doane is one of the most impressive young reporters working today. He is distinctive, has great journalistic skills and, as his resume attests, has the drive to have a real impact on this profession. He further strengthens what has developed into a very strong corps of "next generation" CBS News correspondents.
Doanebrings other significant international experience from more than five years as an anchor and correspondent for Channel One News (2001-06), the in-school television news broadcast watched daily by almost 8 million U.S. teenagers. He covered stories from Iraq, Afghanistan, Indonesia, Senegal, the Philippines, Kuwait, Jordan, Russia and many other countries for the channel.
He received a George Foster Peabody award in 2004 for his solo trip to Chad and Darfur, where he reported on the humanitarian crisis, traveling alone and shooting, producing and reporting while living in a tent.
Before that, he was a field producer for the special projects unit for Fox 5 WNYW-TV (2000-01) in New York. While there, Doane was nominated for a local Emmy Award in the "investigative" category for a report he produced on school security - at the age of 22.
Doane was graduated from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California in 2000 with a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism. He was born and raised on Cape Cod, Mass.