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The Paris Bureau’s Patricia Thompson dies

The New York Times reports that Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker Patricia Thompson has died in Paris at the age of 63. Thompson, a Paris-based American television producer, passed away from a cerebral hemorrhage, according to her husband, Jim Bittermann, a CNN correspondent. She was the founder of The Paris Bureau, a production company that made content for American networks and cable channels and recently made a documentary, The Cheese Nun.
December 22, 2010

The New York Times reports that Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker Patricia Thompson has died in Paris at the age of 63. Thompson, a Paris-based American television producer, passed away from a cerebral hemorrhage, according to her husband, Jim Bittermann, a CNN correspondent. She was the founder of The Paris Bureau, a production company that made content for American networks and cable channels and recently made a documentary, The Cheese Nun.

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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