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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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Andrew Jeffrey joined Realscreen in 2021 as its news editor. Here, he helps to oversee assignment, reporting and editing for Realscreen's daily newsletter. Prior to his work covering documentary and non-fiction film and TV, he worked as a reporter and associate producer for CBC Edmonton, and as a reporter for The Star Calgary, where he covered daily news on beats such as local and provincial politics, health care and harm reduction, sports and education. His work has appeared in other Canadian news outlets such as TVO, the Edmonton Journal and Avenue Magazine.

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