DANIEL M. FREED

Writer // Television Producer

DANIEL M. FREED

Daniel M. Freed

Lexington, KY

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Daniel Freed is a nonfiction producer and writer with 18 years of experience covering a wide variety of topics across multiple platforms. An experienced crime reporter, he is currently a freelance senior producer at Kurtis Productions where he writes and produces episodes of CNBC’s long-running financial crime documentary series, "American Greed." With a background in investigative work, he has also researched and written pitches for numerous nonfiction series, including "This Giant Beast that is the Global Economy," a financial docuseries by Adam McKay for Amazon Prime that was produced by the Intellectual Property Corporation and Gary Sanchez Productions. Prior to this, Mr. Freed was a supervising producer at Current TV, Al Gore’s Emmy Award-winning cable network. He is a former print journalist whose work has appeared in papers ranging from the "Los Angeles Times" to the "Point Reyes Light," a Pulitzer-winning community weekly in Marin County, California. He is the co-author of "Call Me Commander: The Story of a Former Intelligence Officer, Fugitive and Con Man, And the Journalists Who Exposed his Scheme to Fleece America," a book that will be published in 2020 on the life of John Donald Cody. A graduate of the U.C. Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, he is also the creator of the web site, Jam Band Fan or Taliban.