Scott Bronstein is an Emmy award-winning senior producer and writer for CNN's investigative unit. Bronstein joined the network in October 2004.
Scott Bronstein is an Emmy award-winning senior producer and writer for CNN's investigative unit. Based in the Washington bureau, Bronstein joined the network in October 2004.
Bronstein has investigated and reported on a wide range of stories worldwide, including international terrorism, ISIS, military issues, human rights issues, government waste and fraud, corporate malfeasance, the environment and politics.
Bronstein was a lead member of the CNN investigative team that recently earned a Peabody Award, an Edward R. Murrow Award, and an Emmy nomination for the network's exclusive year-long investigation into deadly delays at Veterans Affairs hospitals across the U.S. The team, led by CNN investigative correspondent Drew Griffin, revealed that dozens of military veterans had died because of appointment delays, and thousands more were experiencing unacceptably long waits for medical treatment.
As a result of the coverage by CNN's investigative team, VA Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned and several other managers were fired. Congress also took action by passing historic legislation funding more medical care and allowing veterans to seek care outside of the VA.
Bronstein was a member of the CNN reporting team that covered both the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris in January 2015 and also the November 2015. Bataclan and stadium/café attacks later that year where 137 were murdered. He wrote and produced numerous stories on the attacks.
Following the Paris attacks, in 2016 Bronstein led a CNN team with correspondent Clarissa Ward that wrote and produced a special report after exclusively obtaining thousands of detailed documents and information about the Paris attackers.
During the 2016 election, Bronstein was part of CNN's investigative