Marquita Pool-Eckert CBS News, duPont-Columbia
Marquita Pool-Eckert was a producer for CBS News for more than thirty years. She was a senior producer for duPont-Columbia Award winning broadcast, Sunday Morning with Charles Kuralt and Charles Osgood for sixteen years. Her Emmy Award winning assignments included special coverage of 9/11 and the death of Diana, Princess of Wales. As a producer for CBS Evening News for thirteen years, she won Emmy Awards for a series on the famine in Africa and the bombing of Beirut. In 2002, Pool-Eckert received the Columbia Journalism School Alumni Award.