Armen Keteyian is widely recognized as one of the finest journalists of his generation and a highly respected authority on the most pressing issues in the world of sport. An 11-time Emmy award winner, he is currently a CBS News correspondent based in New York. He is also a longtime contributing correspondent to “60 Minutes.” He was the lead correspondent for “60 Minutes Sports” from 2013 to 2017 and the Chief Investigative Correspondent for CBS News in New York from March 2006 until November 2012.
Most recently, he was Executive Producer and lead writer on the Showtime documentary “Lawrence Phillips – Running for his Life,” a searing look at the troubled life of the former University of Nebraska running back.
From 2008-2010 Keteyian won three straight Emmy awards for his reporting in the prestigious “Outstanding Investigative Journalism in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast” category for stories that aired on the CBS Evening News. In September 2011 he was honored for his revealing 2010 story “Photocopiers: Hidden Dangers.” In September 2010 he was honored for “Rape in America: Justice Denied,” a five-month 2009 investigation into the startling backlog of tens of thousands of rape kits in this country. In 2009 he was honored for “V.A. Suicides – Cover-Up Exposed” that aired in 2008.
Mr. Keteyian has also written or co-written 11 books including the instant New York Times bestseller “The System,” a look deep inside big-time college football. Among his previous books are “Why You Crying,” the New York Times bestselling autobiography of actor/comedian George Lopez; Money Players: Days and Nights Inside the New NBA, a critically acclaimed account of the rise of the NBA under David Stern; and the New York Times bestseller "Raw Recruits." He is currently working on a biography of Tiger Woods with co-author Jeff Benedict to be published by Simon & Schuster in late March 2018.
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