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Judy Crichton

Born: Nov 25, 1929

Death: Oct 14, 2007

Birthplace: Manhattan

Profession: Film Producer

Nationality: United States

Judy Crichton

Date of Birth : Nov 25, 1929
Date of Death : Oct 14, 2007
Birth Place : Manhattan

Judith Feiner was an American television news and documentary producer. As a teenager she assisted her father with the first television coverage of a presidential election in 1944. Crichton later worked for DuMont Television Network as a researcher, writer, and associate producer of the game show What's the Story?, featuring Jimmy Cannon, and Harriet Van Horne. She was a producer for I've Got A Secret from 1952 - 1968. During this period, she wrote and produced a radio series for Betty Furness called Dimensions of a Woman's World. Crichton was the principal organizer and producer of New York City's first Earth Day in April 1970. In 1971, she and Chester Feldman produced a documentary of the making of the Broadway cast album of Company. In 1974, she became the first woman producer for CBS Reports, and won three Emmy Awards for "The Nuclear Battlefield". Crichton moved to ABC News to work as a producer and writer for ABC Close-Up, won a DuPont Award for Oh, Tell the World What Happened, and a Christopher Award for Close-Up's piece on Franklin D. Roosevelt.


  • Film Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Television producer

Also known as

  • Judith Feiner
  • Judy Feiner Crichton


  • Robert Crichton


  • Jennifer Crichton
  • Sarah Crichton
  • Susan Crichton
  • Rob Crichton

Awards Won

  • News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing
  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Non-fiction Series
  • Evelyn F. Burkey Award
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