Coleman Cowan is a lawyer and documentary news producer. His stories have appeared on 60 Minutes, 60 Minutes Sports, and CBSN On Assignment. He is a recipient of Emmy, Gracie, Murrow, Peabody, and Polk awards for broadcast journalism, and has reported stories from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America. His print stories have appeared in BusinessWeek Magazine, The New York Times, the Columbia Journalism Review, the Albany Times-Union, and the Raleigh News & Observer.
Coleman started his career as a trial lawyer, litigating complex product liability cases. In 2002, he was selected as one of North Carolina’s “Legal Elite.” He has completed dozens of triathlons, marathons, and ultramarathons, including Boston, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, The North Face Endurance Challenge Series 50-mile race, and multiple Ironman triathlons. He lives with his family in North Carolina.