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Book Keeping: TV Insider Produces Industry Thriller

An accomplished TV journo-turned-author juggles her first novel, a second baby, and a steady stream of publicity

- July 11, 2007
Jennifer Oko has seen it all. As an experienced broadcast journalist -- and a producer for CBS News' The Early Show for the last five years -- she has profiled James Brown and Steven Spielberg, chatted with Iraq war veterans, uncovered the trafficking of Russian sex slaves in the U.S., and filed exposés on school bus demolition derbies and wife-carrying contests. The Inside Edition story she produced on sex slaves ultimately led to her critically-acclaimed memoir Lying Together: My Russian Affair (University of Wisconsin Press), a book she published under her maiden name, Jennifer Beth Cohen.
Now Oko'...

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