Erik Werth

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Erik Werth is a documentary director and Emmy-nominated television news producer. He also served as a policy advisor during the Clinton Administration.

Education and personal life[edit]

Werth is a graduate of Georgetown University and resides in Los Angeles, California.[1]


Prior to joining NBC News, Werth served as a Clinton Administration policy advisor regarding Secret Service and law enforcement issues.[1][2] Previously, he served as a policy advisor to the Boston District Attorney.[1]

Werth is a former investigative journalist for Dateline NBC.[3] During his tenure, he produced investigative and breaking news stories, and earned an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Documentary Research for his work on an NBC primetime special about Vietnam veterans.[1][4][5]

Werth co-directed and co-produced the 2008 documentary film The Third Jihad: Radical Islam's Vision For America, with Wayne Kopping. According to the film's website, radical Islamists have engaged in a "multifaceted strategy to overcome the western world," waging a "cultural jihad" to "infiltrate and undermine our society from within".[1]


  • The Third Jihad: Radical Islam's Vision For America (2009), (co-director, co-producer, writer)
  • MSNBC Live (2004) TV series (consulting producer)
  • Dateline NBC (1999) TV series (segment producer)[3]


  1. ^ a b c d e According to his biography on the website for The Third Jihad, Werth's 2008 documentary film Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "TTJWebsite" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  2. ^ Rubin, Robert E. "White House Security Review". Department of the Treasury. Retrieved 2009-06-04. 
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