Acclaimed Filmmaker Brent Renaud Shot, Killed in Ukraine

By PAMELA SAMPSON, Associated Press

American journalist Brent Renaud has been killed in Ukraine while gathering material for a report about refugees.

Ukraine's Interior Ministry says the 50-year-old documentary filmmaker died Sunday in Irpin, a Kyiv suburb that has been the site of intense shelling by Russian forces in recent days.

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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 31: Director Brent Renaud attends The 74th Annual Peabody Awards Ceremony at Cipriani Wall Street on May 31, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Peabody Awards)
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Another journalist was wounded in the attack.

Renaud won a litany of prestigious awards for documentary filmmaking including two duPont-Columbia journalism awards.

With his brother Craig, Renaud produced programs for number of American news and media organizations, including HBO and The New York Times.

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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 31: (L-R) Director Brent Renaud speaks onstage at The 74th Annual Peabody Awards Ceremony at Cipriani Wall Street on May 31, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for Peabody Awards)
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They won a Peabody for "Last Chance High," a series about at-risk youth in Chicago.

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