Powers has worked at ABC News for the past 23 years, and is currently senior writer for the network’s iconic newsmagazine 20/20, part of the team that has received an unprecedented three consecutive Edward R. Murrow Awards. He has also received two Emmys for his work at both Good Morning America and 20/20, and has written for numerous other ABC shows including What Would You Do? with John Quinones, and primetime specials with Diane Sawyer, Barbara Walters, Robin Roberts and Katie Couric. But even more than his Emmys, he’s most proud of his unbroken record as the three-time winner of the ABC News Christmas Cookie Bake-Off!!
In 2007, he was selected as one of the “Out 100” – Out Magazine’s top 100 most influential LGBTs in the country. A native Texan, he is a Distinguished Alumni of his undergraduate college, Austin College. He also received an MFA from the Yale School of Drama, where he was managing director of Theater Magazine. He lives in New York City and Asbury Park, NJ, and is married to Tony-winning costume designer Jess Goldstein.
That’s the official version. For the between-the-lines version, READ ALL HIS BOOKS. IT’S THERE.