Carol Costello Presents: Blind Rage

The Phyllis Cottle Story

Veteran journalist Carol Costello revisits the first big assignment she covered as a rookie reporter. In March of 1984, Phyllis Cottle was kidnapped as she left work in downtown Akron, Ohio, brutally assaulted, and left to die. Except, against all odds, she survived.

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Police conduct a citywide manhunt to find Phyllis' attacker, while a tip and a mistake lead Detective Contos to his first compelling suspect....
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This week, a pair of extended interviews with two voices from our series: former prosecutor Emily Pelphry, and criminologist Dr. Casey Jordan....
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Who Would Do This?

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Phyllis mines her memory for details to help detectives apprehend her attacker, and Carol discusses the perp's mindset with a criminologist....
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The Living Homicide Victim

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In an emergency room at Akron City Hospital, medical staff tend to Phyllis while detectives attempt to interview her....
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Carol Costello

Carol Costello is an award-winning journalist and former anchor and correspondent at CNN and HLN. Her distinguished career as a local, regional, and national broadcaster spans three decades, covering a broad range of world leaders, events, crime, and politics.

Brigid Coyne

Executive Producer
With a production background stemming from her education in Literature and the Liberal Arts, Brigid loves reading books and creating podcasts.

Gerardo Orlando

Executive Producer
SVP - Content Development at Evergreen, Gerardo is a lawyer, web entrepreneur, and creative scout building a diverse omnichannel catalog for the network.

David Moss

Executive Producer
CCO of Evergreen, David is an award-winning creator, design entrepreneur, and musician passionately serving several non-profit arts and industry boards.

Chris Aiola

Chris is an Emmy-nominated producer with over 15 years of experience producing and editing documentary, non-scripted, and competition series.

Sean Rule Hoffman

Mix Engineer
Sean Rule Hoffman (mix engineer), hailing from Orange, Ohio, earned a degree in Music Technology with a minor in Electronic Media and Film from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio.

Nijah Golliday

Nijah is a podcast producer, fashion model and former radio host.