IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser.

At the Desk of: Isa Gutierrez, Assistant Producer

Dateline caught up with assistant producer Isa Gutierrez at her desk to play ‘Fill in the Blank.’

Dateline caught up with Isa Gutierrez, an Assistant Producer, at her desk in New York to play ‘Fill in the Blank.’ For information on Friday's all-new episode, The Ultimatum with Dennis Murphy, read Isa's Q and A below.

Dateline: We know you’re an assistant producer on this Friday’s Dateline. We have a few questions. How did you come across the case in this Friday’s report?

Isa Gutierrez, Assistant Producer: My producer, Kim Krawitz, lives near where it happened and read about it in her local paper one day.

Dateline: Without giving anything away, tell us a bit about the story.

Isa: It’s about a family in upstate New York who had everything going for them until a deadly ultimatum turned into tragic loss.

Dateline: What was the most unusual location you filmed at for this episode?

Isa: A wine barrel room at a vineyard in California.

Dateline: What is the one clue we should be on the lookout for?

Isa: Two words: phone calls.

Dateline: What’s the best thing about working on a story with Dennis Murphy?

Isa: He always comes to work with a positive attitude. It’s inspiring to see how committed he is to telling a story with grace, attention to detail, and integrity.