Edge, whose most recent documentary with FRONTLINE is May’s acclaimed “Outbreak,” will join FRONTLINE Executive Producer Raney Aronson-Rath in recruiting new filmmakers and building FRONTLINE’s strategy around international co-productions and new production models.
FRONTLINE investigations into everything from the Ebola outbreak, to the secret history of the government’s mass surveillance program, to the relationship between an iconic American company and a Liberian warlord were nominated.
FRONTLINE, Univision, IRP, Reveal from CIR and KQED are reteaming to uncover the sexual abuse of immigrant women, often undocumented, who clean the malls where you shop, the banks where you do business, and the offices where you work.
“Solitary Nation,” a documentary about the raw reality of life in solitary confinement, and “Firestone and the Warlord,” an investigation of the iconic tire company’s secret history in Liberia — have won 2015 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards.
Ebola. Chicken. Torture. ISIS. Our lineup in May features four powerful investigations whose scope stretches from the jungles of Guinea, to the corridors of power in Washington, to the food on your plate.
In a late-breaking, two-part special, FRONTLINE investigates two of the biggest stories out of Africa in recent months: the largest Ebola outbreak on record, and Nigeria’s fight against Boko Haram — the Islamist militant group that kidnapped nearly 300 schoolgirls in April.
Funding for FRONTLINE is provided through the support of PBS viewers and by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
Major funding for FRONTLINE is provided by John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
Additional funding is provided by the Park Foundation, the Ford Foundation, Wyncote Foundation,
and the FRONTLINE Journalism Fund with major support from Jon and Jo Ann Hagler on behalf of the Jon L. Hagler Foundation.