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David Fanning, Executive Producer

David Fanning has been executive producer of FRONTLINE since its first season in 1983. In 2010, after 28 seasons and more than 530 films, FRONTLINE remains America's longest-running investigative documentary series on television. The series has won all of the major awards for broadcast journalism: 45 Emmys, including a special Emmy Award for excellence in documentary filmmaking; 24 duPont-Columbia University Awards; 13 Peabody Awards; and 11 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards. In 1989 and 1996, FRONTLINE was recognized with the Gold Baton -- the highest duPont-Columbia Award -- for its "total contribution to the world of exceptional television." In 2002, the series was honored with an unprecedented third Gold Baton for its post-Sept. 11 coverage, a series of seven hour-long documentaries on the origins and impact of terrorism. In 2003, A Dangerous Business, a FRONTLINE/New York Times joint investigation of the cast-iron pipe-making industry was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for public service. more


Raney Aronson-Rath, Series Senior Producer

As series senior producer for PBS' flagship public affairs documentary series FRONTLINE, Raney Aronson-Rath guides the editorial development and execution of the series, from primetime television broadcasts to multiplatform initiatives. With Executive Producer David Fanning, she oversees all phases of production and runs the daily editorial management of the series, as well as FRONTLINE's new monthly magazine program. Instrumental in spearheading the magazine launch, Aronson-Rath works to re-imagine long-form documentary while maintaining the excellence in journalism and production for which FRONTLINE is known. more


Philip Bennett, Managing Editor

Philip Bennett joined FRONTLINE in May 2011 in the newly created position of managing editor. With Executive Producer David Fanning and Series Senior Producer Raney Aronson-Rath, he oversees the editorial mission for FRONTLINE, including working with journalists to produce original stories, reviewing reporting for FRONTLINE programming and managing collaborations with the series' journalism partners. more


Andrew Golis, Director of Digital Media/Senior Editor

As director of digital media/senior editor, Andrew Golis is responsible for integrating the series' broadcast, Web and new media initiatives and supporting its ongoing effort to remake the series for the digital age. He is a part of FRONTLINE's senior editorial team, overseen by Executive Producer David Fanning and Series Senior Producer Raney Aronson-Rath, and oversees the Web editorial, Web design and media outreach teams. more


Michael Sullivan, Executive Producer for Special Projects

Michael Sullivan has supervised the production of many major FRONTLINE projects, including: the highly-acclaimed 1996 miniseries, The Gulf War; four duPont-Columbia University award-winning reports: Who Killed Adam Mann? (1991), Pope John Paul II: The Millennial Pope (1999), Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero (2002) and Ghosts of Rwanda (2004); the three-hour special, Who Was Lee Harvey Oswald? (1993); and two of PBS's most memorable miniseries, The Farmer's Wife (1998) and Country Boys (2006). A graduate of Harvard University, Sullivan joined FRONTLINE in 1987 after heading the award-winning documentary unit at WCCO-TV in Minneapolis. At that station he also developed and was executive producer of WCCO's I-Team, recognized as one of local television's largest and most successful investigative units.


Marrie Campbell, Editorial Director

Marrie Campbell has been with FRONTLINE since its inception, serving as series editor and, since 1998, editorial director. In 1995 she initiated FRONTLINE's online presence, overseeing the editorial content, design and production of more than 150 Web sites to date and the development of FRONTLINE's video archive of full programs available for viewing online. She began her career as senior researcher for Bill Moyers' Journal, later moving to Seattle where she was involved in the research and production of local and national PBS documentaries at public television station, KCTS-TV.


Ken Dornstein, Senior Editor

As senior editor, Ken Dornstein helps shape FRONTLINE productions from the story selection and development period through the final work in the edit room. He has served as senior producer on A Hidden Life (2006), News War: What's Happening to the News (2007), and Sex Slaves (2006), for which he won an Emmy. Dornstein has been a key member of the FRONTLINE/World editorial team since the series' inception in 2002, and has senior produced more than a dozen stories for the series, including: A House for Haji Baba (2003), Iran: Going Nuclear (2005), Burma: State of Fear (2006), Sudan: The Quick and the Terrible (2005) and The Kidnapped Bride (2004), which was cited by the Overseas Press Club when the series was acknowledged FRONTLINE/World with the Edward R. Murrow Award in 2005. Dornstein began at FRONTLINE in 2000 as the editorial manager of FRONTLINE Online, building companion Web sites for FRONTLINE programs and producing the first original video content for the series. Prior to that, Dornstein served as a field producer on the award-winning documentaries Robert F. Kennedy: A Memoir and Vietnam: The Soldier's Story. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Brown University, Dornstein is the author of two non-fiction books: Accidentally, On Purpose (St. Martin's, 1996) based on his work as a private investigator in Los Angeles, and The Boy Who Fell Out of the Sky: A True Story (Random House, 2006).

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