Announcement

FRONTLINE & the BBC’s Podcast “I’m Not A Monster” Honored With an Ambie Award

Share:

May 17, 2021
by
Anne Husted Series Publicity Manager, FRONTLINE

This weekend, the Podcast Academy honored I’m Not A Monster — FRONTLINE’s 10-part podcast series in collaboration with BBC Sounds and BBC Panorama — with an Ambie for “Best Documentary Podcast.”

Hosted, written and reported by Josh Baker, I’m Not A Monster follows Baker’s years-long reporting expedition to uncover the truth about an American family’s journey from Indiana to the self-proclaimed ISIS caliphate and back. I’m Not A Monster is produced by Max Green and Joe Kent, and the production assistant is Lucie Sullivan. Additional production is from James Edwards.

“For the team and I to be honoured like this after years of work means a huge amount,” says Baker. “I am really grateful to the Academy and all those who voted for Monster. Congratulations to the other winners and nominees.”

“We’re thrilled to see Josh Baker’s intrepid, years-in-the-making reporting recognized by the Podcast Academy in this way. We are grateful to the producers on this project and to our partners at BBC Panorama and BBC Sounds for their help in sharing this story with listeners around the world,” says Raney Aronson-Rath, FRONTLINE executive producer.

This is FRONTLINE’s first Ambie. According to the website for the Ambies, these new audio awards are aimed to “celebrate excellence in podcasting and elevate awareness and status of podcasts as a unique and personal medium for entertainment, information, storytelling and expression.”

FRONTLINE’s original podcast series The FRONTLINE Dispatch was also recognized with an Ambie nomination for “Best Interview Podcast.”

You can read a full list of this year’s Ambie award winners here and listen to the award-winning audio series I’m Not A Monster on pbs.org/frontlineApple PodcastsSpotify or wherever you get your podcasts.

In order to foster a civil and literate discussion that respects all participants, FRONTLINE has the following guidelines for commentary. By submitting comments here, you are consenting to these rules:

Readers' comments that include profanity, obscenity, personal attacks, harassment, or are defamatory, sexist, racist, violate a third party's right to privacy, or are otherwise inappropriate, will be removed. Entries that are unsigned or are "signed" by someone other than the actual author will be removed. We reserve the right to not post comments that are more than 400 words. We will take steps to block users who repeatedly violate our commenting rules, terms of use, or privacy policies. You are fully responsible for your comments.

blog comments powered by Disqus