FRONTLINE Nominated for 9 Emmys

July 12, 2012
by Sarah Childress Senior Reporter

Eight films and our fall promotional campaign (embedded above) were nominated for News & Documentary Emmy Awards today.

Watch the nominated films below.

Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a News Magazine

Revolution in Cairo: As the protest movement in Egypt sent shock waves throughout the country — and the world — FRONTLINE dispatched teams to Cairo for this special report. (Credits)

Syria Undercover: Reporter Ramita Navai went undercover for a rare look at the uprising from inside Syria. Plus, a profile of President Bashar al-Assad, the dictator who has managed to hold on longer than any amidst the Arab unrest. (Credits)

Outstanding Investigative Journalism in a News Magazine

The Child Cases: Sudden child deaths are often assumed to be murder, and caregivers are frequently the accused. An investigation by FRONTLINE, ProPublica and NPR found evidence of questionable convictions. (Credits)

Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story — Long Form

WikiSecrets: The inside story of Bradley Manning, Julian Assange, and the largest intelligence breach in U.S. history. (Credits)

Outstanding Investigative Journalism — Long Form

A Perfect Terrorist: We teamed up with ProPublica to investigate the mysterious circumstances behind David Headley’s rise from heroin dealer and U.S. government informant to plotter of the 2008 attack on Mumbai. (Credits)

The Anthrax Files: FRONTLINE, ProPublica and McClatchy investigated the country’s most notorious act of bioterrorism. (Credits)

Outstanding Interview

The Interrogator: An interview with Ali Soufan, the FBI agent at the center of the 9/11 investigation. (Credits)

The Spy Who Quit: A conversation with Amrullah Saleh, the country’s former intelligence chief who was forced to resign from President Karzai’s administration. (Credits)

Congratulations to all the nominees!

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