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Death Is Our Business

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WRITTEN, PRODUCED & DIRECTED BY
Jacqueline Olive

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Patrick Sheehan

EDITOR
Patrick Sheehan

SENIOR PRODUCER
Carla Borrás

FINISHING EDITOR
Christie Herring

SOUND
Jared Lawrie
Derek Rocque

CONSULTING REPORTER
L. Kasimu Harris

ADDITIONAL REPORTING
Shantal Riley

ARCHIVAL
John Campopiano

PRODUCTION ASSISTANTS
Teo Olive
Anthony Montgomery

INTERNS
Kimani Hamilton
Morgan Jackson
Nigell Moses
La’Shance Perry

STILL PHOTOGRAPHER
L. Kasimu Harris

ONLINE EDITOR/COLORIST
Jim Ferguson

SOUND MIX
Jim Sullivan

ARCHIVAL MATERIALS
Associated Press
Charbonnet Labat Funeral Home
D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home
The Historic New Orleans Collection
MPTV Images
Pond5

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS
4WWL-TV
ABC - Good Morning America
ABC News Prime Time
Brad Kaplan
CBS
Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
NOLA.com
NOLA Media Group
WDSU
WWL-TV

SPECIAL THANKS
Patrice Bell
Kathy Boutte
Gladys Brown
Kim and Catrice Charbonnet
Bob Edwards
Varion Laurent
Clarence Johns, II
Randall McHenry
Monica Pierre
Tia Smith, PhD
Lance Sumler
The D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home Team
The Charbonnet Labat Funeral Home Team
Southern Solidarity
New Orleans Mutual Aid Society
Camille Whitworth
Beverly McKenna
American Public Media’s Research Lab,
Color of Coronavirus project
Courtney “CeAux” Buckley
Henry Lipkis
Brandan Odums
Brendon Palmer-Angell
Antoine Prince Jr.

FOR FIRELIGHT MEDIA

CONSULTING PRODUCER
Chloë Walters-Wallace

SUPERVISING PRODUCER
Monika Navarro

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS
Stanley Nelson
Marcia Smith
Loira Limbal

FOR WORLD CHANNEL & GBH BOSTON

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Christopher Hastings

Original funding for this program was provided by public television stations, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Ford Foundation, Abrams Foundation, Park Foundation, Heising-Simons Foundation, FRONTLINE Journalism Fund with major support from Jon and Jo Ann Hagler and additional support from Koo and Patricia Yuen.

Support for FRONTLINE and for Death is Our Business was provided by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

FOR FRONTLINE

PRODUCTION MANAGER
Megan McGough Christian

SENIOR PROMOTION PRODUCER
Missy Frederick

SENIOR EDITOR
Barry Clegg

PRODUCTION COORDINATOR
Brenna Verre

EDITOR
Joey Mullin

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
Stevie Jones

FOR GBH OUTPOST
SENIOR ONLINE EDITOR/COLORIST
Jim Ferguson

SENIOR DIRECTOR OF PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY
Tim Mangini

INTERNS
Soleil Devonish
Denise Emerson
Erin Harper
Kaela Hines
Cassie McGrath
Jaden Satenstein

SERIES MUSIC
Mason Daring
Martin Brody

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
Will Farrell

OUTREACH SPECIALIST
Joshua Rae

IMPACT PRODUCER
Erika Howard

DIGITAL WRITER & AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIST
Patrice Taddonio

AUDIENCE ENGAGEMENT EDITOR
Anahita Pardiwalla

DATA ANALYST
Ben Abrams

ASSISTANT EDITOR, DIGITAL
Tessa Maguire

SERIES PUBLICITY MANAGER
Anne Husted

DIGITAL PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
Lucie Sullivan

PODCAST PRODUCER
James Edwards

SERIES PODCAST PRODUCER
Max Green

ARCHIVES & RIGHTS MANAGER
John Campopiano

FOR GBH LEGAL
Eric Brass
Jay Fialkov
Janice Flood

CONTRACTS CONSULTANT
Junshi Lu

SENIOR CONTRACTS MANAGER
Gianna DeGiulio

BUSINESS MANAGER
Sue Tufts

BUSINESS DIRECTOR
Mary Sullivan

SENIOR DEVELOPER
Anthony DeLorenzo

LEAD DESIGNER FOR DIGITAL
Dan Nolan

FRONTLINE/COLUMBIA JOURNALISM SCHOOL FELLOWSHIPS

ABRAMS JOURNALISM FELLOWS
Dan Glaun
Zoe Todd

TOW JOURNALISM FELLOW
Lila Hassan

FRONTLINE/NEWMARK JOURNALISM SCHOOL AT CUNY FELLOWSHIPS
TOW JOURNALISM FELLOWS
Paula Moura
Shantal Riley

FRONTLINE/FIRELIGHT INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM FELLOWS
Assia Boundaoui
Andrés Caballero
Jacqueline Olive
PJ Raval

EDITORIAL CONSULTANTS
Lauren Prestileo
Callie T. Wiser

REPORTER
Marcia Robiou

DIGITAL REPORTER
Katie Worth

DIGITAL REPORTER & PRODUCER
Priyanka Boghani

DIGITAL PRODUCER/EDITOR
Miles Alvord

HOLLYHOCK FILMMAKER IN RESIDENCE
Abby Ellis

SERIES PRODUCER AND EDITOR
Michelle Mizner

INVESTIGATIVE PRODUCER
Daffodil J. Altan

EDITORIAL COORDINATING PRODUCER
Katherine Griwert

DIGITAL EDITOR
Jennifer Wehunt

POST COORDINATING PRODUCER
Robin Parmelee

SENIOR EDITOR AT LARGE
Louis Wiley Jr.

FOUNDER, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER AT LARGE
David Fanning

SPECIAL COUNSEL
Dale Cohen

SPECIAL PROJECTS EDITOR
Philip Bennett

SENIOR EDITOR
Lauren Ezell Kinlaw

DIRECTOR OF DIGITAL VIDEO
Carla Borrás

SENIOR PRODUCERS
Dan Edge
Frank Koughan

SERIES SENIOR EDITOR
Sarah Childress

MANAGING EDITOR
Andrew Metz

MANAGING DIRECTOR
Jim Bracciale

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Raney Aronson-Rath

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