Anne Husted

Manager, Public Relations & Communications

Anne (Annie) Husted serves as FRONTLINE’s primary press and communications contact, overseeing traditional publicity efforts and media relations for the series. A member of FRONTLINE’s audience engagement team, Annie works closely with FRONTLINE’s producers to ensure that FRONTLINE’s journalism is seen, read and heard by existing and new audiences. Managing both internal and external communications for the series, Annie has worked on the promotional rollout of over 80 documentaries in her time at FRONTLINE. Annie joined the series as a summer intern in 2014 and was then brought on part time as the series’ communications assistant, and then as the series’ audience engagement specialist.

Annie graduated Magna Cum Laude from the College of Communication at Boston University with a Bachelor of Science in Communication, concentrating in Public Relations. While studying at Boston University, she wrote briefly for The Daily Free Press and was writer and editor for Her Campus.

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Boston, MA

FRONTLINE’s Local Journalism Initiative honored with National Press Club Journalism Institute’s Sheehan Award for Investigative Journalism
The National Press Club Journalism Institute has named FRONTLINE the recipient of the 2022 Neil and Susan Sheehan Award for Investigative Journalism. This year’s award specifically honors FRONTLINE’s Local Journalism Initiative.
October 17, 2022
FRONTLINE’s “Un(re)solved” Wins Two Online Journalism Awards
FRONTLINE and partners’ 2021 multiplatform project "Un(re)solved" was named the winner of two Online Journalism Awards (OJAs) during this week’s Online News Association (ONA) 2022 conference. 
September 23, 2022
FRONTLINE Announces 2022-23 Columbia Journalism Fellows
FRONTLINE (PBS) welcomes its newest class of journalism fellows: Chantelle Lee, Tow Journalism Fellow, FRONTLINE/Columbia Journalism School Fellowship; and Julia Ingram, Abrams Journalism Fellow, FRONTLINE/Columbia Journalism School Fellowship.
September 12, 2022
FRONTLINE Returns with Season Premiere: “Lies, Politics and Democracy”
An epic examination of Trump’s influence on the Republican Party, the choices made by key players and party leaders, and the mounting threats to American democracy. "Lies, Politics and Democracy" will be available to watch in full at and in the PBS Video App starting Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022, at 7/6c. It will premiere on PBS stations and on FRONTLINE’s YouTube channel at 9/8c.
August 23, 2022
FRONTLINE (PBS) Wins 3 Edward R. Murrow Awards
FRONTLINE has been honored with three 2022 Edward R. Murrow Awards, recognizing the award-winning PBS series’ innovative storytelling, documentary journalism and collaborative investigative reporting. 
August 11, 2022
FRONTLINE Honored with 2 National Press Club Awards
"A Thousand Cuts" won the Arthur E. Rowse Award for Excellence in Examining The News Media (Broadcast) and "Massacre in El Salvador" won the Edwin M. Hood Award for Diplomatic Correspondence.
August 11, 2022
FRONTLINE Honored with National Association of Black Journalists Awards
FRONTLINE’s 2021 multi-platform project "Un(re)solved" and “Poisoned,” an investigative series from the Tampa Bay Times in collaboration with FRONTLINE’s Local Journalism Initiative were honored with NABJ Awards.
August 9, 2022
FRONTLINE Nominated for 13 Emmy Awards
The series' 13 nods included two nominations in the prestigious “Best Documentary” category for the 2021 documentaries "A Thousand Cuts" and "American Insurrection." 
July 28, 2022
FRONTLINE, AP to Premiere 2 Documentary Specials on Ukraine War
The documentaries, "Putin's Attack on Ukraine: Documenting War Crimes" and "20 Days in Mariupol," are part of a larger editorial collaboration between AP and FRONTLINE examining the war in Ukraine.
July 27, 2022
FRONTLINE’s Raney Aronson-Rath Named Editor-in-Chief
Aronson-Rath’s new title comes as the series continues to increase its journalistic footprint through major editorial collaborations with national and international newsrooms.
July 27, 2022
FRONTLINE (PBS) & Retro Report Present “Facing Eviction”
"Facing Eviction" airs Tue., July 26, 2022, at 10/9c on PBS stations and will stream on, in the PBS Video App and on YouTube.
July 14, 2022