Director of Digital Video
As Director of Digital Video, Carla Borrás oversees FRONTLINE’s digital video production and strategy. She leads a team of producer/editors and works closely with the series’ reporters, filmmakers and audience team to create incisive, eye-opening digital video journalism.
A passionate storyteller, documentary fanatic, and believer in the power of investigative journalism, Carla seeks to bring FRONTLINE’s signature in-depth journalism to new audiences through emerging formats. She was instrumental in building a digital video unit inside the legacy series and in overseeing its pioneering work in virtual reality and interactive documentary storytelling.
Under Carla’s leadership, FRONTLINE’s innovative digital video journalism has earned multiple honors, including two Online Journalism Awards, a World Press Photo Award, a Howard Scripps Award, the SXSW Virtual Cinema Grand Jury prize, 2017 & 2018 People’s Voice Webby for best social news content, as well as a News & Documentary Emmy and Future of StoryTelling nomination. Additionally, an interactive documentary overseen by Carla was one of the works cited in FRONTLINE’s 2019 duPont-Columbia Gold Baton win. In 2019, she was one of 26 women selected for the Online News Association Women’s Leadership Accelerator.
Prior to jumping at the chance to join FRONTLINE, she worked on features and nonfiction programming for the Discovery Channel, Sony Pictures and truTV. She graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in psychology.