Dan Nolan

Lead Designer for Digital

Dan Nolan focuses on interactive storytelling, website user experience and overall series branding. He was the lead designer during the FRONTLINE website redesign in 2015 and his design work on the interactive documentary, The Last Generation, helped FRONTLINE win 8 awards including an Emmy and a duPont-Columbia Gold Baton. 

Dan has been designing digital experiences in public media for over a decade. He was previously a senior designer and design manager at WGBH Digital where he mentored a team of designers and worked on PBS series' websites and educational games. 

Dan has taught motion graphics at Northeastern University. He also graduated from Northeastern with a B.S. in graphic design.


Boston, MA

How the Stock Market & U.S. Household Income Diverged After the 2008 Crash
To illustrate the disconnect between Wall Street and Main Street, FRONTLINE has charted the performance of two major stock indices against the growth of median household income in the U.S.
July 13, 2021
We Found Dozens of Uncounted Deaths During the Flint Water Crisis. Here’s How.
A deadly outbreak during the water crisis officially killed 12 people. A FRONTLINE investigation strongly suggests the toll was much higher. Here's how we did it.
September 10, 2019
QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Your Supreme Court?
Take our quiz to find out how well you know your Supreme Court.
May 23, 2019
The Frontline Interviews: The Facebook Dilemma
Frontline filmed four dozen original interviews while making The Facebook Dilemma. Explore many of these interviews — and see how Frontline used them in the film — in this interactive version of The Facebook Dilemma, part of FRONTLINE's Transparency Project.
December 3, 2018
Child Marriage in America: By the Numbers
More than 200,000 children under 18 have been legally married in the U.S. since 2000. This is what we know about them.
July 6, 2017
Solitary By the Numbers
A closer look at who is being held in solitary, where and why.
April 18, 2017
Anatomy of an Exodus
How Europe's refugee and migrant crisis unfolded.
December 22, 2016
Quiz: Spot the Illegal Police Stop
The stakes in a police stop can be high. What an officer discovers during a stop -- and how -- helps determine whether someone is allowed to carry on with their day, whether they’ll go to jail and even what type of evidence is used at trial.
June 28, 2016
Can FEMA’s Flood Insurance Program Afford Another Disaster?
The National Flood Insurance Program is $23 billion in debt. Can it afford another big disaster?
May 24, 2016
Children of Syria By the Numbers
For the millions of children caught in the middle of the fighting, or living abroad as refugees, the war in Syria has taken an especially painful toll.
April 19, 2016
Heroin and Opioid Addiction, In Your Own Words
We asked the FRONTLINE audience to share their experiences with addiction. These are their stories.
March 3, 2016
How Bad is the Opioid Epidemic?
The epidemic didn't happen overnight. Here's a brief look at how it evolved and who is most affected.
February 23, 2016