Fritz Kramer

Producer & Editor

Fritz Kramer is an award-winning producer and film editor. He has worked on more than 15 FRONTLINE films covering a wide variety of subjects ‒ from public health to international trade to the environment.

Kramer began his career at Hedrick Smith Productions and has spent over a decade at American University's Investigative Reporting Workshop. He and his colleagues have shared numerous honors, including two Emmy Awards, the Loeb Award for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism, the Grantham Prize for Excellence in Reporting on the Environment, the NIHCM Health Care Journalism Award, the Investigative Reporters & Editors Gold Medal, and the Overseas Press Club's award for international business news.

Prior to moving to long-form and documentary, Kramer edited digital media for ABC News’ Washington Bureau. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina, where he was a Morehead-Cain Scholar.


Washington D.C.

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The Healthcare Divide
FRONTLINE and NPR investigate the growing inequities in American healthcare exposed by COVID-19.
May 18, 2021
plastic wars
Plastic Wars
FRONTLINE and NPR investigate the fight over the future of plastics.
March 31, 2020
Trump's Trade War
Trump's Trade War
The inside story of President Trump’s gamble to confront China over trade.
May 7, 2019
U.S. and Puerto Rico flags hang on a damaged church after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in Carolina
Blackout in Puerto Rico
FRONTLINE and NPR investigate the humanitarian and economic crisis in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.
May 1, 2018
Poverty, Politics and Profit
FRONTLINE and NPR investigate the billions spent on affordable housing, and why so few get the help they need.
May 9, 2017