Gabrielle Schonder


Gabrielle Schonder has reported on more than 15 films for Frontline with the Kirk Documentary Group. An award-winning producer, she has covered national affairs, foreign policy, and national security. Gabrielle had her directorial debut in 2020 with The NRA: Under Fire documenting the NRA’s meteoric rise and the investigations to dissolve the powerful lobbying organization. Gabrielle covered the re-election efforts of President Trump for The Choice 2020, PBS’s acclaimed election-year series. She reported for the previous installment of The Choice 2016, which was recognized with an Emmy Award.

Gabrielle’s Frontline films include America’s Great Divide: From Obama to TrumpSupreme RevengeThe Mueller InvestigationZero Tolerance, Trump’s ShowdownTrump’s Takeover, Bannon’s War, Trump’s Road to the White House, and the four-hour Divided States of America.

Prior to joining PBS, Gabrielle was an investigative producer at 60 Minutes, the highest-rated news program in history. Her coverage of the 2015 Paris Attacks for the broadcast won an Emmy award. Her groundbreaking report about insider trading by members of Congress led to the passage of The STOCK Act. The report was honored with three Emmy nominations and a Joan Shorenstein Barone Award from the Congressional Correspondents Association.

Gabrielle studied politics and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas.

America's Dangerous Trucks
FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate deadly truck accidents and the fight over measures that could save thousands of lives.
June 13, 2023
1h 54m
America After 9/11
FRONTLINE traces the U.S. response to the September 11 terrorist attacks and the devastating consequences that unfolded across three presidencies.
September 7, 2021
Trump Supporters Hold "Stop The Steal" Rally In DC Amid Ratification Of Presidential Election
Trump's American Carnage
From his first days as president to his last, how Trump stoked division, violence and insurrection.
January 26, 2021
1h 54m
The Choice 2020: Trump vs. Biden
FRONTLINE investigates the defining moments that shaped Donald Trump and Joe Biden's lives.
September 22, 2020
NRA Under Fire
FRONTLINE investigates how the NRA, once an unrivaled political power, faced growing challenges from all sides.
March 24, 2020
3h 49m
America’s Great Divide: From Obama to Trump
FRONTLINE investigates America’s increasingly bitter, divided and toxic politics.
January 13, 2020