Jim Gilmore

Jim Gilmore is a longtime producer/reporter who has worked with FRONTLINE for more than three decades, and for the past twenty years with the Kirk Documentary Group. He’s worked on over 50 programs for FRONTLINE, including nine that received Emmy Awards, two Peabody Awards, two George Polk Awards and two duPont Awards.

His documentary film career started with the BBC, in their New York City office, where he worked for four years back in the late 1980s. Over the years, he has also produced, reported and written for the Discovery Channel and The History Channel.

For FRONTLINE, his work has focused on national security, political and economic issues. Some recent programs Gilmore has been a reporter/producer on include: America’s Great Divide: From Obama to Trump, Supreme Revenge, The Mueller Investigation, Zero Tolerance, Trump’s Showdown, Trump’s Takeover, the four hour Divided States of America, Putin’s Revenge, League of Denial: the NFL’s Concussion Crisis, Money, Power and Wall Street, United States of Secrets, which won the Best Documentary Emmy award for 2015, Gunned Down: the Power of the NRA, The Torture Question, Losing Iraq, The Anthrax Files, The Dark Side, Inside the Meltdown, The Man Who Knew and four of FRONTLINE’s popular election-year biography programs, The Choice 2000, 2008, 2012, and 2016.

Gilmore gradated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the film program at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.

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The Choice 2020: Trump vs. Biden
FRONTLINE investigates the defining moments that shaped Donald Trump and Joe Biden's lives.
September 22, 2020
54m
Protesters against the state's extended stay-at-home order demonstrate in Austin
United States of Conspiracy
How trafficking in conspiracy theories went from the fringes of U.S. politics into the White House.
July 28, 2020
54m
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NRA Under Fire
FRONTLINE investigates how the NRA, once an unrivaled political power, is now facing challenges from all sides.
March 24, 2020