Leila Miller

Former Tow Journalism Fellow, FRONTLINE/Columbia Journalism School Fellowships

Leila Miller was FRONTLINE's 2017 FRONTLINE-Columbia Tow Journalism Fellow. At Columbia Journalism School, from which she graduated in 2017, Miller’s reporting focused on health care, workplace safety and Latino communities. Before arriving at Columbia, Miller earned a B.A. in hispanic studies and politics from Oberlin College. She has reported from Argentina on the legacy of the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish Center in Buenos Aires, an attack that killed 85 people and stands as the deadliest bombing in the nation’s history. Her work has appeared in The Los Angeles Times, The Miami Herald, El Nuevo Herald, The Jewish Journal and KCRW, the NPR affiliate in Los Angeles.

Mentally Ill and Languishing in Jail
A Pennsylvania case illustrates a national problem: People with psychiatric illnesses often remain incarcerated while they wait for a hospital bed.
June 6, 2019
The Mueller Investigation, Explained
It dominated headlines for two years, but in March 2019, special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election came to an end. We followed the twists and turns of the investigation. Here’s what we know:
March 25, 2019
Senate Probe Finds Federal Agencies Inadequately Care for Unaccompanied Minors
Senate investigators have found that the U.S. government inadequately protects unaccompanied minors once they are released to sponsors.
August 16, 2018
How We Identified White Supremacists After Charlottesville
Producers A.C. Thompson and Karim Hajj discuss how they identified white supremacists for the new ProPublica and FRONTLINE documentary, Documenting Hate: Charlottesville.
August 7, 2018
A Father and Daughter Reunite, But Trauma Follows Them Home
Six-year-old Meybelin was separated from her father when they crossed the U.S. border. Since they were reunited, those who know her say she's different now.
July 31, 2018
After Deadline to Reunite Them, Hundreds of Children Remain Separated
The government has failed to reunite more than 700 children, in part because some parents have already been deported.
July 27, 2018
How We Found Unreported Claims of UN Peacekeeper Abuse
FRONTLINE producer Ramita Navai explains how she found new victims of abuse, and why so many cases go unreported and unpunished.
July 24, 2018
Trump Reverses on Family Separation Policy
FRONTLINE reports from the border town of McAllen, Texas.
June 20, 2018
Weinstein Indicted for Rape and Criminal Sexual Conduct
They are the first criminal charges against the producer, who still faces ongoing investigations.
May 30, 2018
Harvey Weinstein Arrested, Charged with Rape and Sex Abuse
They are the first criminal charges against the disgraced Hollywood mogul. Probes in three U.S. cities and London, as well as a federal investigation are ongoing.
May 25, 2018
Feds Investigating Whether Weinstein's Alleged Abuse Violated Federal Law
Prosecutors will look into whether Weinstein lured women into crossing state lines in order to commit a sex crime.
May 24, 2018
Q&A: How to Prove a Mass Killing Isn’t "Fake News"
FRONTLINE producer Evan Williams talks about how he documented mass killings of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.
May 8, 2018