Max Green

Podcast Producer

Max Green is a Boston-based producer and reporter for The FRONTLINE Dispatch podcast.

He studied science journalism and audio at Columbia College Chicago, and cut his teeth making radio at WBEZ, Chicago’s NPR news station, where he was a reporter and producer covering a variety of topics but most often criminal justice and the environment. His reporting has been recognized with first place prizes from the Edward R. Murrow and National Headliner Awards, among others.

Policing the Police in Minnesota
As Derek Chauvin’s murder trial nears its end and Minnesota roils over the killing of Daunte Wright, calls for police accountability continue.
April 18, 2021
Poisoned: Tampa's Lead Problem
For years, hundreds of workers at the Gopher Resource lead smelting plant in Florida were exposed to dangerous levels of lead in the air.
March 25, 2021
An Impeachment and an Inauguration
The Biden administration is set to begin as America copes with a chaotic start to the new year: from an insurrection to a second impeachment of President Trump, all while the COVID-19 death toll reaches new heights. 
January 19, 2021
Chaos at the Capitol
A violent mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters invaded the U.S. Capitol on January 6, as Congress met to certify Joe Biden as the 46th president of the United States. The rioters plotted for weeks beforehand on social media, mobilizing around the president’s false claims of a stolen election and were egged on by him and others at a rally just before they stormed the Capitol.
January 9, 2021
Capturing 'American Voices' in a Year of Turmoil
When the pandemic hit, Dr. Blair Woodbury picked up the phone. He called his old friend, filmmaker Mike Shum, and urged him to get out and start recording the first draft of history.
November 21, 2020
American Mom Who Pleaded Guilty to Terrorism Charges Sentenced to 6.5 Years
In 2015, Samantha Elhassani traveled to Syria with her family, where her husband and brother-in-law joined the Islamic State terrorist group. She was sentenced in an Indiana court today.  
November 9, 2020
COVID-19 & the Medical Supply Crisis
As COVID swept the U.S., why did hospitals face deadly shortages of PPE and other medical supplies? How did America’s medical supply chain fail so catastrophically?
October 8, 2020
Making "The Choice"
Before America votes, what can Biden and Trump’s responses to past crises — both personal and political — tell us about how they might lead the United States through a time of national turbulence? 
September 22, 2020
A Mother & Her Newborn Separated by COVID-19
How the coronavirus separated a mother from her newborn baby, and the schoolteacher who stepped in to help the family in their time of need.
August 11, 2020
Essential and Unprotected
They’ve been keeping America fed throughout the pandemic — and they say they’ve had to choose between their health and their jobs.
July 21, 2020
Bribing Doctors, Making Millions
How a drug company made millions pushing an opioid painkiller up to 100x stronger than morphine, as many on Wall Street looked the other way.
June 23, 2020
Maria Ressa, Duterte & the Fight for the Free Press
Days before an expected verdict in her trial, Philippine journalist Maria Ressa speaks out about reporting on President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal drug war — and then becoming a high-profile target of his government’s crackdown on the press. 
June 12, 2020