Michelle Mizner

Series Producer & Editor

Michelle Mizner is an Emmy-winning documentary maker at FRONTLINE PBS. As a director, producer, writer, shooter, film and audio editor, her work for the series spans many storytelling forms. She was the producer, writer, and creative director of INHERITANCE, an interactive documentary that earned a News and Documentary Emmy for Outstanding New Approaches: Documentary; a Peabody Awards nomination; and was recognized by the Peabodys with an inaugural “Futures of Media” award. The next interactive film she produced, shot and edited, THE LAST GENERATION, told the stories of three children growing up in the Marshall Islands, a low-lying nation threatened by rising seas. It also earned a News and Documentary Emmy for Outstanding New Approaches: Documentary; was named “Interactive of the Year” by World Press Photo; and was cited in FRONTLINE’s 2018 duPont-Columbia Gold Baton award. Michelle’s work also appears on the national television broadcast. In 2017, she produced and edited INSIDE YEMEN with correspondent Martin Smith. The film was nominated for a News and Documentary Emmy for Best Story in a News Magazine. She has edited multiple films for FRONTLINE and has produced for their podcast series, 'The Dispatch'. No matter the form, Michelle’s main obsession is to find and tell great stories.

The Weight of Dust
December 13, 2018
The Last Generation
April 6, 2018
Inside Yemen
October 18, 2017
Betting on Trump: Water
February 15, 2017
Zika Uncontained
August 10, 2016
Mosquito Hunter
August 2, 2016
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The Recovery’s Racial Divide
August 1, 2016
Why the Middle Class Matters
June 9, 2016
October 29, 2015
LISTEN: A Brother's Quest
October 13, 2015