Patrice Taddonio

Digital Writer & Audience Development Strategist

She Has Cancer and Is High-Risk for COVID Complications. But Like Many Essential Farmworkers, She Can’t Stay Home
Sinthia Hernandez’s story helps reveal “COVID’s Hidden Toll” on workers maintaining America’s food supply, many of them undocumented immigrants.
July 21, 2020
Meet a Woman Who Helped Her Town Save Some 850 People Threatened by ISIS
When ISIS massacred some 1,700 Iraqi cadets from Camp Speicher, one woman and her town helped save an estimated 850 others from meeting the same fate.
July 14, 2020
“Opioids, Inc.”: 10 Key Takeaways From FRONTLINE and the Financial Times’ Insys Investigation
Plus, where to stream the "Opioids, Inc." documentary.
June 23, 2020
U.S. Enacts New Law Condemning China's Treatment of Uyghur and Other Muslims
Learn about the Chinese government's detention and surveillance of Uyghur and other Muslims in FRONTLINE's "China Undercover."
June 18, 2020
WATCH: As the COVID Threat Ramped Up, Trump Resisted Sounding the Alarm
An excerpt from FRONTLINE’s documentary “The Virus: What Went Wrong?” zeroes in on a pivotal sequence of events in the administration’s coronavirus response.
June 16, 2020
Remembering the Tiananmen Square Crackdown, and the “Tank Man”
On June 4, 1989, Chinese troops opened fire on civilians in Beijing's Tiananmen Square — part of a bloody government crackdown on dissent that killed unknown numbers of unarmed pro-democracy protesters and bystanders throughout the city.
June 4, 2020
18 Years Old and on a Ventilator With COVID-19
While the coronavirus pandemic has been particularly lethal for people who are elderly, youth doesn’t guarantee protection against becoming critically ill. The story of an intubated 18-year-old in a new FRONTLINE documentary drives that point home.
May 19, 2020
“I’m Very Scared”: A 30-Year-Old Mom Confronts the Coronavirus, as Doctors Are Forced to Make Life-and-Death Choices
Scenes from an unprecedented new FRONTLINE documentary filmed inside an Italian hospital show the wrenching battle against COVID-19 up close.
May 18, 2020
As President Trump’s Immigration Crackdown Continues, 4 Documentaries to Watch
FRONTLINE has been chronicling Trump’s harsh stance on immigration — and how it has served as a winning political strategy — from the beginning.
April 22, 2020
“No Good Choices”: At the First U.S. Hospital Network to Knowingly Battle the Coronavirus, a Struggle Over Protective Equipment
“We cannot have our own caregivers going down from COVID while they’re trying to take care of the community,” says Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips.
April 21, 2020
During the Coronavirus Crisis, the Trump Administration's Environmental Rollbacks Continue
Watch "War on the EPA" for the backstory on how the battle over environmental regulations and climate science has been waged.
April 10, 2020
WATCH: In Milwaukee, Stories of Hope, Disparity, "Helpers" and Loss Amid COVID-19
A half-hour long Milwaukee PBS special gives a panoramic view of how the pandemic is impacting the local community.
April 9, 2020