Patrice Taddonio

Digital Writer & Audience Development Strategist

On Night of Ginsburg’s Death, McConnell Pushed Trump to Nominate Amy Coney Barrett
An excerpt from FRONTLINE’s ‘Supreme Revenge: Battle for the Court’ goes inside Sen. McConnell’s swift maneuvering to achieve a 6-3 conservative majority.
November 24, 2020
'I Have Someone Else's Lungs': Meet a 28-Year-Old Who Survived COVID-19 via a Double Lung Transplant
Mayra Ramirez, 28, was among the first known COVID-19 patients in the U.S. to receive new lungs. She shares her story in ‘American Voices: A Nation in Turmoil.’
November 17, 2020
Behind ‘American Voices’: How 2 Dozen Cinematographers Followed People Across the Country for FRONTLINE’s Latest Film Documenting 2020
A documentarian and a doctor joined forces with cinematographers in roughly 12 states to capture a first draft of 2020 history as intimately yet safely as possible.
November 17, 2020
Awaiting Election Results, the U.S. Set a New Daily COVID Record. These 8 Films Offer Context.
Learn how we reached more than 100,000 daily new COVID cases by watching these documentaries on the pandemic.
November 5, 2020
As the U.S. Leaves the Paris Accord, Revisit FRONTLINE’s Recent Climate Reporting
These five projects illuminate the science, politics and impact of climate change.
November 4, 2020
They Faced a Chaotic Primary. Now Wisconsin Voters Are Trying to Make Sure Their Ballots Count
In the April primary, these Wisconsin voters faced barriers to casting their ballots. Now they’re fighting for their vote to count in the presidential election.
November 3, 2020
As Purdue Pharma Agrees to Settle with the DOJ, Revisit Its Role in the Opioid Crisis
The settlement between Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin, and the federal government is the latest in a battle over who is responsible for the nation’s opioid crisis, as covered by FRONTLINE in "Chasing Heroin" and "Opioids, Inc."
October 21, 2020
How Associating Mail-in Ballots with Voter Fraud Became a Political Tool
Unsubstantiated warnings of widespread voter fraud in the 2020 election echo a 1980s case involving Black civil rights activists and then-Alabama Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
October 20, 2020
Depleted National Stockpile Contributed to COVID PPE Shortage: ‘You Can’t Be Prepared If You’re Not Funded to Be Prepared’
"America’s Medical Supply Crisis," a new documentary from FRONTLINE, The Associated Press and the Global Reporting Centre, examines missed opportunities to fend off a deadly PPE shortage.
October 6, 2020
In First Debate, President Trump Again Declines to Unequivocally Condemn White Supremacist Groups
His avoidance of doing so on the presidential debate stage echoed his response to the deadly Charlottesville rally.
September 30, 2020
4 FRONTLINE Documentaries to Watch on Tonight’s Presidential Debate Topics
From the coronavirus to the Supreme Court, watch these FRONTLINE documentaries for context on four key subjects that are slated for discussion in the presidential debate.
September 29, 2020
Biden’s Stutter: How a Childhood Battle Shaped His Approach to Life & Politics
“So much of who he is comes back to that,” journalist Jeanne Marie Laskas says of Biden's stutter in "The Choice 2020: Trump vs. Biden."
September 22, 2020