Zoe Todd

Former Abrams Journalism Fellow, FRONTLINE/Columbia Journalism School Fellowships

Zoë Todd is a multimedia journalist from Canada, trained to file feature and news stories for web, radio and television. She joined FRONTLINE in 2019 as a digital reporter and Abrams Journalism Fellow.

Todd holds a bachelor's degree from the Carleton University School of Journalism and a master's degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She grew up bilingually in a military family, splitting her childhood between Germany and Canada.

Before moving to the United States, Todd worked in local daily news as a video journalist and on-air reporter with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC).


Boston, MA

A Look at the Places Behind ‘American Voices: A Nation in Turmoil'
To lend broad insight into the communities featured in FRONTLINE's 2020 post-election special, we’ve looked to census, city, county and state data for some key stats.
November 18, 2020
Election Commission 'Not Aware of Any Irregularities' as Trump Campaign Calls for Wisconsin Recount
With former Vice President Joe Biden leading Wisconsin by a narrow margin, the local election commission and others respond to the Trump campaign's call for a state recount.
November 4, 2020
Students Registered. But Will They Cast Ballots? College Vote Unpredictable Heading into Election Day
Heading into Election Day, a promising bloc of young voters — students — remains unpredictable, despite high registration rates.
November 2, 2020
With Election 2020 Underway, a Key Provision of the Voting Rights Act Languishes
Against the backdrop of a pandemic and a divisive presidential election, legislation to restore key provisions of the Voting Rights Act, following the landmark 2013 Supreme Court 2013 decision Shelby v. Holder, remains locked in Congress.
October 21, 2020
And Then There Were Four: The Last U.S. Counties Reporting No COVID Cases
Seven months into the pandemic, only four U.S. counties report zero cases of the coronavirus: all sprawling, sparsely populated and majority white.
October 7, 2020
Handling of Public Protests a 'Stress Test' for Police Reform
Across the country, police have responded with force to protests over George Floyd's killing — including in some cities under federal consent decrees to reform their police departments. Monitors say police could find themselves out of compliance for how they've responded to the unrest.
September 18, 2020
Amid George Floyd Protests, a Critical Question: Can the Feds Fix American Policing?
As millions of people rallied in the streets this summer demanding an end to police violence, more than a dozen cities were quietly working on their own police reform process — in conference rooms and court hearings.  
September 16, 2020