Zoe Todd

Former Abrams Journalism Fellow, FRONTLINE/Columbia Journalism School Fellowships

Bannon Charged with Fraud Involving Multi-Million Dollar Online Fundraiser
Former Trump adviser Stephen K. Bannon was arrested and charged Aug. 20, 2020, with defrauding hundreds of thousands of donors in connection to an online fundraiser called “We Build the Wall." He was ultimately pardoned by the outgoing President Trump.
August 20, 2020
“By a Hair”: The Precarious Fight Against COVID-19 in Cremona, Italy
Italian nurse Cristina Pilati describes the worst moment of her hospital's fight against COVID-19 in the city of Cremona.
May 19, 2020
As Pandemic Claims Non-COVID Patients, Some Face Difficult Decisions
The extent of the novel coronavirus' toll is far greater than previously reported, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control, including potentially tens of thousands of people who died without ever contracting COVID-19.
May 4, 2020
“Too late for New York,” Experts Warn, But Other States Can Still Stop Coronavirus' Spread
Each new infection has the potential to flare from one case to thousands, warns Nicholas Jewell and his daughter, Britta Jewell, who have spent years studying and modeling infectious diseases.
April 9, 2020
“I Feel Anguished": Research Center Head Warned of Pandemic Threat
J. Stephen Morrison, director of the Global Health Policy Center at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, warned that the U.S. was ill-prepared for a pandemic, but he told FRONTLINE that White House officials responded to recommendations with silence and even resistance.
April 9, 2020
‘Send Help’: Inside CBP’s Multi-Year Staffing Struggle
For years, more Border Patrol agents have left their jobs than Customs and Border Protection (CBP), its parent agency, was able to replace. The agency only recently turned the corner, following pressure by the administration to hire thousands more people.
January 7, 2020
WATCH: Fighting Ebola in a Congolese War Zone
In eastern Congo, in a region already devastated by a quarter century of war, an Ebola outbreak has spiraled into the second-largest epidemic on record.
December 23, 2019
‘Cull Her Out’: How Megyn Kelly went from Fox News Star to Alt-Right Target
In a new interview with FRONTLINE, Megyn Kelly revealed what it was like to go from Fox News star to alt-right target — and the pressure it put on her network’s then-CEO, Roger Ailes.
December 13, 2019