Raney Aronson-Rath | FRONTLINE

Creating a Culture of Innovation at FRONTLINE


FRONTLINE Executive Producer Raney Aronson-Rath will discuss what it means for a national investigative journalism organization to be innovating in a disrupted media landscape. Through FRONTLINE’s first foray into a VR experience, to the future of its journalism, there has been a large emphasis on creating a culture of innovation within a legacy news organization. Even though our world is rapidly changing, Raney and FRONTLINE continue to champion narrative journalism, documentary filmmaking, and visual storytelling, adapting to provide the core human experience of an amazing story regardless of traditional or non-traditional format.


Raney Aronson-Rath is the executive producer of FRONTLINE, PBS’ flagship investigative journalism series, and a leading voice on the future of journalism. Aronson-Rath oversees FRONTLINE’s acclaimed reporting on air and online and directs the series’ editorial vision, executive producing over 20 documentaries each year on critical issues facing the country and world. Under her leadership, FRONTLINE has earned two Oscar nominations, and has won every major award in broadcast journalism, including Peabody Awards, Emmy Awards, an Institutional Peabody Award, and the first Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Gold Baton awarded in a decade.


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