Speaker - David Fanning

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David Fanning has been Executive Producer of PBS Frontline since its first season in 1983. After more than 530 films, Frontline remains America’s longest-running investigative documentary series on television. The series has won all of the major awards for broadcast journalism: 45 Emmys; 23 duPont-Columbia University Awards, 13 Peabody Awards,and 10 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards. In 1990 and in 1996, Frontline was recognized with the Gold Baton — the highest duPont-Columbia Award — for its “total contribution to the world of exceptional television.” In 2002, the series was honored with an unprecedented third Gold Baton for its post-Sept. 11 coverage, a series of seven hour-long documentaries on the origins and impact of terrorism. In 2003, A Dangerous Business, a Frontline/New York Times joint investigation of the cast-iron pipe-making industry was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service.

3 Programs

The Art of Documentary-Making

04.12.13 | 00:20:10 min | 0 comments

Logan Symposium: Investigative Reporting on TV

04.16.10 | 01:14:03 min | 1 comment

The Crisis in News: Broadcasting Panel

04.26.08 | 01:36:00 min | 0 comments