Senior Editorial Team

David Fanning, Executive Producer

David Fanning has been executive producer of FRONTLINE since its first season in 1983. In 2010, after 28 seasons and 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, including a special Emmy Award for excellence in documentary filmmaking; 24 duPont-Columbia University Awards; 13 Peabody Awards; and 11 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards. In 1989 and 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. more


Raney Aronson-Rath, Deputy Executive Producer

As series senior producer for PBS’ flagship public affairs documentary series FRONTLINE, Raney Aronson-Rath guides the editorial development and execution of the series, from primetime television broadcasts to multiplatform initiatives. With Executive Producer David Fanning, she oversees all phases of production and runs the daily editorial management of the series, as well as FRONTLINE’s new monthly magazine program. Instrumental in spearheading the magazine launch, Aronson-Rath works to re-imagine long-form documentary while maintaining the excellence in journalism and production for which FRONTLINE is known. more


Andrew Metz, Series Senior Editor

Andrew Metz is FRONTLINE’s Series Senior Editor. With Deputy Executive Producer Raney Aronson-Rath and Executive Producer David Fanning, he oversees the editorial mission for FRONTLINE, working with journalists to develop and produce original stories, reviewing reporting for all FRONTLINE’s programming and helping to manage collaborations with the series’ journalism partners. more





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