Carey Institute Nonfiction Program Director & Advisors Amongst 2016 Emmy Nominees

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The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced Friday that FRONTLINE has earned 18 Emmy nominations.  Raney Aronson-Rath, Executive Producer of FRONTLINE, is an active member of the Carey Institute Nonfiction Program Advisory Board.  The categories in which she is nominated include: Outstanding Investigative Journalism in a News Magazine; Outstanding Investigative Journalism – Longform; Outstanding Coverage of a Current News Story – Longform.  Much kudos to Raney!

Sheri Fink is nominated for her reporting from Sierra Leone on the documentary “Outbreak” which focuses on Ebola (Outstanding Investigative Journalism in a News Magazine);

Robert Rosenthal is nominated for Reveal’s reporting contribution to “Rape on the Night Shift” which explores sexual abuse of women in the cleaning industry (Outstanding Investigative Journalism – Longform; Outstanding Research); and

Tom Jennings, our newly Nonfiction Program Direcctor, is nominated as producer and director of “Being Mortal.”  Jennings and Atul Gawande authored this documentary that examines how doctors struggle to care for the terminally ill (Outstanding Informational Programming – Longform).

Congratulations to everyone on this honor. The awards will be announced mid-September and we are rooting for all of them! You can learn more about their works here.