Nominee 2021

American Insurrection

FRONTLINE, ProPublica, and Berkeley Journalism’s Investigative Reporting Program

This examination of far-right extremism in America traces the path from the deadly 2017 Charlottesville rally to the January 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, in a reporting collaboration among “Frontline,” ProPublica, and Berkeley Journalism’s Investigative Reporting Program.


Network/Station/Platform:  PBS / GBH / FRONTLINE. Executive Producer:  Raney Aronson-Rath. Managing Editor:  Andrew Metz. Senior Producer:  Frank Koughan. Director:  Richard Rowley. Writer:  Richard Rowley. Producers:  A.C. Thompson, Karim Hajj, Jacqueline Soohen. Consulting Producer:  Ford Fischer. Film Editors: Jacqueline Soohen, Steve Audette, ACE. Editors:  David E. Thigpen, David Barstow, Geeta Anand (Berkeley Journalism Investigative Reporting Program); T. Christian Miller, Richard Tofel, Robin Fields, Stephen Engelberg (ProPublica). Reporters/Correspondents:  A.C. Thompson, Dan Glaun, Karim Hajj, Jake Hanrahan, Lila Hassan, Zoe Todd, Ali Winston, Ellie Lightfoot, Kathryn Hurd, Gisela Perez de Acha. Directors of Photography:  Richard Rowley, Karim Hajj. Original Music:  Brian McOmber.