Tom Jennings

Director
PBS Frontline
Participates in 1 Session

Tom Jennings is a journalist-filmmaker and is currently directing “Right To Fail,” an investigative documentary on mental health care deinstitutionalization in the US, for PBS Frontline and in partnership with ProPublica. As a documentary director he’s received the George Polk Award, the Emmy Award, the duPont-Columbia Silver Baton, the Overseas Press Club Award, the Edward R. Murrow Award, the Online News Association Award, and the Writers Guild of America Award. He teaches documentary filmmaking and investigative reporting at NYU, and in 2016 was appointed director of the Logan Nonfiction Program, a residency for documentary filmmakers and writers at the Carey Institute for Global Good in upstate New York with primary support from the Jonathan Logan Family Foundation. He's focused his work there on supporting independent documentary filmmakers as well as journalists under threat, an international initiative sponsored by OSF and in collaboration with Committee to Protect Journalists, Reporters WIthout Borders, Frontline Freelancers Registry, and many other press freedom groups around the world.

Sessions in which Tom Jennings participates

Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Time Zone: PDT/Pacific Time (US & Canada)
11:30 AM
11:30 AM