As senior producer for PBS's flagship public affairs documentary series Frontline, Raney Aronson-Rath guides the editorial development and execution of the series' primetime television broadcasts. With Executive Producer David Fanning, she oversees all phases of film production, from story development and assignment through final edit and post-production. Aronson-Rath is also instrumental in the daily editorial management of the series' non broadcast initiatives, including new media projects, audience engagement, educational outreach and promotion.
Since joining Frontline's staff in 2007, Aronson-Rath has supervised a number of Frontline productions, including Rules of Engagement, which was nominated for an Emmy, and films on domestic health care reform, America's debt crisis and international bribery. Her Frontline/World story on AIDS among India's sex workers won an Overseas Press Club Award. Aronson-Rath was the 2005 inaugural recipient of the Peter S. McGhee Fellowship from WGBH. She has also been awarded the Kaiser Family Foundation's Media Fellowship, a Sundance Documentary Fund grant, a New York State Council on the Arts grant and an International Reporting Project Fellowship.
Aronson-Rath has a bachelor's degree in South Asian studies and history from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and spent her junior year living in Benaras, India. She received her master's degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.