A Peabody Nomination!
We’re beyond thrilled that our film, American Reckoning, made with Frontline PBS has been nominated for the prestigious Peabody Award in the “Public Service” category. Watch American Reckoning here.
A Webby Award
We’re honored that our series, “Extremism in America,” has won a Webby Award for best 2023 Video: News & Politics.
Retro Report Named a 2023 NIHCM Awards Finalist
The Weight of Stigma: Heavier Patients Confront a Bias, released in collaboration with Scientific American, has been named a 2023 NIHCM Awards finalist.
Retro Report is an Eppy Award Runner Up
We are excited to announce that _Massacre in El Salvador _is a runner up in the 2022 Editor & Publisher EPPY Awards for “Best News or Event Feature Video.”
Retro Report Wins an Online Journalism Award
Our Extremism in America series, which places the debate over how to respond to the rise in domestic terrorism into historical context, has won the Online Journalism Award for Best Digital Video Storytelling Series.
Retro Report Wins the National Press Club Journalism Award
We’re excited to announce that Massacre in El Salvador has been awarded the prestigious Edwin M. Hood National Press Club Journalism Award for foreign policy reporting.
Retro Report and FRONTLINE air Facing Eviction
On July 26, Retro Report and FRONTLINE will air and begin streaming Facing Eviction, an intimate look at the experience of people at risk of being evicted during the pandemic.
Retro Report Wins Three Telly Awards
We’re honored to have won three Telly Awards for excellence in video and television.
Two Webby Award Honors
Two Retro Report videos chosen by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences as Webby Award Honorees.
Hot Docs Festival Premiere
We’re incredibly excited that the film we produced, How Saba Kept Singing is going to be premiering at the Hot Docs Festival.
NIHCM Journalism Award
We’re proud to announce that our story, What’s in a Number? Some Research Shows That a Lower B.M.I. Isn’t Always Better. is a finalist in the NIHCM Journalism and Research awards.
Retro Report Welcomes 145 Educators to New Advisory Teams
Two teams of accomplished educators will serve as advisors to Retro Report as it expands an innovative program supporting teachers.
Retro Report Wins a Nonprofit News Award
We are so honored that Bringing Midwifery Back to Black Mothers has won the Nonprofit News Breaking Barriers Award. The award recognizes journalism that brings new understanding to an issue affecting people who are historically underrepresented.
LA Shorts International Film Festival
We’re honored to have The BurningBed chosen as an official selection of the LA Shorts International Film Festival. It premieres on July 17th and can be watched via the film festival here.
Three Telly Award Wins
We’re thrilled to have three Telly Award winning stories! The Burning Bed won in the Social Issues category, while Enemies of the People: Trump and the Political Press won for Political/Commentary and News/News Feature.
A Mirror Award Nomination
The Mirror Awards recognize the reporters, editors and teams of writers who hold a mirror to their own industry for the public’s benefit. It’s an honor to have Enemies of the People: Trump and the Political Press nominated for this prestigious award.
Three Webby Nominations
Racial Inequality Was Tearing the U.S. Apart, a 1968 Report Warned. It Was Ignored. is nominated for best shortform documentary, American Samoa Dodged a Pandemic in 1918. Here’s What We Learned for best news and politics video and The Lessons of H.I.V. for best science and education video.
The American Documentary and Animation Film Festival
We’re thrilled to announce that The Burning Bed, a short documentary we released in partnership with The New Yorker, has been chosen as an official selection of the American Documentary and Animation Film Festival.
Retro Report Wins the Eppy Award
The Burning Bed examines the case of Francine Hughes, a battered woman charged with her husband’s murder, but eventually freed after a public outcry. While her case spurred stronger protections, millions of women a year are abused by a partner.
Retro Report Wins a Military Reporters & Editors Journalism Award
She Rocked the Pentagon, produced by Karen M. Sughrue as part of Retro Report on PBS has won a Military Reporters & Editors Journalism Award in the television category.
Retro Report is a Webby Award Honoree
Coronavirus Reignites a Fight Over Rights of Detained Migrant Children, which examines the Flores Settlement — a decades-old agreement that dictates how migrant children held in federal custody should be treated – has been named a Webby Award honoree.
Retro Report is nominated for two Emmy Awards
We are nominated for two News & Documentary Emmy Awards! Operation Ceasefire, released in collaboration with The New Yorker, was nominated for Outstanding Editing and Future of Aging, released in collaboration with Quartz, was nominated for Outstanding Business, Consumer or Economic Report.
Retro Report and Quartz win an Edward R. Murrow Award
We are excited to announce that The Future of Gaming just won a very prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award! You can watch the winning story here.
A Webby Award Win!
We attended the Webbys to accept our award for All in the Game: the Black Athletein America. A good time was had by all…
Retro Report Receives Four Webby Award Nominations!
We are incredibly excited to be nominated for four Webby Awards – All in the Game: the Black Athlete in America is nominated for best Sports video, Why We Can’t Have a Civil Conversation About Guns is nominated in News & Politics, Future of Gaming in the technology category — AND Retro Report for best News & Politics series!
Coming this fall, "Retro Report on PBS"
We’re excited to announce that coming this fall, we’ll be launching a weekly series on PBS that examines how today’s top stories connect to the past. “Retro Report on PBS” will be hosted by Celeste Headlee and Masud Olufani and feature segments from Andy Borowitz!!!
The Code nominated by Jackson Hole Film Festival
The Code, which looks at the hype and hope surrounding the human genome, has been named a finalist in the best series category for the 2018 SMASH Jackson Hole Science Media Awards. You can watch The Codehere.
Ceasefire chosen as an Official Selection by the LA Shorts Festival
The LA Shorts Festival, one of the most prestigious and largest international short film festivals in the world, has chosen our yet-to-be-released documentary Ceasefire as an Official Selection.
Two Emmy Award Nominations
We’ve received two Emmy nominations! All in the Game: The Black Athlete in America is nominated in the Outstanding Arts, Culture and Entertainment Report category and our What Happens Next trailer is nominated for Outstanding Promotional Announcement.
Retro Report Wins the Gerald Loeb Award!
Future of Money has won the Gerald Loeb Awards for Best video – it’s a huge honor to win the most coveted award in financial journalism. Watch the winning story here.
"The Black Athlete in America" wins National Edward R. Murrow Award
We’re thrilled that our story All in the Game: The Black Athlete in America, released in collaboration with The New Yorker, has won the National RTDNA Edward R. Murrow award for sports reporting!
Retro Report wins Webby Award for Best News & Politics Series
We’re thrilled to have won a Webby Award for Best News & Politics Series. The competition was stiff – we were up against the likes of Vice, Young Turks,etc – so we’re very proud of this one!
Retro Report and Montclair Film work together on media literacy outreach
Launch party for our Human Genome series with STAT
In early April we premiered Finding the Code, the first in a three-part series with STAT, which explores genetic medicine and what its successes and failures mean for the future. Following the video we hosted a panel discussion with Mildred Solomon and Josephine Johnston of The Hastings Center.
Society of American Business Editors and Writers Award
What Happens Next, a series that we produced in collaboration with Quartz, has been awarded a Society of American Business Editors and Writers award for best video. You can watch the series here.
Retro Report wins 7 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards
We’re thrilled to have won seven Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards! Retro Report as a whole won for Regional Overall Excellence, while Nuclear Winter won best Breaking News, After Bush v. Gore won best Hard News, On Account of Sex won best News Documentary, Unraveling Zero Tolerance won best Continuing Coverage and Atomic Vets won best Continuing and Investigative Coverage.
Retro Report named Mirror Awards finalist
Great news! The Mirror Awards, which honor journalists who hold a mirror to their own industry for the public’s benefit, have nominated The Outrage Machine in the Best Single Article/Story category! You can watch the nominee here.
Retro Report Receives Three Webby Award Nominations
We’re honored to receive three Webby Award nominations. Where Does the American Dream Live? is nominated for News & Politics: Individual Episode, The Terminator and the Washing Machine for Film & Video: Technology – and Retro Report as a whole is an honorable mention in the Film & Video: News & Politics.
"Nuclear Winter" is shown at the Environmental Film Festival
Nuclear Winter which examined whether Carl Sagan’s fear that a nuclear war could plunge the world into a deadly ice age is included in the Environmental Film Festival hosted by the Pulitzer Center. You can watch the story here.
Retro Report Receives Two ONA Journalism Award nominations
Exciting news – we have been nominated for two Online News Association Journalism Awards!! The Population Bomb? was nominated for Explanatory Reporting and Blood and Sport was nominated in the Sports category. You can watch The Population Bombhere and Blood and Sporthere.
A News & Documentary Emmy Award nomination!
We’re beyond excited that our story Vaccines: An Unhealthy Skepticism has been nominated for The News & Documentary Emmy Awards!! As a small start-up going up against some of the biggest in the business, we truly mean it when we say that just being nominated is winning for us. Watch the nominee here.
Sarah Weiser recognized by the National Press Photographers Association
A big congrats to our reporter Sarah Weiser for being recognized in the National Press Photographers Association Best of Photojournalism Competition for the beautiful photos taken while on assignment in India.
Retro Report wins 3 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards
Two Retro Report stories screened at Arizona State University Film Festival
"Haunted by Columbine" named a Mirror Award finalist
Haunted by Columbine, which partly looks at how misconceptions perpetuated by the media still inform how we think about the Columbine massacre, has been named a Mirror Award finalist. The Mirror Awards honor the members of the press who hold a mirror to their own industry for the public’s benefit.
Anatomy of an Interrogation named a Webby Award Official Nominee
Fantastic news! Anatomy of an Interrogation, the little-known story of the first and only interrogator connected to the CIA to be convicted of torturing a suspected terrorist, has been chosen as an Official Honoree by The Webby Awards!
Latest addition to the office!
The Emmy award we won in the Best Editing category for Go or No Go: the Challenger Legacy has arrived!
Movin' on up!
Settling in to our new office!!! It’s quite a change from our little basement office.
Retro Report wins an Emmy!
We’re incredibly excited to have won an Emmy for Best Editing for Go or No Go: the Challenger Legacy, which looked at the space shuttle explosion and the general nature of calamity. Watch the winning entry here.
A Search for Justice wins an Edward R. Murrow award
A Search for Justice, which follows up on the recent events surrounding the 1980 murder of four American nuns in El Salvador, has been awarded an RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Award for Continuing Coverage.
Retro Report wins FOCAL International Award
Retro Report wins FOCAL International Award for Go or No Go: The Challenger Legacy. Watch the winning entry here.
Retro Report honored by The Webby Awards
We’re thrilled to announce that The Webby Awards have chosen Go or No Go: the Challenger Legacy as an honoree in the Best Editing category.
A Search for Justice Screened at the Socially Relevant Film Festival
A Search for Justice screened at the Socially Relevant Film Festival, which focuses on human interest stories that raise awareness and offer positive solutions through the medium of cinema. You can watch A Search for Justicehere.
"The Shadow of Thalidomide" nominated for an Emmy Award
“The Shadow of Thalidomide* is nominated for Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Magazine.
Retro Report wins the Edward R. Murrow Award for Regional Overall Excellence
We are thrilled that Retro Report has won the Edward R. Murrow Award for Regional Overall Excellence.
Retro Report Wins an Edward R. Murrow Award
“The Sleeper Cell That Wasn’t" wins an Edward R. Murrow Award, in the category of Best Regional Video News Documentary.
“Taking the Lid Off the McDonald's Coffee Case" is a Mirror Awards nominee
We are honored that Taking the Lid Off the McDonald’s Coffee Case is nominated by The Mirror Awards in the Best Single Story category.
A Mirror Award Nomination
We are honored that Taking the Lid Off the McDonald’s Coffee Case has been nominated by The Mirror Awards in the Best Single Story category.