Behind-the-scenes of the "The Choice" with Steve Audette, Editor for the PBS series Frontline

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In this highly entertaining and informative presentation, Mr. Audette will screen clips from Frontline's "The Choice" episode to demonstrate the journalistic and storytelling methods that Frontline uses to approach an important topic, in this case, a look into the early life and political career of President Barrack Obama. The clips will demonstrate how big news organizations vs PBS brought their sensibilities to the narrative of the Barrack Obama biography - specifically his time at Harvard Law School. Mr. Audette will be discussing the editing and storytelling aspects of the clips and when each clip is analyzed side by side, viewers will be astonished (and amused) at the different approaches taken by various networks. This one hour OVEE presentation with Steve Audette will be moderated by Brenda Brkusic, PBS SoCaL Executive Producer of Program Development and National Productions. We invite you to participate in this exclusive live event hosted by PBS SoCaL!

About Steve Audette: Steve Audette has been making documentaries for nearly 20 years. Recently he finished cutting Frontline's "The Choice 2012" on the presidential campaign. With now over 40 production credits, Audette's work has contributed to many Emmy Award-winning documentaries, as well as Peabody and DuPont Columbia Award-winning programs. In 2008 Steve was nominated for an Eddie Award from American Cinema Editors (A.C.E.), in the category of Best Documentary Editor for the PBS public affairs series Frontline documentary called Bush's War. The film also went on to win a News and Documentary Emmy. Steve is currently Senior Documentary Editor for Frontline. For a full list of Steve's credits visit Steve's IMDB page: www.imdb.com/name/nm0999539/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1

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Go Inside “The Choice” with FRONTLINE Editor Steve Audette

Steve Audette screens clips from FRONTLINE's "The Choice" to demonstrate the journalistic and storytelling methods that FRONTLINE uses to approach an important topic, in this case, a look into the early life and political career of President Barrack Obama. The clips demonstrate how big news organizations vs. PBS brought their sensibilities to the narrative of the Barrack Obama biography.

FRONTLINE "The Choice" Segment

A clip from FRONTLINE's “The Choice.”

Duration: 20min 22sec

Moderators

  • Brenda Brkusic

    PBS SoCaL Executive Producer of Program Development and National Productions.

  • Brenda Brkusic, Executive Producer of Program Development & National Productions, PBS SoCaL

  • Steve Audette

  • FRONTLINE

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