Scott Anger is an award-winning, independent journalist and documentary filmmaker whose work has spanned every medium over the past 25 years. Most recently, he was the Director of Video at The Los Angeles Times.
As a freelance photojournalist, Scott worked on assignment for a number of leading publications. In 1996, he began producing radio stories for National Public Radio and the British Broadcasting Corporation both in the U.S. and while living in Southeast Asia.
From 1998 to 2000, Scott was the Voice of America radio bureau chief based in Islamabad from where he covered Pakistan, Afghanistan and Central Asia. He established and staffed one of only five foreign news bureaus that operated full-time under the Taliban regime in Kabul.
After the attacks on the United States in 2001, Scott began reporting, field producing and shooting films for the documentary program FRONTLINE on PBS. Since then, he has helped produce seven films for the program including two that have been awarded the Alfred I. duPont Award for Excellence in Journalism, television’s highest journalism award.
In addition to his current affairs work, Scott has helped produce and shoot five feature-length documentary films: Home Front (SHOWTIME), Greensboro; Closer to the Truth (PBS/theatrical), Witnesses to a Secret War (PBS), Live in Limbo (independent) and The Lost Bird Project (in production).
Scott also teaches and consults with universities, organizations and individuals about multimedia storytelling, documentary film production and online video strategy.
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