Martin Smith

Martin Smith

Writer, Producer, Correspondent

In his 40 years producing and reporting, Martin Smith has covered the world: from revolution in Central America and the fall of communism in Russia, to the rise of Al Qaeda and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, to the inside story of the global financial meltdown. Smith has often been ahead of the news curve. He was among the first journalists to investigate Col. Oliver North’s clandestine Contra arms network and one of the first western reporters to investigate the emergence of Osama bin Laden and the Al Qaeda network.  Smith is the 2014 recipient of the John Chancellor […]

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Marcela Gaviria

Marcela Gaviria

Producer, Director, Writer

Marcela Gaviria is a journalist and filmmaker with Rain Media in New York City.  Over the past decade she has produced over 35 hours for FRONTLINE (PBS), covering the rise of Al Qaeda, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the culture of risk taking on Wall Street, America’s heroin epidemic, and the crackdown on undocumented immigrants under the Trump Administration. Gaviria has earned every award in broadcast journalism multiple times, including seven Emmys, three Peabody’s,  three Dupont Columbia silver batons, four Writer’s Guild Awards, three Overseas Press Club Awards, a Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, and the prestigious George Polk Award […]

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Christine Canedo

Christine Canedo

Line Producer

Christine Canedo is the Line Producer for Rain Media. Prior to working at Rain, Christine was the production manager for the HBO documentary, Risky Drinking, directed by Academy Award-winning director, Ellen Goosenberg Kent .  She was also the production manager for Showtime’s Emmy Award-winning documentary series, Years of Living Dangerously (2014). Christine’s other documentary work includes post-production coordinating the documentary When the Drum is Beating (2011) and associate producing two documentaries while working for Major League Baseball Advanced Media (MLBAM). While working at MLBAM, Christine also produced numerous commercials and web pieces, and field produced at the MLB All-Star Game, […]

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Hannes Hosp

Hannes Hosp

Editor

Hannes Hosp is a documentary filmmaker and editor based in New York City. He started his filmmaking career at Barbara Kopple’s Cabin Creek Films as an intern and associate producer where he worked on films about Syrian and Iraqi refugees and the Iranian hostage crisis. Hannes went on to work at 2over10 Media as an editor and cameraperson for PBS Frontline’s Right to Fail which won the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Documentary in 2020. At Rain Media, Hannes edited The Crown Prince, a two hour documentary special for PBS Frontline on repression and reform in Saudi Arabia, […]

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