Scott Anger is a three-time Emmy award-winning documentary filmmaker, photographer and journalist focused on stories about human rights, food security and the natural environment. Assignments have taken him to more than 50 countries over the past 30 years. Much of his work examines the implications of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East.
Scott began his career as an independent photojournalist working on assignment for publications such as TIME, Sports Illustrated, The New York Times, National Geographic Traveller, US News & World Report, The Washington Post, The Associated Press and The Fresno Bee. Along with his photography he produced audio stories for KQED, National Public Radio, Public Radio International and the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).
In 2001, Scott started working with the documentary program FRONTLINE on PBS. Since then, he has helped make 21 films for the program, including three that have been awarded the Alfred I. duPont Award for Excellence in Journalism, television’s highest journalism award.
Scott teaches storytelling and documentary production at workshops by the National Press Photographers Association, Western Kentucky University, Syracuse University and University of California, Los Angeles. He consults with a number of organizations on media strategy, audience engagement and content distribution. Scott has been a panelist and lecturer at a number of industry gatherings including the TriBeca Film Festival, NPPA’s annual Convergence Conference and the British Broadcasting Corporation’s annual company-wide conference in London.