Andrew Golis is the Director of Digital Media and a Senior Editor for PBS’s flagship public affairs documentary series FRONTLINE.
Golis is responsible for integrating the series’ broadcast and digital efforts as a part of FRONTLINE’s ongoing transition to a post-broadcast future. He is a part of FRONTLINE’s senior editorial team, overseen by Executive Producer David Fanning and Deputy Executive Producer Raney Aronson-Rath, and oversees two departments: Digital, which includes editorial, strategy, design and product development, and Audience Development, which includes promotion, broadcast and digital audience research, and long-term audience strategy.
Golis has helped expand FRONTLINE’s digital first original reporting and analysis, grow its digital audience by over 75% and launch a series of award-winning experiments in interactive video. In September of 2012, FRONTLINE was awarded an Online Journalism Award for General Excellence. In December of 2012, Golis was listed by Forbes in their annual “30 under 30” list for media.
Previously, Golis was the Editor of Blogging and a Politics Editor at Yahoo! News, where he built a network of reported blogs for the biggest digital news audience in the country. Before that, he was the Deputy Publisher of Talking Points Memo, where he helped manage that company’s explosive editorial, audience and business growth as it transitioned from a one-man blog to a fully staffed news organization.
Andrew also speaks and consults regularly on digital journalism.
He graduated from Harvard University, where he studied American political history and social movements in the honors Social Studies program. He lives in Boston, MA with his wife, feminist writer and activist Jessica Valenti, and their daughter.