Shayla Harris

Shayla Harris is a filmmaker based in New York and Paris. She shoots, produces and edits documentaries about gender, race and the legacies of war and trauma. She was most recently senior producer for digital video at Frontline PBS. Before joining Frontline, she managed the production of enterprise videos and web series at The New York Times and won numerous awards for her work, including an Emmy for “Life, Interrupted, a National Magazine Award, a George Foster Peabody, an Overseas Press Club Award and several Emmy nominations. For five years, she worked on award-winning documentaries for Dateline NBC, including as the producer of "The Education of Ms. Groves," which won a duPont and a Peabody. Harris has been honored as a Next Generation Leadership Fellow, French-American Foundation Young Leaders Fellow and a Pew International Journalism Fellow. She has degrees from Williams College and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

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