«Class of 2008

Rick Young

producer, PBS Frontline, Washington

Young was born in Washington DC and earned his bachelor’s degree from Colorado College in Colorado Springs. In 1990, his journalism career began when he joined the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in Sydney as a documentary researcher and associate producer, after having been a congressional investigator for the U.S. House of Representatives from 1983-1989. Since 1992, he has been an independent producer for PBS Frontline, working on a wide variety of programs including the business and economics beat for the series for the last four years. He has received numerous awards including, two Writers’ Guild nominations, two Emmy’s and three Emmy nominations for his documentaries.

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