Reporter. Filmmaker. Founder. | The Frontline Freelance Register
Anna Therese Day is an award-winning reporter, filmmaker, and social media researcher. On the ground in the Middle East and beyond, her coverage focuses on American foreign policy, women’s issues, and youth organizing. Her work has been featured in a variety of media outlets, including CNN, Al Jazeera English, VICE, CBS, and numerous print outlets, translated into Arabic, English, Hebrew, and Spanish. Day is a regular contributor to The New York Times Women in the World and a co-founder of Fovrth Studios, an independent documentary house.
Day was recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of their 30 Under 30 in the Media Category for 2017. She is a 2016 Truman National Security Fellow, 2013 Fulbright Fellow, a 2012 United Nations Press Fellow, and was named one of Google Zeitgeist’s top 30 Great Young Minds of Our Time in 2011. The Shorty Awards for Social Media recognized her as one of the Top 10 journalists of the Year at their 2013 and 2014 awards. She was named a national finalist for Running Start’s Emerging Young Leader 2015 Awards and selected as one of Mic.com’s #Mic50 Millennial Leaders 2015 list. Day’s latest project, AUTHENTICALLY US, was recently selected for premieres at SxSW and Tribeca film festivals in the Spring of 2018.
Day is a founding board member of The Frontline Freelance Register, a representative body for freelance conflict journalists organized by freelance conflict journalists. Day is also a board member of A Culture Of Safety (ACOS) Alliance, an unprecedented collaboration between journalists, news organizations, and press freedom NGOs committed to journalists’ safety.
Reporting on women and girls in conflict, The New York Times
Bearing Witness to the Rise of ISIS, by Gail Sheehy on Anna Therese Day, Jezebel