Anna Prichard is an American-born journalist based in Paris since 2009. Her work has appeared on numerous anglophone media outlets including The New York Times, Channel 4, National Geographic, PBS, BBC Radio and CNN. She has covered a wide range of topics including terrorism, social justice, and political upheaval. She has produced, shot and directed visually beautiful portraits of some of the most talented artists and performers in France. She has filmed with activists fighting a coal mine in South Africa, Rupaul’s drag queens on tour in Paris, French special forces simulating a hostage rescue, and the Mujahideen al Khalq who were simply eating lunch and discussing the overthrow of the Iranian regime. Her fascination with the resilience of human beings has led to her seek out stories that inspire and to focus on people who have creative solutions to the problems they encounter.
Produced and directed a portrait of Katya Zamolodchikova, glorious drag queen on tour in Paris.
Field Producer for National Geographic show with Michael Ware. Sitting down to interview the Mujahideen al Khalq, a secretive group that wants to overthrow the government of Iran.
Fixer on Terror in Europe, a PBS Frontline investigation into the systemic failings of the European intelligence services that led to a series of attacks in France in 2015.
Producer for award-winning documentary about the Paris terrorist attacks, broadcast on Channel 4, Smithsonian, France 5 and SBS Australia. https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x64amq2
Field Producer for New York Times. For five weeks, demonstrators had been marching in Paris and beyond, staging a nationwide rebellion against President Emmanuel Macron. We went to the French countryside, where the movement began, to find out whether the leaderless campaign could win longstanding changes.
Field Producer for New York Times Dispatches. We hit the streets at the height of the Yellow Vest movement in order to find out why the French are protesting.