Director, Girl Rising; Co-Founder, The Documentary Group
Richard E. Robbins is an award-winning writer, director, and producer whose work includes both fiction and nonfiction. He spent a dozen years at ABC News and PBS’s "Frontline" covering both international and domestic affairs. He is a founding partner of The Documentary Group, a New York-based film and television production company. Robbins received an Oscar nomination for best documentary in 2008 for his theatrical directorial debut, Operation Homecoming. He has written for the TV dramas "Scandal" on ABC and "Rubicon" on AMC.