Nick Fraser

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Nick Fraser (born 21 January 1948) is a British documentary producer and journalist.[1] He spent seventeen years at the BBC, where he created and ran the international documentary strand Storyville.[2] In 2016 he left the BBC to launch the documentary SVOD platform Yaddo.[3]

Fraser is also a founder and executive producer of the Danish nonprofit The Why Foundation,[4] and has authored several non-fiction books.[5]

In May 2017, it was announced that Fraser is to be awarded the BAFTA Special Award for his work in the field of documentary.[6]


  1. ^ "The Guardian: Nick Fraser", The Guardian, London, retrieved 5 May 2017 
  2. ^ Simon Horsford (30 September 2008), "Storyville: Nick Fraser", Telegraph, London, retrieved 5 May 2017 
  3. ^ Kevin Ritchie (28 September 2016), "Nick Fraser leaves BBC 'Storyville' to launch SVOD", Realscreen, London, retrieved 5 May 2017 
  4. ^ The Why Foundation: About The Why, London, retrieved 5 May 2017 
  5. ^ Books by Nick Fraser, London, retrieved 5 May 2017 
  6. ^ Nick Fraser To Receive BAFTA Special Award, London, 10 May 2017, retrieved 12 May 2017