Kyra Darnton

Kyra Darnton

President and Executive Producer

Retro Report

Kyra Darnton is the President and Executive Producer of Retro Report. She came to Retro Report from 60 Minutes, where her investigative reporting and storytelling won multiple awards, including a 2012 Peabody Award for a piece exposing fraud in cancer clinical trials. At Retro Report, she has overseen 250 short films with multiple distribution partners ranging from The New York Times to a prime-time PBS show to VICE TV, and has led Retro Report to numerous awards including multiple Emmy award nominations, Edward R. Murrow awards, Webbys, and a 2018 Gerald Loeb award. In 2020, Retro Report launched an education initiative after hearing from teachers that RR videos and educator resources solve a problem in the classroom: engaging students with history, civics and media literacy.