THE 39th NEWS & DOCUMENTARY EMMYS®

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The force behind NOVA, the most watched primetime science series on American television, is senior executive producer Paula S. Apsell, whose enthusiasm for science and excellence is the foundation of its in-depth, thoughtful programs on a range of science topics. Honored with multiple Emmys (and two CINE Golden Eagles), Apsell has devoted her professional career…

This “simple country theoretical physicist” quaked when faced with paying tribute to Ms. Paula S. Apsell on this occasion. The bestowal upon her of this Lifetime Achievement Emmy Award celebrates a greater than four decades-long magnificent career in science journalism. My first thought was, “Why not ask Sheldon of The Big Bang Theory? Making a…

Picture 6-foot ocean swells off the coast of France, a Zodiac dinghy bashing through them, and at the bow, Paula Apsell, a bit ashen, hanging on for dear life When I think about why Paula is such a TV legend, one specific — and potentially dangerous — moment comes to mind. We were shooting a…

In 2008 Paula Apsell phoned Powderhouse Productions, a Boston-area production company, and uttered a sentence that most likely had never been spoken before (or since) by any executive producer in the history of television: “We want to make four hours about Materials Science”. For those unfamiliar with the term, Materials Science is exactly what it…

As colleagues we offer the following in honor of Paula Apsell’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Melanie Wallace Stories unraveling the complexity of the universe with simplicity, insight and beauty are the hallmarks of NOVA. Paula Apsell makes it all work and has been doing so for 33 years. Her stellar vision guides our team, enabling us…

VIEW FULL RELEASE IN       Paula S. Aspell of PBS’ NOVA to be honored with Lifetime Achievement Award October 1st Award Presentation at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in NYC New York, N.Y. – July 26, 2018 – Nominations for the 39th Annual News and Documentary Emmy® Awards were announced today…

THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS & SCIENCES TO HONOR PAULA S. APSELL SENIOR EXECUTIVE PRODUCER PBS’ NOVA WITH LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD To be Awarded at the 39th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards on Oct. 1st New York, N.Y. – July 24, 2018 – The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today that Paula S.…

DOWNLOAD THE FULL RELEASE AS       Radio and Television Journalist and Long-Time Anchor Of “CBS Sunday Morning” Charles Osgood Receives Lifetime Achievement Award  Special Tribute Honoring the 50th Season of “60 Minutes” New York, N.Y. – October 5, 2017 – Winners of the 38th Annual News and Documentary Emmy® Awards were announced tonight by…