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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…

Kate Bolduan Kate Bolduan is anchor of CNN’s morning show At This Hour. Previously, Bolduan co-anchored New Day and The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, and contributed to CNN’s award-winning coverage of the 2012 & 2016 Presidential elections. She also served as one of CNN’s congressional correspondents, covering the activities of the U.S. House and…

THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS AND SCIENCES ANNOUNCES THE NOMINEES OF THE 2018 NATIONAL STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS   Tom Bergeron to Host October 18th Award Presentation at Emerson College in Los Angeles, CA New York, NY, Wednesday, September 12, 2018 – The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences today announced the nominees for The 2018…

  Ana Cabrera Ana Cabrera is based in New York and anchors the weekend primetime edition of CNN Newsroom. Throughout 2017 and 2018, Cabrera covered the DACA deal extensively, ranging from interviews with diplomats and lawmakers to conversations with those impacted directly. Cabrera also led CNN viewers through many of the top breaking news stories…

Dick Cavett Three-time Emmy winner Dick Cavett hosted The Dick Cavett Show late-night on ABC, PBS, USA and CNBC. His shows were hailed for their wide variety of guests, its frequent controversy, and Cavett’s ability to attract “ungettable” guests. His most recent upcoming film is Ali & Cavett: The Tale of the Tapes. Television successes…

Evan McMorris-Santoro Evan McMorris-Santoro is a correspondent for VICE News Tonight — the Emmy award-winning nightly newscast from VICE Media and HBO. A veteran political reporter and covering the campaign trail since 2007, he was previously the White House correspondent for BuzzFeed News where he created “No One Knows Anything,” a hit political podcast focused…