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Former NBC/C-SPAN Broadcast and Twitter News & Government Elections Executive to Lead 17,000+ Member Professional Media Service Organization New York, NY – December 18, 2018 — The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) and its Board of Trustees announced today that Adam Sharp, former Head of News, Government and Elections at Twitter, has…



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THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS & SCIENCES ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF THE 70thANNUAL TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING EMMY® AWARDS Emmy® Awards to be Presented at Gala as part of the 2019 NAB Show New York, NY – November 15, 2018 — The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the recipients of the 70th Annual…

National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Committed to More Transparency, Consistency in Daytime Emmy® Awards Read the Full Independent Report NEW YORK (November 8) — On July 30, The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) commissioned an independent review of the 45th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards, and in particular, concerns raised by…

THE FOUNDATION OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS AND SCIENCES ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE 2018 NATIONAL STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS AT EMERSON COLLEGE IN LOS ANGELES Los Angeles, CA – Thursday, October 18th, 2018 – Winners of the 3rd Annual competition of The National Student Production Awards were announced at Emerson College in Los Angeles,…

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…