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Sheila Nevins
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Nevins in 2014
Born April 6, 1939 (1939-04-06) (age 82)
Nationality American
Education Little Red School House
High School of Performing Arts
Alma mater Barnard College
Yale School of Drama
Occupation Television producer
Documentary filmmaker
Author
Years active 1975-present
Known for President of HBO Documentary Films
Spouse(s)
Sidney Koch (m. 1972)
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Sheila Nevins (born April 6, 1939) is an American television producer and head of MTV Documentary Films division of MTV Studios. Previously, Nevins was the President of HBO Documentary Films. She has produced over 1,000 documentary films for HBO and is one of the most influential people in documentary filmmaking. She has worked on productions that have been recognized with 35 News and Documentary Emmy Awards, 42 Peabody Awards, and 26 Academy Awards. Nevins has won 32 individual Primetime Emmy Awards, more than any other person. She is also a member of the Peabody Awards board of directors, which is presented by the University of Georgia's Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.

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