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  • Nick News
    Nick News

    Hosted each week by veteran news journalist Linda Ellerbee and produced by her company, Lucky Duck Productions, Nick News brings quality news journalism on a broad range of subjects to its audience of children and young adults. Covering every topic from politics and social issues to science, technology, sports and entertainment, Nick News neither talks down or “dumbs down” to its audience. This informative and entertaining news magazine is carried in prime time on Nickelodeon and is also available in syndication on television stations reaching over 95% of American homes. News stories, interviews, profiles and in-depth examinations of issues are... read more

  • Nickelodeon Special Edition: It’s Only Television
    Nickelodeon Special Edition: It’s Only Television

    In an era marked by the decline of quality television programming for children, Nickelodeon demonstrates its continuing commitment to the younger generation with It’s Only Television, the network’s second Peabody Award winner. Linda Ellerbee, in her tripartite role as executive producer, writer and reporter, leads a collaborative effort between Lucky Duck Productions and Nickelodeon in an honest and critical look at the television business. From behind the scenes, television’s youngest viewers are taught the critical skills essential for separating fact from fantasy in “televisionland.” This program is part of an important series of news specials designed to help young viewers... read more

  • Personal Award: Linda Ellerbee, Host of “Nick News”
    Personal Award: Linda Ellerbee, Host of “Nick News”

    In making the announcement of this year’s Peabody Awards, chairman of the board Neil Aronstam noted, “In a year when the Clinton/Monica Lewinsky story dominated the news, it is significant to note that Linda Ellerbee’s Nick News reporting on the Clinton scandal was the only coverage of this year-long ordeal that Peabody honored and felt worthy of recognition. Ellerbee’s straightforward explanation to her young audience proved to be the most insightful telling of the story both for children and adults alike.” That outstanding episode of Nick News was worthy of Peabody recognition. But, as the Peabody Board reviewed hundreds of... read more