NATPE 2015

NATPE Honors Six With Tartikoff Awards

At the 12th anniversary Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Awards on Wednesday evening, Jay Leno, the last of the half dozen honorees to appear, spoke from the heart about what Tartikoff had meant to him. Tartikoff, who died in 1997 at age 48, had been head of NBC Entertainment when Leno was first starting his career, back when the comedian first appeared on The Tonight Show, which then starred Johnny Carson.

U. Of Mo. Gets $6.7M For Documentary Program

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A leader in the reality TV genre is donating $6.7 million for the University of Missouri-Columbia to create a program in documentary journalism. The university on Tuesday announced the donation from journalism school graduate Jonathan Murray. Murray has created and been executive producer for unscripted entertainment TV programs such as MTV’s […]