Nevins' films have received 54 Emmys (26 Primetime, 28 News & Documentary) and 21 Oscars. She has a knack for luring reticent icons to submit to the documentary treatment; in 2013, she landed composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim. And she continues to provide a home for unlikely filmmakers including Whoopi Goldberg, who produced a doc about pioneering black comedian Moms Mabley.