Nickelodeon’s Nick News Tackles Growing Childhood Mental Health Crisis During Candid Panel Discussion

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HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 23, 2022 /CSRwire/ — Nickelodeon’s award-winning channel Nick News shed light on the crucial topic of children and mental health in an all-new episode that premiered Wednesday, February 16 on Nickelodeon. US Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy joined a group of college kids for an open roundtable where kids shared personal stories of how they manage their mental well-being and get advice from the top doctor country on how to deal with anxiety and stress.

Hosted by CBS News correspondent Vladimir Duthiers, this half-hour episode of Nick News also included young journalist Rory Hu, who reported from Washington, D.C., giving viewers an insider’s look at the U.S. Mint, and an extensive interview with U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, covering everything from the current state of the American economy at the New American Women’s Neighborhoods Program, which celebrates the achievements and contributions of women to the development and history of our country. This year’s inaugural collection features portraits of Maya Angelou, Dr. Sally Ride, Wilma Mankiller, Nina Otero-Warren and Anna May Wong.

“The past two years have been difficult, but especially for children across the country who have had to deal with a pandemic, economic uncertainty, a difficult political landscape and much more,” said Magalie Laguerre-Wilkinson. , vice president of news programming. , Nickelodeon and executive producer of Nick News. “In this episode of Nick Newswe do what we aim to do, give children a platform to express their thoughts and feelings, and because knowledge is not just power but also empowerment, we enlist expert US Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy and US Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen to inform and connect our audience to vital resources.

Additionally, CBS News’ Jamie Yuccas took viewers to the United States Women’s National Hockey Team training facility outside of Minneapolis, Minnesota to show the courage and determination this team of outstanding athletes will leverage to defend their 2018 Olympic gold medal at the 2022 Beijing Winter Games. Olympic Games.

Nick News closed with a personal message of solidarity from Tokyo 2022 Olympic Games silver medalist Raven Saunders, letting kids know that if they’re struggling with anxiety, stress, or any other mental health issue, they’re not alone, and she knows firsthand that help and resources are there for those in need.

After premiering on Nickelodeon, this new episode of Nick News is available on, Nick App and Nick On Demand from Thursday, February 17.

Nickelodeon’s Nick News won 10 Emmy Awards, a Peabody, a Columbia DuPont and the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Journalism, the first and only time it has been awarded to a children’s show. The show originally aired for 25 years, ending with the retirement of original creator and host Linda Ellerbee in 2016. Created with a core philosophy of respect for its child audience, the show he show explained world events in a straightforward manner and always ensured that children were given a platform to voice their opinions and a safe place to question the world. Nick News returned last June with a one-hour special Children, Race and Unity: A Special Issue on Nick News, hosted by global superstar Alicia Keys. Nick News is produced by Magalie Laguerre-Wilkinson, Vice President of News Programming, Nickelodeon and Executive Producer of Nick News.

Nickelodeon, now in its 42nd year, is the number one entertainment brand for kids. She has built a diverse global business by putting children first in everything she does. The brand includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, as well as consumer products, digital, location-based experiences, publishing and feature films. For more information or illustrations, visit Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of ViacomCBS Inc. (Nasdaq: VIACA, VIAC).


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