The 30 winners of the 81st annual Peabody Awards were named this week during a multi-day virtual celebration.
The annual ceremony, previously scheduled for June 18 in Los Angeles, today was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Peabody today announced the appointment of several new members to its bicoastal board of directors. The boards provide expert counsel and stewardship, and advance Peabody’s commitment to outstanding and transformative storytelling. Launched in 2015, the board of directors are separate from the traditional board of jurors that bestow the prestigious Peabody Awards for excellence in […]
Netflix gets three awards, HBO and FX each have two and NBC and BBC America each land one.
The first Peabody Awards of 2019 were announced today, with eight documentaries being honored and Kartemquin Films (Minding the Gap, Hoops Dreams) set for an Institutional Award for its “commitment to unflinching documentary filmmaking and telling an American history rooted in social justice and the stories of the marginalized.”
Ronan Farrow is set to host the 78th Annual Peabody Awards. Additionally, the Peabody Awards Board of Jurors have announced this year’s 60 nominees across entertainment, news, podcasts, web and documentary categories.
Peabody has added five new members to its board of directors, a group of prominent entertainment and media industry leaders providing support for the program’s current and future initiatives. Launched in 2015, the board of directors are separate from the traditional board of jurors that each year evaluates entries and bestows the prestigious Peabody Awards […]
Peabody today appointed Lorraine Ali, Karen Hall, Wonya Lucas and Anne Sweeney to its board of jurors, which each year evaluates and bestows the Peabody Awards for excellence in television, radio and digital media. The program is based in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia. “From writing and producing to network leadership […]
Compelling stories address issues of the day, including gun violence, climate change and immigration.
The TV icon will be honored during 77th Annual Peabody Awards ceremony on May 19 in New York City.
The list of entertainment programs making the nominations cut includes CBS All Access’ Star Trek: Discovery, NBC’s The Good Place, Netflix’s American Vandal, FX’s Legion, HBO’s Insecure and Freeform’s Alias Grace. Other contenders gaining kudos momentum with the Peabody noms include Netflix’s One Day at a Time, Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale and AMC’s Better Call Saul.
Peabody has added four new members to its board of advisors, a group of entertainment and media industry leaders providing support for the program’s current and future initiatives. Launched in 2015, the board of advisors are separate from the traditional board of jurors that each year evaluates entries and bestows the Peabody Awards for excellence […]
Dispatch Broadcast Group’s NBC affiliate WTHR Indianapolis is honored twice for investigations into a corrupt charity and exposing a state watchdog agency that failed to do its job. Other news winners include CNN and the CBS Evening News.
The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors have chosen Norman Lear to receive an Individual Award and the Independent Television Service (ITVS) an Institutional Award for their contributions to storytelling in television. Both will be honored at a gala event on May 20 in New York.
The red-carpet event will take place May 20 in New York. A joint broadcast of that program is scheduled to air June 2. The collaboration marks the first time the awards ceremony will be telecast on both national broadcast and cable television.
The scholarly research center and digital media production arm of the Peabody Awards is designed to be “a platform for elevating the currency, conversation around, and impact of each year’s best stories in television, radio and digital media,” according to Executive Director Jeffrey Jones.
The winners of this year’s honors recognizing excellence in broadcasting and across electronic media were already known. But there were still a number of surprises and entertaining moments at Sunday night’s show.
An out-of-sight biography of James Brown and an out-of-this-world tour of the heavens were among the diverse documentary, education and public service winners of the 74th annual Peabody Awards announced Thursday by the Peabody program at the University of Georgia. Winners in other categories will be announced prior to the awards being presented in New York on Sunday, May 31, in the awards’ first nighttime, red-carpet ceremony. Pivot TV will use the ceremony as the backbone of a 90-minute Peabody special that it will premiere June 21. See the list of winners announced so far here.
Gannett ABC affiliate KVUE Austin, Texas, has won a George Foster Peabody Award for its examination of cuts in Texas mental health care programs as part of the News and Radio winners announced today. Also feted today was the Scripps Washington Bureau for an investigation of sex offenders in the military. Winners in other categories will be announced prior to the awards being presented in New York on Sunday, May 31, in the awards’ first nighttime, red-carpet ceremony. Pivot TV will use the ceremony as the backbone of a 90-minute Peabody special that it will premiere June 21. See the list of winners announced so far here.
From an honorable woman entangled in Israeli-Palestine conflicts to a virginal Jane, from a faux-American spy to an irrepressible North Dakota cop, strong, multi-dimensional women stand out in the 74th Peabody Awards’ entertainment winners, affirming the continuing expansion of significant roles for women on television. Other winners will be announced prior to the awards being presented in New York on Sunday, May 31, in the awards’ first nighttime, red-carpet ceremony. Pivot TV will use the ceremony as the backbone of a 90-minute Peabody special that it will premiere June 21. See the list of winners announced so far here.
The Peabody Awards at the University of Georgia announced individual and institutional award winners today, the first on a diverse list of 2014 honorees that will be revealed over the next two weeks. Sir David Attenborough, the British naturalist and conservationist, was cited for his illustrious, six-decade career as a host and producer of natural-history […]
The venerable, 73-year-old Peabody Awards announced today they have “reimagined” the awards ceremony for 2015 — moving the venue to Cipriani Wall Street, and taking the midday luncheon and transforming it to an evening gala complete with red carpet. The Peabody Awards have also drafted Saturday Night Live veteran and Portlandia star Fred Armisen as host
What WTVF, WBZ, KING and WVUE did to win the coveted broadcasting award.
Network honors go to ABC, PBS, CBS, ESPN, AMC, HBO, BBC America and Al Jazeera America. NBC’s Tom Brokaw receives a personal citation. The awards will be presented on May 19 at a luncheon ceremony in New York.
This year’s Peabody Award winners included efforts by four stations. This week, the focus is on the comprehensive coverage of the Dec. 14, 2012, massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., by NBC-owned WVIT Hartford, Conn. Last week, we looked at KMGH Denver’s Investigating the Fire and KNXV Phoenix’s Ford Escape: Exposing a Deadly Defect.
This year’s Peabody Award winners included efforts by four stations. This week, we look at two of them: Investigating the Fire, the KMGH Denver report that showed how a controlled burn in Colorado turned deadly, and KNXV Phoenix’s Ford Escape: Exposing a Deadly Defect, which led to the recall of 700,000 SUVs.
The television scholar from Old Dominion University will succeed Horace Newcomb as director of the University of Georgia’s George Foster Peabody Awards in July.