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2014-03-24 12:27:58

Ira Glass of This American Life Named Host of May 19 Presentation Ceremony ATHENS, Ga., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The April 2 announcement of this year's Peabody Awards recipients will be broadcast on CBS THIS MORNING and conclude on the Peabodys' website. Ira Glass, who's scheduled to emcee the May 19 Peabody presentation ceremony, and Charlayne Hunter-Gault, a Peabody board member and former network correspondent, will join the CBS THIS MORNING anchors for a live...

2014-03-17 16:26:55

TV network secures rights to broadcast UGA's annual ceremony through 2016 ATHENS, Ga., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Georgia's George Foster Peabody Awards, considered among the most prestigious prizes in electronic media, and Pivot, Participant Media's television network targeting millennials, have agreed to a multi-year strategic alliance beginning this year and spanning through 2016, the Peabodys' 75th anniversary. The announcement was made today by...

2013-10-25 23:00:56

The inaugural event for the new Technology Association of Georgia Athens chapter will be held at noon. Athens, Georgia (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 The inaugural event for the new Technology Association of Georgia Athens chapter will be held at noon, Nov. 6, at the J.W. Fanning Institute for Learning Development at UGA. Several University of Georgia colleges, including the College of Engineering, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, are...

2011-08-02 09:00:00

ATHENS, Ga., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Georgia has approved three new members of the George Foster Peabody Awards Board. Joining other distinguished experts who select television and radio's most coveted prize are Eddie Garrett of Chicago, Marquita Pool-Eckert of New York and N. Bird Runningwater of Los Angeles. "Determining the 'best of the best' in electronic media productions is a difficult task," said Horace Newcomb, director of the Peabody Awards. "The...

2011-03-31 11:47:00

ATHENS, Ga., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A record 39 recipients of the 70th Annual Peabody Awards were announced today by the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. The winners, chosen by the Peabody board as the best in electronic media for the year 2010, were named in a ceremony in the Peabody Gallery on the University of Georgia campus. "For 70 years the Peabody Award has defined excellence in electronic media," said Horace Newcomb,...

2011-03-16 14:28:00

ATHENS, Ga., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Peabody Awards will present its third Peabody-Smithgall Lecture on the theme "The Media and Public Life" at 4 p.m. on April 11, in Room 101 of the University of Georgia's Miller Learning Center. Scott Pelley, a correspondent of CBS News' 60 Minutes and a two-time Peabody winner, will be the featured speaker. The event is free and open to the public. "Scott Pelley is one of the most experienced journalists of our time," said...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.