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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...

2014-02-04 12:32:29

New Multi-Media Collaboration Between SoundVision Productions®, Public Radio International® and The Exploratorium Takes Scientific Look at What Makes Us Human LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Why do human beings feel romantic love? Is there such a thing as "true love" or is there a more rational reason we couple up? What advice would you give your younger self about love? (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140204/MN58270) With Valentine's Day looming, Peabody...

2013-11-11 08:26:16

ATHENS, Ga., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The George Foster Peabody Awards' 73(rd) annual search for excellence in electronic media has begun. Thousands of "Call for Entries" alerts have been emailed worldwide, supplemented by advertising in media-industry publications. Original broadcast, cablecast and webcast programs presented in the calendar year 2013 are eligible. The entry deadline is Wednesday, January 15, 2014. Entrants may apply online at...

2013-09-12 12:25:55

ATHENS, Ga., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Georgia has approved three new members of the George Foster Peabody Awards Board. Joining other distinguished experts who select electronic media's most coveted prize are John Huey of Charleston, South Carolina, Henry Jenkins of Los Angeles, and Eric Deggans of Tampa, Florida. "These are interesting times in the shifting landscape of electronic media," said Dr. Jeffrey P. Jones, Director of the Peabody...

2013-06-19 08:27:35

APOCALYPTICAL kicks off Thursday, October 3rd in Columbus, OH with stops in New York City, Portland, Atlanta and Toronto Host Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich talk to fans live today at 3pm ET on Reddit's "Ask Me Anything" NEW YORK, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- RADIOLAB, WNYC's genre-busting, Peabody Award-winning nationally-distributed radio show and top podcast about wonder, discovery and big ideas, today announced tour dates for its largest live show tour ever....

2013-03-28 12:27:52

Enterprising investigations at KNXV and KMGH win highest honor for excellence in electronic media CINCINNATI, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Peabody Awards has recognized two local television stations of The E.W. Scripps Company, KNXV in Phoenix and KMGH in Denver, for strong investigative journalism that led to new public safety efforts. "The ABC15 Investigators" at KNXV won the industry's highest honor for "Ford Escape: Exposing a Deadly Defect." After an SUV accident...

2013-03-27 12:24:19

ATHENS, Ga., March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thirty-nine recipients of the 72nd Annual Peabody Awards were announced today by the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. The winners, chosen by the Peabody board as the best in electronic media for the year 2012, were named in a ceremony in the Peabody Gallery on the UGA Campus. The latest Peabody recipients reflect diversity in content, genre and sources of origination. They include "Girls," Lena...

2012-05-21 10:22:28

DALLAS, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Television Company Belo Corp. (NYSE: BLC) announced today that KING-TV, its NBC station in Seattle/Tacoma, was honored with a 2011 George Foster Peabody Award for excellence in broadcast journalism at a luncheon held today. KING won the Peabody for its KING 5 Investigators "Their Crime, Your Dime" series which exposed food stamp and welfare scams in the state of Washington and led to immediate changes at the Department of Social and Health...

2012-04-06 10:20:32

ATHENS, Ga., April 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Duane Baughman's feature length documentary film, BHUTTO, which aired on PBS's Independent Lens series, was among 38 recipients of the esteemed 71st Annual Peabody Award, announced yesterday by the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. The Peabody honors outstanding achievements made in electronic media over the past year and is considered one of the most significant awards in media. "The range of...