News And Radio Peabody Awards Winners Announced
April 20, 2015 at 7:37 AM (PT)
The News and Radio category winners of the 74th annual GEORGE FOSTER PEABODY AWARDS were announced TODAY (4/20), led by dual wins for NPR, CNN, NEW YORK PUBLIC RADIO News-Talk WNYC-A-F/NEW YORK, and VICE NEWS and "SERIAL" becoming the first podcast to win a PEABODY.
Radio winners include:
- MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO, "BETRAYED BY SILENCE"
- WNYC, "CHRIS CHRISTIE, WHITE HOUSE AMBITIONS AND THE ABUSE OF POWER" and "60 WORDS"
- NPR, "REPORTING FROM THE FRONT LINES: THE EBOLA OUTBREAK" and "STATE OF THE RE:UNION" (the latter with PRX)
- CHICAGO PUBLIC MEDIA News-Talk WBEZ/CHICAGO, "SERIAL" (podcast)
- "AFROPOP WORLDWIDE" (Institutional Award)
Documentary, Web, PSA, Educational, and Children's Programming winners will be announced on APRIL 23rd. The awards will be presented at a ceremony hosted by FRED ARMISEN on MAY 31st and will be televised on PIVOT on JUNE 21st.