Peabody Award

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The George Foster Peabody Awards (or simply Peabody Awards) program, named for the American businessman and philanthropist George Peabody, honor the most powerful, enlightening, and invigorating stories in television, radio, and online media.wikipedia
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Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication

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Fellow WSB employee Lessie Smithgall introduced Lambdin to John E. Drewry, of the University of Georgia's Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, who endorsed the idea.
Grady has consistently been ranked among the top schools of journalism education and research in the U.S. It is home to several prominent centers and institutes, including the Peabody Awards, recognized as one of the most prestigious awards in electronic journalism, the [[James M. Cox Jr. Center for International Mass Communication Training and Research]], New Media Institute and National Press Photographers Association.

Worth McDougald

Worth McDougald (July 26, 1925 – April 19, 2007) was an American journalism educator who oversaw the Peabody Awards for nearly 30 years, from 1963–1991.

Horace Newcomb

Horace Newcomb held the Lambdin Kay Chair for the Peabody Award in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia from 2001 through June 2013.

Jeffrey P. Jones

Jeffrey P. Jones is Executive Director of the George Foster Peabody Awards and Lambdin Kay Chair for the Peabodys at the University of Georgia.

Fred Armisen

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The ceremony moved to a red carpet evening event for the first time on May 31, 2015, with Fred Armisen serving as host.
He has also won two Peabody Awards, one in 2008 as part of the Saturday Night Live political satire cast and one in 2011 for Portlandia.

George Foster Peabody

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The George Foster Peabody Awards (or simply Peabody Awards) program, named for the American businessman and philanthropist George Peabody, honor the most powerful, enlightening, and invigorating stories in television, radio, and online media. Committee member Lambdin Kay, public-service director for WSB radio in Atlanta, Georgia, at the time, is credited for creating the award, named for businessman and philanthropist George Foster Peabody, who donated the funds that made the awards possible.
Perhaps Peabody's best-known legacy is the George Foster Peabody Awards, presented annually since 1941 by the University of Georgia's Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication for excellence in radio, and, since 1948, television broadcasting, followed by World Wide Web content in the late 1990s.

WSB (AM)

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Committee member Lambdin Kay, public-service director for WSB radio in Atlanta, Georgia, at the time, is credited for creating the award, named for businessman and philanthropist George Foster Peabody, who donated the funds that made the awards possible.
WSB won a 1946 Special Citation of Honor Peabody Award for its program, "The Harbor We Seek."

Larry King

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Several famous names have served as Peabody Awards ceremony hosts over the years, among them Walter Cronkite, Lesley Stahl, Jackie Gleason, Jon Stewart, Morley Safer, Craig Ferguson, Larry King, and Ira Glass.
Larry King (born Lawrence Harvey Zeiger; November 19, 1933) is an American television and radio host, whose work has been recognized with awards including two Peabodys, an Emmy award, and 10 Cable ACE Awards.

Morley Safer

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Several famous names have served as Peabody Awards ceremony hosts over the years, among them Walter Cronkite, Lesley Stahl, Jackie Gleason, Jon Stewart, Morley Safer, Craig Ferguson, Larry King, and Ira Glass.
During his 60-year career as a broadcast journalist, Safer received numerous awards, including twelve Emmys, a Lifetime Achievement Emmy from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, three Overseas Press Awards, three Peabody Awards, two Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards, and the Paul White Award from the Radio-Television News Directors Association.

Ira Glass

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Several famous names have served as Peabody Awards ceremony hosts over the years, among them Walter Cronkite, Lesley Stahl, Jackie Gleason, Jon Stewart, Morley Safer, Craig Ferguson, Larry King, and Ira Glass.
After receiving a grant from the MacArthur Foundation, he and Torey Malatia developed This American Life, which won a Peabody Award within its first six months and became nationally syndicated a year later.

Jon Stewart

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Several famous names have served as Peabody Awards ceremony hosts over the years, among them Walter Cronkite, Lesley Stahl, Jackie Gleason, Jon Stewart, Morley Safer, Craig Ferguson, Larry King, and Ira Glass.
In 2000 and 2004, the show won two Peabody Awards for its coverage of the U.S. presidential elections in those years, called "Indecision 2000" and "Indecision 2004", respectively.

List of Peabody Award winners (1940–1949)

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Peabody Award winners and honorable mentions.

University of Georgia

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Fellow WSB employee Lessie Smithgall introduced Lambdin to John E. Drewry, of the University of Georgia's Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, who endorsed the idea.
The University of Georgia has distinguished alumni and attendees including current and former members of the United States Senate, members of the United States House of Representatives, a member of the Supreme Court of the United States, members of the Cabinet of the United States, U.S. ambassadors, U.S. governors, federal judges, state supreme court justices, attorneys general, and members of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, chairmen and chief executive officers (CEOs) of Fortune 500 companies, banks, and charitable organizations, plus many scholars including Rhodes Scholars, Gates Cambridge Scholars, Marshall Scholars, and Boren Scholars, as well as MacArthur Fellows (the "Genius Grant") winners, plus Pulitzer Prize winners, a United States Poet Laureate, Peabody Award winners, The New York Times Best Seller list authors, Emmy Award winners, Grammy Award winners, inventors and entrepreneurs, prominent attorneys, medical doctors, scientists, and academics.

List of Peabody Award winners (1950–1959)

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Peabody Award winners and honorable mentions.

Jackie Gleason

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Several famous names have served as Peabody Awards ceremony hosts over the years, among them Walter Cronkite, Lesley Stahl, Jackie Gleason, Jon Stewart, Morley Safer, Craig Ferguson, Larry King, and Ira Glass.
In 1956 Gleason revived his original variety hour (including The Honeymooners), winning a Peabody Award.

List of Peabody Award winners (1960–1969)

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Peabody Award winners and honorable mentions.

List of Peabody Award winners (1970–1979)

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The following is a list of George Foster Peabody Award winners and honorable mentions from the decade of the 1970s (1970–1979).

List of Peabody Award winners (1980–1989)

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The following is a list of Peabody Award winners and honorable mentions during the 1980s (1980–1989).

List of Peabody Award winners (1990–1999)

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The following is a list of Peabody Award winners and honorable mentions from the years 1990 to 1999.

List of Peabody Award winners (2000–2009)

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The following is a list of George Foster Peabody Award winners and honorable mentions during the decade of the 2000s.

List of Peabody Award winners (2010–2019)

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The following is a list of George Foster Peabody Award winners and honorable mentions during the decade of the 2010s.

CBS This Morning

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An April 2014 segment of CBS This Morning included an announcement of 2013 Peabody winners.
CBS This Morning won a Peabody Award in 2014 for "its timely, meaningful look into the face and mind of a tyrant" in the feature story "One-on-One with Assad".

Walter Cronkite

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Several famous names have served as Peabody Awards ceremony hosts over the years, among them Walter Cronkite, Lesley Stahl, Jackie Gleason, Jon Stewart, Morley Safer, Craig Ferguson, Larry King, and Ira Glass.
Among Cronkite's numerous awards were four Peabody awards for excellence in broadcasting.

Craig Ferguson

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Several famous names have served as Peabody Awards ceremony hosts over the years, among them Walter Cronkite, Lesley Stahl, Jackie Gleason, Jon Stewart, Morley Safer, Craig Ferguson, Larry King, and Ira Glass.

Radio

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Peabody Award winners include radio and television stations, networks, online media, producing organizations, and individuals from around the world.