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Peabody Awards Announced

Thirty-five recipients of George Foster Peabody Awards for broadcasting excellence in news and entertainment-administered by the University of...




Thirty-five recipients of George Foster Peabody Awards for broadcasting excellence in news and entertainment-administered by the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication annually-were named on Wednesday. A ceremony will be held June 16, hosted by NBC anchor Brian Williams.

Among the winners:
-Wounded television journalists from ABC News, CBS News, and 60 Minutes
-Planet Earth
-30 Rock
-Project Runway (the first reality show to win a Peabody)
-Mad Men
-Dexter
-Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! (a weekly news quiz show produced by National Public Radio and Chicago Public Radio)
-The Colbert Report (On last night's show, Colbert made sure everyone was aware of the recognition-especially Jon Stewart)

Here's a full list of the winners.

Via Washington Post




















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