The Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards

“1976 Winter Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria” and “1976 Summer Olympic Games in Montreal”




“1976 Winter Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria” and “1976 Summer Olympic Games in Montreal”
Winner 1976 | ABC Sports

A Peabody Award to ABC Sports for its superior coverage of the 1976 Winter Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria, and the Summer Games in Montreal. Coverage of both these events represents a high watermark of professionalism in sports journalism. Executive producer Roone Arledge, anchorman Jim McKay, and the entire ABC Sports staff singularly emphasized the human drama of international competition in a total of 78 hours of memorable television.



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