Institutional Award: WFMT Radio for Fine Arts Entertainment
1961 | WFMT Radio
WFMT, Chicago, presents the Fine Arts, (including classical music, musical comedy, folk music, poetry, drama, discussion), and news entertainingly and excitingly. Its 19-hour schedule includes “live” concerts by the Chicago Fine Arts Quartet, recorded concerts by the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Philadelphia Orchestra, as well as 54 World Music Festivals from abroad, the BBC Concert Hall, and highlights of radio from 40 other countries. It is proving daily that society’s more notable cultural achievements can be effectively communicated and commercially sustained through broadcasting. In recognition and appreciation, WFMT is given the Peabody Award for outstanding radio entertainment during 1961.
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