Institutional Award: WMT-TV for Television Local Public Service
1955 | WMT-TV
(Honorable Mention) Motivated by the desire to see the U.S.A. lead in advanced aeronautical development, and desirous of doing something on the grass roots level, WMT-TV, with the assistance of Dr. Alexander M. Lippisch, director of the Collins Aeronautical Laboratory, brought to an Iowa audience The Secret Of Flight. Through this series, not only were aerodynamic phenomena seen for the first time on television, but in many instances, for the first time by anyone outside Dr. Lippisch’s laboratory. For this unique example of local public service, as well as for other community-minded activities of WMT-TV, this Peabody Television Citation is presented.
77th Annual Awards will honor the best storytelling
The 77th Annual Awards submission system is now closed. Eligibility Requirements 1. The Peabody Awards honor...Full Article »
Support Stories That Matter
In an effort to sustain the excellence Peabody is known for and to extend its impact, we have created...Full Article »