The Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards

Institutional Award: WSB Radio for “Suffer the Little Children,” “Atlanta: A Portrait in Black and White,” and “Henry Aaron: A Man with a Mission”





Winner 1974 | WSB Radio

To WSB Radio, Atlanta, a Peabody Award for their outstanding use of radio in Atlanta in dealing with the problems of this vital and growing community. Under the experienced guidance of Elmo Ellis—himself a personal Peabody winner—the station gave evidence by its airing of Suffer the Little Children, Atlanta: A Portrait in Black and White and Henry Aaron: A Man With a Mission that it is still one of the really predominant radio services in this country and that it has no peer when it comes to utilizing its talents in meeting community needs.



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