The Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards

Politithon ‘70





Winner 1970 | WPBT-TV

To the people of the State of Florida, who, through the legislature, funded a statewide political telecast to serve all candidates for public office and all citizens of the state; to WPBT, Miami, the Public Broadcasting Station in South Florida, which coordinated the four-and-a-half hour, prime-time program on statewide television and radio networks; and to Jerome Schnur, the program’s executive producer, who combined high professionalism with responsible, intense devotion to public service to create a model form and structure for future political programming, utilizing public broadcast facilities at modest and reasonable cost.



Related Articles

Past Peabody Highlights

Although the winners’ official acceptance of their Peabody Award is certainly the most climactic part...

Full Article »

77th Annual Awards will honor the best storytelling

Click Here to Submit an Entry Eligibility Requirements 1. The Peabody Awards...

Full Article »