The Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards

Peabody Spotlight: Sexual Assault




For years, Peabody has recognized Stories That Matter that shine a light on specific social issues. The Peabody Media Center recently tracked stories about sexual assault and rape across institutions such as the military and the entertainment industry that expose a culture of complicity evident even before the rise of the #MeToo movement. Narrated by Charlayne Hunter-Gault, this Peabody Spotlight reveals dark truths while maintaining hope for change.