The Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards

An Award Like No Other

Margaret Blanchard - 2/7/2019
An Award Like No Other

“A Peabody is like an Oscar wrapped in an Emmy inside a Pulitzer.”
Stephen Colbert, entertainer, multiple award-winner

“For us, this wonderful award will shed more light on a public health crisis that has been largely invisible.”
— Renee Montagne, NPR correspondent, “Lost Mothers: Maternal Mortality in the U.S.” (2017)

“Peabody is a standard of honesty and excellence in journalistic and artistic work and that’s what we’d hoped to do.”
— Maria Cuomo-Cole, producer, “Newtown” (2017)

“A Peabody Award makes it feel like it matters.”
— Jill Soloway, executive producer, “Transparent” (2015)

“This is an honor—this never gets old. It doesn’t get any better than the Peabody.”
— Warren Littlefield, executive producer, “The Handmaid’s Tale” (2017) and “Fargo” (2014)

“I’ve never heard the Peabody Award referred to without the adjective ‘prestigious.’”
Lorne Michaels (2012)

“As relevant as the Peabody Awards is, it’s a massive honor for us.”
— Rami Malek, actor, “Mr. Robot” (2015)

“You count your Emmys. You cherish your Peabodys.”
Walter Cronkite, CBS news anchor, multiple award-winner