The Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards

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Each year, Peabody Award-winning stories and the issues they address make an impact in communities around the world. The awards reach across several different genres, bringing together notable filmmakers, intrepid journalists, fearless comedians and masterful storytellers to celebrate each other's unique voices and insights into our shared human experience.
Those who believe in such powerful narratives—and the people who tell them—are encouraged to support Peabody with a financial donation.
Gifts benefit the scholarly research activities and initiatives of the Peabody Media Center (PMC), which focuses on public engagement with award-winning programs and their value to the public sphere. The PMC amplifies such voices with unique digital productions such as Peabody Conversations, short backstage interviews that delve into the "story behind the story."
Support Peabody Awards"I love that our show sparks conversation and that people identify so closely with the people we've created," Issa Rae, creator and star of "Insecure," says after receiving a 2017 Peabody Awards for her series exploring the everyday lives of two black women living in L.A. through the lens of race and gender.
The Media Center also sponsors public convenings and scholarly reports that further the impact of storytelling around issues such as women's rights and health, racial justice, gun violence, immigration, and the environment. The Center also serves to remind citizens of the importance of resilient quality journalism to democracy, especially in times of threats and duress.
Expanding the reach of such programming is critical for building the Peabody legacy. Although named for philanthropist and Georgia native George Foster Peabody, the awards program does not operate from an endowment and must rely on entry fees and ticket sales to its annual awards ceremony to sustain the program.
That's where becoming a Friend of Peabody can make a difference. The affinity group allows University of Georgia alumni and fans to support the vital work the Peabody Media Center on an annual basis.

Friends of Peabody giving levels include:

All levels receive:

· Peabody updates through our newsletter
· First look at content from our Peabody Digital Network
· Exclusive Top 100 Media Essential Watch List for streaming queues

$250-$499 Level also includes:

· Name entered into a drawing for two free tickets to annual awards ceremony
· Commemorative poster from the Peabody Awards Ceremony
· Recognition as Friend of Peabody on website
· Tour of the Peabody Archive and lecture by Dr. Jeffrey Jones

$500+ Level also includes:

· Opportunity to buy Peabody Awards Ceremony Tickets at special discounted member rate
· Invitation to special screening events
· Talent-signed commemorative Peabody Awards Ceremony Poster

Director's Circle ($10,000 Level)

Director's CircleThose with a greater capacity to give may be interested in joining the Director's Circle starting at $10,000. These transformational donors are committed to the preservation of the television and broadcast industry's most cherished and distinguished award. Each year, Director's Circle members celebrate the annual Peabody Award winners at the red-carpet awards ceremony in New York and at special events in Atlanta and Athens.

Membership includes:

· Two (2) tickets to the 77th Annual Peabody Awards Ceremony
· Two (2) tickets to VIP After Party with winners
· Field trip to Pinewood Studios, hosted by Dr. Jeffrey Jones
· Recognition in commemorative program and on Peabody website
· Invitations to special events in Atlanta and Athens (such as special screenings and lecture events)
· Tour of the Peabody Archive and lecture by Dr. Jeffrey Jones


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