The Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards

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Support Peabody AwardsThanks to everyone who helped with another successful Peabody Giving Day on Nov. 14. The campaign brought in over $77,000 to the foundation.
A special thanks to those who gave in memory of the late Barry Sherman. The former Peabody Awards director and Grady College professor considered the program a "sacred trust" and we proudly continue that legacy. Donations made to the Barry Sherman Memorial Fund will be used to support student engagement and outreach, especially through the new Peabody Internship Agency to be launched in January 2020.
Gifts to the Peabody Support Fund benefit the scholarly research activities and initiatives of the Peabody Media Center, which focuses on amplifying award-winning programs and the important social issues they address each year. The Media Center creates unique digital productions such as Peabody Conversations that delve into the "story behind the story."
The Media Center also sponsors events and scholarly reports that further the impact of storytelling around issues such as women’s rights, mental health, racial justice, gun violence, immigration, and the environment. It also serves to remind citizens of the importance of resilient, quality journalism to democracy, especially in times of threats and duress.
Despite being 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.
For those who missed Peabody Giving Day, it's never too late to make an impact. The Friends of Peabody is a membership program that allows diverse constituencies the opportunity to support the vital work of 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

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 Annual Peabody Awards Ceremony
· Two (2) tickets to VIP After Party with winners
· Director-guided Tour of media exhibit or production site
· Tour of the Peabody Archive and lecture 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)


Friends of Peabody


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