The Peabody Awards

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  • Watch our ceremony on PBS

    Watch our ceremony on PBS

    The 76th Annual Peabody Awards were broadcast on PBS and FUSION networks on Friday, June 2. In case you missed it, watch the show here.

  • The Peabody 30: Award Winners for 2016

    The Peabody 30: Award Winners for 2016

    2016 Peabody Award Winners

  • Futures of Media Award Winners Celebrated

    Futures of Media Award Winners Celebrated

    The Peabody Media Center and the University of Georgia honored six winners of the Peabody-Facebook Futures of Media Awards at a luncheon at Hotel Eventi

  • Eleven programs round out Peabody 30

    Eleven programs round out Peabody 30

    The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors have selected 11 winners across the categories of News, Public Service, Radio/Podcast and Web. The honorees range from relentless

  • Hell And High Water
    2016
    Hell And High Water

    Hurricane Katrina humbled the nation when it devastated New Orleans, but a massive hurricane hitting Houston—the fourth largest city in the United States and home...

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  • In The Dark
    2016
    In The Dark

    In the Dark examines the 27-year-old cold case of the kidnapping of Jacob Wetterling in central Minnesota. After a confession and conviction, the podcast asks...

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  • This American Life: Anatomy of Doubt
    2016
    This American Life: Anatomy of Doubt

    Two mirrored tales of justice not served and justice served, Anatomy of Doubt looks at a young woman's allegations of rape that are dismissed as...

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  • The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel
    2016
    The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel

    An original, serialized podcast, The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel transports listeners to H.G. Wells Middle School to follow Mars Patel—a plucky but brilliant outcast...

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  • Wells Fargo Hurts Whistleblowers
    2016
    Wells Fargo Hurts Whistleblowers

    While U.S. consumers and financial institutions were still reeling in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, Wells Fargo reported record earnings only one year...

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  • Arrested at School: Criminalizing Classroom Misbehavior
    2016
    Arrested at School: Criminalizing Classroom Misbehavior

    NBC Bay Area's Arrested at School: Criminalizing Classroom Misbehavior is a rigorous examination into the overreliance of local school districts on police as a means...

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  • CNN: ISIS in Iraq and Syria, Undercover in Syria, Battle for Mosul
    2016
    CNN: ISIS in Iraq and Syria, Undercover in Syria, Battle for Mosul

    In its ongoing commitment to coverage of the conflicts in Syria and Iraq, CNN offered in-depth reporting that demonstrated considerably the bravery and dedication of...

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  • Dangerous Exposure
    2016
    Dangerous Exposure

    In this outstanding report, the WTHR-TV 13 Investigates team exposes a local watchdog agency for not doing its job. Diligent reporting and excellent use of...

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  • Heart of an Epidemic, West Virginia's Opioid Addiction
    2016
    Heart of an Epidemic, West Virginia's Opioid Addiction

    Opioid addiction is one of the biggest healthcare crises today, reaching epidemic levels as it continues to eat away and destroy largely working class communities...

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  • #MoreThanMean-Women in Sports 'Face' Harassment
    2016
    #MoreThanMean-Women in Sports 'Face' Harassment

    #MoreThanMean takes a common device from late night television—the reading of "mean tweets"—and uses it to expose the angry, hateful bile that female sportscasters are...

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  • Entertainment winners named for Peabody 30

    Entertainment winners named for Peabody 30

    The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors today revealed seven Entertainment programs that are among this year's Peabody 30. Honorees include Beyoncé's sublime visual album, stories

  • Atlanta
    2016
    Atlanta

    Atlanta is an enchanting series that innovatively balances the realities of day-to-day struggles and the fantastical elements of magical realism. Centered around the struggles of...

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  • Better Things
    2016
    Better Things

    Created by Pamela Adlon and Louis C.K., and starring Adlon as a single mother and actress raising three kids in Los Angeles, Better Things is...

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  • Happy Valley
    2016
    Happy Valley

    The British crime drama isn't a new genre but Happy Valley offers a fresh take on it in the deceptively bucolic West Yorkshire setting of...

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  • Horace and Pete
    2016
    Horace and Pete

    Horace and Pete is a true original, a melding of contemporary politics and serialized storytelling with a throwback approach to in-studio drama harkening back to...

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  • Lemonade
    2016
    Lemonade

    Adroitly bringing together stories about betrayal, renewal, and hope, Lemonade draws from the prolific literary, musical, cinematic, and aesthetic sensibilities of black cultural producers to...

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  • National Treasure
    2016
    National Treasure

    A riveting series from Britain depicting a high-profile sexual abuse case involving a celebrity comedian. Paul Finchley (Robbie Coltrane), a beloved "national treasure" in the...

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  • VEEP
    2016
    VEEP

    When Scottish director Armando Iannucci launched VEEP on HBO five years ago, the satiric sitcom's take on insider D.C. was so spot on that its...

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  • Twelve documentaries win 2016 Peabody Awards

    Twelve documentaries win 2016 Peabody Awards

    The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors revealed today 12 winners in the Documentary category for programs released in 2016. The honorees, part of the annual

  • Audrie & Daisy
    2016
    Audrie & Daisy

    It's a story every parent and teenager needs to watch but dreads to see. After passing out at a party, high school sophomore Audrie Pott...

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  • 4.1 Miles
    2016
    4.1 Miles

    The harrowing and desperate journeys undertaken by refugees risking their lives to cross the Mediterranean to find safe haven in Europe has been one of...

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  • FRONTLINE: Confronting ISIS
    2016
    FRONTLINE: Confronting ISIS

    Brave and in-depth reporting result in the best primer to date on the origins and continued threat of ISIS. Confronting ISIS clearly articulates the political...

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  • FRONTLINE: Exodus
    2016
    FRONTLINE: Exodus

    The refugee crisis has dominated recent international news, but we are regularly left only to imagine what the refugee experience truly entails, or merely to...

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  • Hip-Hop Evolution
    2016
    Hip-Hop Evolution

    It may seem unusual that a superior documentary on one of the most American of art forms—hip-hop culture and rap music—would be produced by a...

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  • Independent Lens: Trapped
    2016
    Independent Lens: Trapped

    The legalization of abortion when Roe v. Wade became law in 1973 by no means halted reporting on the polarizing issue. Trapped is notable, though,...

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  • MAVIS!
    2016
    MAVIS!

    The career of 77-year-old vocal legend Mavis Staples is a lesson in American history as it encompasses the evolution of gospel, R&B, message songs, the...

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  • O.J.: Made in America
    2016
    O.J.: Made in America

    O.J.: Made in America takes a story we all think we know—the rise and fall of Orenthal James Simpson—and adds successive layers of context and...

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  • POV: Hooligan Sparrow
    2016
    POV: Hooligan Sparrow

    This powerful story gives new perspective to what it means to protest peacefully in China and the repercussions of such actions. First-time filmmaker Nanfu Wang...

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  • Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four
    2016
    Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four

    A modern tale of colonial-style persecution follows four Latina lesbians—Elizabeth Ramirez, Cassandra Rivera, Kristie Mayhugh, and Anna Vasquez—wrongfully convicted of sexual assault in the mid-1990s....

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  • 13th
    2016
    13th

    From the forced enslavement of African-Americans to the Black Lives Matter movement, 13th tells the powerful story of the American criminal justice system and the...

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  • Zero Days
    2016
    Zero Days

    Filmmaker Alex Gibney shines a bright light on the dark world of cyber warfare in this suspenseful documentary thriller recounting the development, deployment, and discovery...

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  • Lear, ITVS named Individual, Institutional Winners

    Lear, ITVS named Individual, Institutional Winners

    The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors have selected Norman Lear to receive an Individual Award and the Independent Television Service (ITVS) an Institutional Award for

  • Individual Award: Norman Lear
    2016
    Individual Award: Norman Lear

    Norman Lear changed the face of television—and the faces. He revolutionized and democratized a traditionally timid, overwhelmingly white-bread medium with a collection of recognizable, risible...

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  • Institutional Award: Independent Television Service (ITVS)
    2016
    Institutional Award: Independent Television Service (ITVS)

    If any organization can claim a foundational place in the flourishing of documentary film over the past generation, it is the Independent Television Service (ITVS)....

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  • Announcing 76th Annual Peabody Awards Finalists

    Announcing 76th Annual Peabody Awards Finalists

    The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors have selected 60 finalists that represent the most compelling and empowering stories released in electronic media during 2016. As

  • An Annual Celebration of Stories That Matter

    An Annual Celebration of Stories That Matter

    Judging for programs that aired in 2016 is underway and the finalists and winners will be announced in April. The 76th Annual Peabody

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