PBS & Producers Honored with Seven Awards at 2017 Webbys
On Tuesday, April 25, winners of the 21st annual Webby Awards were announced. The Webbys honor excellence on the internet and are presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a judging body composed of more than a thousand industry experts and technology innovators.
PBS and PBS producers were honored with a total of seven awards – two Webby wins and five People’s Voice honors.
The winners will accept awards on Tuesday, May 16, during a ceremony that will be available on YouTube. A full list of winners is available at: http://webbyawards.com/winners/
PBS and producer winners:
People’s Voice winner for Media Streaming (Websites)
People’s Voice winner for Youth (Websites)
PBS Digital Studios “It's Okay to Be Smart” host Joe Hanson
Webby winner for Best Web Personality/Host (Film & Video)
PBS Digital Studios “Deep Look: How Mosquitoes Use Six Needles to Suck Your Blood”
People’s Voice winner for Science & Education (Film & Video)
People’s Voice winner for News & Information (Social)
Webby and People’s Voice winner for Recaps (Podcasts & Digital Audio)