PBS Programs Receive 4 Peabody Awards
On April 23, the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication announced winners for the 74th Annual Peabody Awards for the best in electronic media for 2014. PBS programs received 4 awards including, FRONTLINE “United States of Secrets,” AMERICAN EXPERIENCE “Freedom Summer,” INDEPENDENT LENS “Brakeless,” and POV “American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs.”
The Peabody Awards will be presented during a ceremony hosted by Fred Armisen on June 21, 2015 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York.
A complete list of PBS winners follows. For a complete list of all Peabody Award winners, visit http://www.peabodyawards.com.
PBS congratulates our programs and producers on their Peabody Awards!
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: FREEDOM SUMMER
American Experience Films, WGBH Educational Foundation, Firelight Films
INDEPENDENT LENS: BRAKELESS
Brakeless LTD, Bungalow Town Productions, BBC, NHK, IKON, DR, Independent Television Service (ITVS)
POV: AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY: THE EVOLUTION OF GRACE LEE BOGGS
American Documentary | POV
UNITED STATES OF SECRETS
FRONTLINE, in association with Kirk Documentary Group, Rain Media