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PBS to be honored with Seven Awards at 2018 Webbys

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On Tuesday, April 24, winners of the 22nd 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.

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THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, a New Multi-Platform PBS Series, Reveals List of America’s 100 Favorite Novels

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PBS unveiled a list of America’s 100 best-loved novels, chosen in support of THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, a new PBS series and multi-platform initiative that celebrates the joy of reading and the books we love.

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PBS Appoints Jeremy Gaines as Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications

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PBS announced that Jeremy Gaines has been named Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications. He will report to Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Barzilay and serve as a key member of PBS’ senior leadership team.

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PBS Digital Studios Launches New Digital Series HOT MESS From the Team Behind “It’s Okay to Be Smart”

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PBS Digital Studios announced today the premiere of its new original YouTube series HOT MESS, dedicated to illustrating the complexities of the Earth’s climate and its impact on populations.

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PBS Programs Receive 6 Peabody Awards

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On April 12, 16, 19 and 24 the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication announced winners for the 77th Annual Peabody Awards for the best in electronic media for 2017. PBS programs received 6 awards including AMERICAN EXPERIENCE “Oklahoma City” and POV “Last Men in Aleppo.”

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