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PBS Summer Slate Celebrates the Cultural Milestones and Technological Triumphs of the Summer of 1969

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PBS, America’s home for documentary film, is telling the story of ’69 with a special summer slate commemorating the cultural milestones and technological triumphs of 50 years ago.

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Marcus Samuelsson and Pati Jinich Among James Beard Media Award Winners

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Winners of the 2019 James Beard Media Awards were announced on Friday, April 26. The annual awards are given by the James Beard Foundation and are the highest honor for food and beverage professionals working in North America. PBS and APT programs were awarded two Broadcast Media Awards for NO PASSPORT REQUIRED and PATI’S MEXICAN TABLE.

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PBS Programs Win Seven of the Eight Peabody Documentary Awards

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On April 16, 18 and 23 the Peabody Awards Board of Jurors announced winners for the 78th Annual Peabody Awards honoring the most compelling and empowering stories released in broadcasting and digital media during 2018. PBS programs, including FRONTLINE “The Facebook Dilemma” and POV “Minding The Gap,” received seven of the eight documentary awards.

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PBS Programs Honored as Peabody Award Finalists

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On April 9, 2019, finalists for the 78th Annual Peabody Awards, honoring the most compelling and empowering stories released in broadcasting and digital media during 2018, were announced. Of the 60 finalists selected by the Peabody Awards board of jurors, PBS programs received 16 nominations, more than any other organization.

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PBS Receives Webby Nominations

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On Tuesday, April 2, 2019, nominees of the 23rd annual Webby Awards were announced by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), the leading international awards organization honoring excellence on the Internet. PBS, PBS Digital Studios, PBS KIDS and FRONTLINE were honored with a total of nine nominations.

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