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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.

The 30 Peabody Award-winning programs will be will revealed by category in successive announcements: April 16 (Documentary), April 18 (Entertainment/Children’s & Youth) and April 23 (News/Radio/Web/Public Service programming).

The Peabody Awards will be presented during a ceremony hosted by Ronan Farrow on May 18, 2019, at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. A complete list of PBS finalists follows.

PBS congratulates our nominated programs and producers!

 

Documentary Finalists

AMERICAN MASTERS “Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart”

FRONTLINE “The Facebook Dilemma”

INDEPENDENT LENS “Dolores”

INDEPENDENT LENS “I Am Not Your Negro”

INDEPENDENT LENS “The Judge”

THE JAZZ AMBASSADORS

POV “Minding the Gap

POV “QUEST: A Portrait of an American Family"

POV “The Apology”

POV “Survivors”

POV “Whose Streets?”
 

News Finalists

FRONTLINE “Separated: Children at the Border”

PBS NewsHour “Inside Yemen”

PBS NewsHour “On the Fire Line”

PBS NewsHour “The Plastic Problem”

 

Radio/Podcast Finalist

PBS NewsHour “Kept Out”