Press Release

                                 

PBS for iPad is a Webby Award nominee.

PBS and Producers Receive Nine Webby Award Nominations

Additional 10 Honorees from PBS and PBS Producers Selected

On April 10, nominees and honorees for the 16th Annual Webby Awards were announced. In total, PBS and PBS producers received nine nominations, and an additional 10 were selected as honorees. The Webby Awards honor excellence on the Internet and are presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.

Winners of this year’s Webby Awards will be announced on May 1, 2012, and the ceremony will take place on May 21, and will also be streamed live on www.webbyawards.com. Voting for the Webby People’s Voice Awards will be open through April 26.

PBS congratulates our producers as well as staff who have been named nominees and honorees. Following is the full list.

PBS Nominees

Websites - TELEVISION
pbs.tv

Websites - YOUTH
pbskids.org
&
Sesame Street Muppets

Websites - RELIGION AND SPIRITUALITY

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Websites - BEST HOME/WELCOME PAGE
Sesame Street Muppets

Websites - CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS/NON-PROFIT
Sesame Workshop

Websites - FAMILY/PARENTING
Sesame Street for Parents

Online Film & Video - DOCUMENTARY: SERIES
Women, War and Peace Documentary Shorts

Mobile & Apps - ENTERTAINMENT (TABLETS & ALL OTHER DEVICES)

PBS for iPad

PBS Honorees

Websites - MOVIE & FILM
Independent Lens

Websites - YOUTH
Cat in the Hat Knows Alot About That!

Online Film & Video - DOCUMENTARY: SERIES

StoryCorps Shorts: September 11 Stories

Online Film & Video - EVENTS & LIVE WEBCASTS

You Talk to Endeavour: Shuttle Crew on Giffords, Tile Damage, Trips to Mars (PBS NewsHour)

Online Film & Video - NEWS & POLITICS: INDIVIDUAL EPISODE

Leather Muppet to Stephen Colbert: You Are What You Eat (PBS NewsHour)
&
Why the Sioux Are Refusing $1.3 Billion (PBS NewsHour)

Online Film & Video - NEWS & POLITICS: SERIES

Presidentiality (Need to Know)

Online Film & Video - VARIETY
PBS Arts: Off Book

Mobile & Apps - ENTERTAINMENT (HANDHELD DEVICES)
PBS KIDS Video

Mobile & Apps - GAMES (TABLETS & ALL OTHER DEVICES)
Elmo Loves ABCs

In addition, PBS congratulates our colleagues in public media who were named nominees and honorees. NPR received nine nominations and was selected as an honoree in one additional category. American Public Media’s Marketplace, Public Radio Exchange and KCRW’s Music Mine iPad App were also named Webby honorees.

                                 
  1. Support for pbs.org provided by: