(UNDATED) – On Wednesday, finalists for the 79th Annual Peabody Awards, honoring the most compelling and empowering stories released in broadcasting and digital media during 2019, were announced.
Of the 60 finalists selected by the Peabody Awards board of jurors, PBS programs received 12 nominations, more than any other organization.
PBS received recognition in the documentary, Children and Youth, and News categories.
The 30 Peabody Award-winning programs will be revealed at a later date. A complete list of PBS finalists follows.
Children’s and Youth Finalists
- FRONTLINE “For Sama”
- INDEPENDENT LENS “Hale County This Morning, This Evening”
- INDEPENDENT LENS “One Child Nation”
- POV “América”
- POV “Inventing Tomorrow”
- POV “Midnight Traveler”
- POV “Roll Red Roll”
- POV “The Distant Barking of Dogs”
- POV “The Silence of Others”