Among prizes for electronic media – radio awards, television awards, interactive and new media awards – THE GEORGE FOSTER PEABODY AWARDS are considered the most prestigious. ATC would like to offer our congratulations to this years CNN winners.
• CNN’s Reporting of the Arab Spring including Worldwide Coverage: Egypt –Wave of Discontent and Uprising in Libya (CNN)
With seasoned correspondents already stationed throughout the Middle East, CNN was prepared when revolution began to leap like wildfire across the region.
• CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute (CNN, CNN International, CNN Espanol)
The star-studded, televised tribute is the culmination of a year-long effort to identify and reward 10 people from around the world who’ve made truly significant differences in the lives of others.
• Restoring the American Dream: Fixing Education and CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS: Interpretation and Commentary on Iran (CNN)
Zakaria applies his interviewing and analytical skills to impressive effect in his prime-time special devoted to America’s education quandary and in his measured, insightful ruminations on Iran.
The Peabody Awards will be presented on May 21 at The Waldorf Astoria in NYC. Master of Ceremonies will be Patrick Stewart. For more information follow the link.