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PBS Programs Receive 5 Peabody Awards


The University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication announced winners for the 77th Annual Peabody Awards for the best in electronic media for 2017. PBS programs received 5 awards including AMERICAN EXPERIENCE “Oklahoma City” and POV “Last Men in Aleppo.”

The remaining Peabody Award-winning programs will be will announced by category (Entertainment) and (News/Radio/Public Service/Web/Education).

The Peabody Awards will be presented during a ceremony hosted by Hasan Minhaj on May 19, 2018 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York.
A complete list of PBS winners follows. For a complete list of all Peabody Award winners, visit

PBS congratulates our programs and producers on their Peabody Awards!


PBS/WGBH Education Foundation

Documentary Winner

AMERICAN MASTERS “Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise”


Documentary Winner

POV “Last Men in Aleppo”

American Documentary | POV, Larm Film (PBS)

Documentary Winner


Mile 22 LLC, ITVS, KA Snyder Productions, Cuomo Cole Productions, Artemis Rising and Transform Films

Documentary Winner

POV “The Islands and the Whales

Intrepid Cinema, Radiator Film (PBS)

Documentary Winner

Additional Public Television Winners:

America ReFramed: Deej

American Documentary, Inc., WORLD Channel, Rooy Media LLC, ITVS (WORLD Channel)

Documentary Winner

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