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Peabody Awards


KERA News won a total of 24 awards in 2015. Seven of those were national honors -- including the George Foster Peabody Award, broadcasting's highest honor. KERA was part of NPR's Peabody-winning Ebola coverage.


The Peabody Awards were announced Wednesday to honor the best in electronic media – and many programs you’ve seen and heard on KERA were recognized.

PBS programs earned 12 awards, including ones for “The Central Park Five,” Frontline’s “League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis” and five for films from Independent Lens and POV. Three public radio efforts also received awards.

The Peabody Awards will be presented on May 19 in New York.

The Peabodys are administered by the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia. They honor both journalistic efforts and entertainment programs.