Each year Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia gives out dozens of awards in media and public service.
This year there were 60 nominees, the Peabodys’ 81st, selected by 19 jurors who considered 1,300 entries across TV, podcasts/radio and the web in entertainment, news, documentary, arts, children’s/youth, public service and multimedia programming.
The awards will be handed out starting yesterday and goes through Thursday.
So far Apple TV’s Ted Lasso and CBS’s Late Show with Stephen Colbert have received the prestigious trophy. It’s Stephen’s 5th Peabody. Colbert’s longtime friend and fellow Daily Show alum Steve Carell presenting the CBS late-night show with the honor via video on Monday.
Presentations taking place from June 21-24 on social media (Twitter, Instagram and Facebook) and the Peabody Awards’ website from 9-10:30 a.m. PT. Winners were selected from the sixty nominees revealed in May.