Each year, Peabody Awards are bestowed upon a curated collection of 30 stories that capture what PA considers society’s most important issues — known as the Peabody 30. From major Hollywood productions to local journalism. The Peabody Awards were founded in 1940 at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia and are still based in Athens today.
One of the editor’s former students from his teaching days at Rutgers University, News Brunswick, steps out into the light of day.
Says SPJ President Rebecca Baker: “We owe it to the next generation to help young people gain the tools they need not only to pursue journalism as a profession, but also to gain the knowledge of the importance of fair, accurate news gathering and how journalism upholds the First Amendment.”