The 77th Annual Peabody Awards announced the nominees for the best storytelling of 2017 on radio/podcast, television, and the web.
60 nominees were chosen out of 1,200 entries The Peabody Awards of Jurors selected the nominees and they will select 30 winners from the 60 nominees. These awards are based out of the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia.
The full list of nominees can be found on the Peabody Awards website.
The winners will be announced over the next several weeks by category: Documentary on April 17, Entertainment/Children’s & Youth on April 19, and News/Radio/Public Service programming on April 24.
This year the first-ever Peabody Career Achievement Award will be announced. It will be presented by the event’s sponsor, Mercedes-Benz on April 12.
There will be a gala evening on Saturday, May 19 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York for the Peabody Award winners and the nominees. The evening will be hosted by comedian, writer, and senior correspondent on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah,” Hasan Minhaj.