Peabody Awards adds arts category

The annual Peabody Awards, honoring a diverse range of content from television and streaming media, radio and podcast, and online platforms, has added an arts category covering productions for television and for radio and/or podcasts.

According to organizers, the category is designed for films, series, podcasts, radio programs, or one-time specials in the presentation, appreciation, or history of the arts, including but not limited to: documentary films or podcasts on music or art, musical theater, dance or ballet performances, plays, and concerts. For examples of programming that is applicable, .

Submissions for the 2020 Peabody Awards opened on October 1, with the arts category being added to the mix on October 26. The deadline for submissions is December 16.

Other categories currently open for submissions include News, Entertainment, Documentary, Children’s/Youth Programming, and Public Service produced for radio and podcasting, television and streaming, and online platforms.

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