WGBH awards

 

WGBH has been recognized with hundreds of honors over the years — Emmys, Peabodys, duPont-Columbia Awards, even two Academy Awards and a special Peabody citing WGBH’s 50 years of service to the community, the nation, and the world. Our most recent honors, listed here, are a testament to your tremendous support. Take a bow; we couldn't do it without you!

Television awards

Alfred I. duPont–Columbia University Awards

Frontline—Syria’s Second Front
Frontline—United States of Secrets

George Foster Peabody Award

Frontline—League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis

Emmy® Awards: Primetime

Masterpiece—Sherlock: His Last Vow (lead actor: Benedict Cumberbatch)
Masterpiece—Sherlock: His Last Vow (supporting actor: Martin Freeman)
Masterpiece—Sherlock: His Last Vow (writing: Steven Moffat)

Emmy® Awards: News And Documentary

Frontline—Outlawed in Pakistan (research)
Frontline—Syria Behind the Lines (current news story)
Frontline—The Retirement Gamble (economic reporting)
Frontline—League of Denial, Dangerous Love Affair (promotional)
Nova—Manhunt: Boston Bombers (science & technology programming)

Emmy® Awards: Creative Arts/Daytime

Arthur (outstanding writing)
Mind of a Chef (outstanding culinary program)

Emmy® Awards: Creative Arts/Primetime

American Experience—JFK (documentary special)
Masterpiece—Sherlock: His Last Vow (cinematography)
Masterpiece—Sherlock: His Last Vow (music composition)
Masterpiece—Sherlock: His Last Vow (picture editing)
Masterpiece—Sherlock: His Last Vow (sound editing)
Masterpiece—Downton Abbey (hairstyling)

Emmy® Awards: New England

Neighborhood Kitchens

Association for Women in Communications Clarion Award

Basic Black—Charles Ramsey, Race, Class and Social Media

Bart Richards Award for Media Criticism

Beat the Press

Catholic Academy Gabriel Award

American Experience—The Abolitionists

Cine Golden Eagle Awards

American Experience—Death and the Civil War
America ReFramed: Chisolm ‘72
America ReFramed: Code of the West
America ReFramed: Radio Unnameable
America ReFramed: The Medicine Game
America ReFramed: The New Public
Nova—Australia’s First 4 Billion Years
Nova—Meteor Strike
Nova—Secrets of the Viking Sword

Columbia Journalism School John Chancellor Award

Frontline—filmmaker Martin Smith for “courageous and insightful reporting”

George Polk Award

Frontline—League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis

Ida Award

American Experience—Last Days in Vietnam

Jackson Hole Science Media Awards

Nova—Vaccines: Calling the Shots
Nova—Zeppelin Terror Attack

James Beard Award

The Mind of a Chef

Nantucket Film Festival Award

American Experience—Last Days in Vietnam

Overseas Press Club Award

Frontline—Outlawed in Pakistan

Robert F. Kennedy Book and Journalism Award

Frontline—Rape in the Fields

Screen Actors Guild Award

Masterpiece—Downton Abbey (outstanding actress: Maggie Smith)

Taste (Tasty) Awards

Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking
The Victory Garden’s edible Feast

Telly Awards

Antiques Roadshow
Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking
Rough Cut: Woodworking with Tommy Mac
Simply Ming

Ver Ciencia Award

Nova—special recognition for 40 years of programming

Writers Guild of America Awards

American Experience—Silicon Valley
Frontline—Egypt in Crisis
Frontline—The Choice 2012

Radio awards

Association for Women in Communications Clarion Awards

89.7 WGBH—Johns: Part 1 & 2 (radio feature story)
89.7 WGBH—Underground Trade (women’s issues, radio program)
89.7 WGBH—Witness to History: The March on Washington 50 Years Later (radio documentary)

Catholic Academy Gabriel Award

WCAI—A Life Remembered (community awareness

Massachusetts/Rhode Island Associated Press Radio and TV Awards

89.7 WGBH—Struggle to Prevent Veteran Suicides (hard news story)
89.7 WGBH—The Changing Catholic Church (investigation)
89.7 WGBH—Witness to History: The March on Washington 50 Years Later (documentary)
WCAI—Dealing with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (public affairs)
WCAI—Desperate for a Cure: The Search for New Alzheimer’s Treatments (investigation)

National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association Excellence in Radio Award

PRI’s The WorldTM—Global Nation: One Gay, Binational Couple’s Story and Hopes as Supreme Court Decision Nears

New York Festivals International Radio Programs & Promos Awards

89.7 WGBH—Boston Marathon bombing coverage

Public Radio News Director Association Awards

WCAI—Creative Life series: A New Life in Ice (sound)
WCAI—Desperate for a Cure: The Search for New Alzheimer’s Treatments (investigation)
WCAI—The Point with Mindy Todd— Dealing with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (news and public affairs)
WCAI—The Point with Mindy Todd— Preventing Breast Cancer: The Latest Research (call-in program)

Radio Television Digital News Association Edward R. Murrow Awards

89.7 WGBH—Underground Trade (investigative series)
89.7 WGBH—Witness to History: The March on Washington 50 Years Later (documentary)
WCAI—A Weapon to “Take Out” Squirrels (writing)
WCAI—The Long Haul (news series reporting)

Radio Television Digital News Association Unity Award

PRI’s The WorldTM—Global Nation: Stories of a Changing America

Web and Mobile

International Academy of Visual Arts’ W3 Awards

Ice Warriors: USA Sled Hockey (2 awards)

Parents’ Choice Web Award

Plum’s Photo Hunt app

Public Radio News Director Association Award

WCAI—The Point with Mindy Todd— Who’s Who in New England Fisheries (digital series)

techwithkids.com Award

Plum Landing

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