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Awards

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

Television Awards

2024 Award Highlights

Academy Award

FRONTLINE - 20 Days in Mariupol - Best Documentary

BAFTA Award

FRONTLINE - 20 Days in Mariupol - Best Documentary

GRACIE Award

GBH News - What Happens When You Lose Your Home at 72? - TV - Local

TASTE Awards

LIFESTYLE - Moveable Feast - Outstanding Vision

LIFESTYLE - Simply Ming: Better For You - Food Champion Award

Anthem Award

WORLD - Stories from the Stage: Living with Cancer & Beyond Cancer - Health in Film, Video, Television or Show Awareness & Media Categories - Bronze.

Radio Awards

2024 Award Highlights

GRACIE Award

FRONTLINE & WFAE 90.7 FM - Fractured - Radio – Non-Commercial - Local

Digital Awards

2023 Award Highlights
Webby Awards
WORLD, WNET and Retro Report—Extremism in America—People’s Voice Winner

FRONTLINE with the Associated Press—Crime Scene: Bucha. How Russian soldiers ran a ‘cleansing’ operation in the Ukrainian city—News & Politics Video

San Francisco International Film Festival:
WORLD and American Documentary - By Water - Animated Short Jury Award

2022 Award Highlights
Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

GBH News - Priced Out: The Fight for housing in Massachusetts - Digital Reporting

GBH News - “Worcester was once a center for manufacturing pre-build diners” - Featured Reporting

GBH News - “Can’t find what you want in the grocery store, try foraging” - Best Podcast

Webby Awards
MASTERPIECE—Making MASTERPIECE Podcast—Podcasts, Entertainment—Honoree
MASTERPIECE—MASTERPIECE All Creatures Great and Small Insider Newsletter/Email— People’s Voice Winner in Websites and Mobile Sites – Entertainment, Media and Sports

NATAS Boston/New England Chapter
The Curiosity Desk—Informational/Instructional—Regional Emmy

Class of COVID—Education/Schools—Regional Emmy

Education Writers Guild
COVID and the Classroom—Visual Storytelling, Larger Newsrooms

SXSW Film Festival Innovation Awards
FRONTLINE—Un(re)solved—Visual Media Experience

Rose d’Or Award
FRONTLINE—I’m Not A Monster—Audio Entertainment

American Bar Association’s Silver Gavel Awards
FRONTLINE—Un(re)solved—Multimedia Category

Scripps Howard Award
FRONTLINE—Un(re)solved—“Excellence in Multimedia Journalism”

ONA/OJA
FRONTLINE—Un(re)solved—Excellence in Immersive Storytelling
FRONTLINE—Un(re)solved—Excellence in Audio/Digital Storytelling, Limited Series

Kidscreen Awards
Molly of Denali - Awesome Alaskan Kids—Best App/Web Series—Branded
Scribbles and Ink: Far and Away—Best Alternative Game

Education & Outreach Awards

Award Highlights
Over the last twenty years, GBH projects have won education awards across a wide range of categories and disciplines, including:

CODiE Awards
GBH and PBS LearningMedia -U.S. History Collection - Best Social Sciences/Studies Instructional Solution

ALSC Awards
Molly of Denali—Excellence in Early Learning Digital Media

Association of Educational Professionals (AEP) Award
Distinguished Achievement Award—The Complete Guide to Teaching Jane Austen (2008)
Distinguished Achievement Award—Design Squad Educators’ Guide (2008)
Distinguished Achievement Award—Team ATB Activity Guide (2008)
Distinguished Achievement Award, Science Instruction/Teaching Resources—Fetch! Activity Guide (2008)
Distinguished Achievement Award—Fetch! Activity Guide (2007)

AVA Digital Award for Web-Based Production of Educational Content
New Collection of Interactive Lessons—WGBH Education (2018)

Award for Publication Excellence (APEX)
Grand Award—Design Squad Global Guide (2017)
Best Electronic Media, Special Purpose—The Calderwood Writing Course: US History (2017)
Invent It, Build It Guide (2010)
One-of-a-Kind Publications—We Shall Remain: An Event Kit for Libraries (2009), The Ruff Guide to Science (2009)
The Complete Guide to Teaching Jane Austen (2008)
Grand Award—Fetch! Activity Guide (2008), Kids with Asthma Can! (2008)
Award of Excellence—Fetch! Activity Guide (2007)
Grand Award—Arthur Kids with Asthma Can! (2007)

Association for Women in Communications Clarion Award
NOVA—Making Stuff Activity Guide (2012)
Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman Challenge Pack (2010)
Special Print Communication—Guide, Martha Speaks Program/Big Buddy Guide (2009)
Masterpiece Theatre Film in the Classroom Teachers’ Guide (2006)

Chicago International Film Festival
Intercom Silver Hugo Award—Growing Up With Epilepsy (2008)
Intercom Silver Plaque for Educational Website, Teachers’ Domain (2006)

CINE Golden Eagle Award for Professional Media
PBS LearningMedia—“60 Second Presidents” (2015)
Growing Up With Epilepsy (2008), Afterschool Training Kit (2008)

FCC Chairman’s Award for Advancement in Accessibility Award
Carl and Ruth Shapiro Family National Center for Accessible Media (2018)
Carl and Ruth Shapiro Family National Center for Accessible Media (2012)

Hermes Creative Award
WGBH’s “Deepening Democracy” 2018-2019 annual report - Platinum Award in the Print Media Publications Annual Report category (2019)
Explore! member program guide - Gold Award in the Program Guide category (2019)

Horizon Interactive Award in Education/Training
NOVA ScienceNow (2006)

I. Lee Brody Lifetime Achievement Award/Telecommunications for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Inc.
Larry Goldberg (2007)

Intercom Awards
Living with TSC (2006, Gold)
Teachers’ Domain (2006, Silver)

Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability Award for Excellence in Accessibility Leadership
Media Access Group (2010)

Massachusetts Innovation Technology Exchange MITX Award for Healthcare
Living with TSC (2006)

My Source Community Impact Awards for Education
WGBH (2009)
WGBY (2009)

National Educational Telecommunications (NETA) Outreach Award
Community Impact—Design Squad Global (2018)
Instructional Media—Arthur Interactive Media Buddy Project (2018)
Community Engagement—Plum Landing Station Resource Toolkit (2015)
Online Educational Resources—Plum Landing Digital Curriculum Pathways (2015)
Outreach Campaign—Engineer Your Life (2009)

National Health Information Gold Award
Arthur—When Someone You Know Has Cancer: A Resource DVD to Help Children Learn about Cancer (2012)
Arthur—When Someone You Know Has Cancer Booklet (2010)

National Multiple Sclerosis Society of Michigan da Vinci Award
MoPix Project (2006)

Parents’ Choice Award
Inspiring Middle School Literacy (2009)
Silver Honors, Teachers’ Domain (2005)

REVERE Awards for the Classroom
Supplemental Resources/Reference and Research—PBS LearningMedia (2015)

Software and Information Industry Association CODiE Award
PBS LearningMedia—Education Resources (2015)
PBS LearningMedia (2013)

Tech and Learning Magazine’s Award of Excellence
Best Upgraded Category—PBS LearningMedia (2015)

Telly Award
Winner—Invitation to World Literature (2011)
Winner—Teaching Foreign Language K-12 Workshop Engaging with Communities (2005)

US Army Level Community Relations Award
Postcards from Buster—The Case of the Coin Purloined (2008)

WEPAN Educators Award
Engineer Your Life (2010)

Women in Engineering ProActive Network (WEPAN) Educators Award
Engineer Your Life, Outreach Campaign (2010)

WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival
Special Jury Remi Award—Invitation to World Literature (2011)