Award-winning programming

American Public Media is proud of its nearly 1,000 broadcasting and journalism awards, including numerous George Foster Peabody Awards (dubbed the “Oscar of broadcasting”), Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards, national Emmy and Murrow Awards, a prestigious Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Gold Baton Award, an Alfred I. duPont- Columbia University Silver Baton and a GRAMMY Award.

Recent wins

2014, National Humanities Medal awarded to On Being host Krista Tippett

2014, Edward R. Murrow Award, Network Radio, Hard News Reporting, “China’s Toxic Harvest”

2014, Gracie Award Outstanding Series, Marketplace, “One School, One Year”

2014, Radio Television Digital News Association and the National Endowment for Financial Education Award for Personal Finance Reporting (Online), Marketplace, Paddy Hirsch’s Whiteboard Series

2014, Clarion Award (Radio Regular Talk or Interview Program), The Splendid Table

2014, James Beard Foundation Broadcast and New Media Awards (Radio Show/Audio Webcast), The Splendid Table

2014, Gabriel Award for artistic achievement, Performance Today

2013, Emmy for Investigative Journalism-Long Form, Marketplace, collaboration with PBS FRONTLINE: Big Sky, Big Money

2012, Edward R. Murrow Award, Audio Investigative Reporting award, Marketplace, “Chinese Student Syndrome”

What the media is saying


“…The best business program on radio or television.” —Columbia Journalism Review

“…delightfully quick-witted daily business show” —USA Today

A Prairie Home Companion

“…playing to sold-out houses and grateful applause.” —The New York Times

The Splendid Table

“…its imaginative, eclectic approach to food lures cooks and non-cooks alike.” —Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


“One of the rare public radio comedy shows that’s actually funny” – Huffington Post

The Dinner Party Download

“It’s a pop culture hour that gives you everything you need for conversation at your next dinner party.”
U.S. Catholic

On Being

“…brimming with on-air serenity, guests share personal journeys, not agenda-filled rants.” —Atlanta Journal Constitution