Peabody Awards Reveals Plans to Announce Digital and Interactive Storytelling Honorees

I’m thrilled that the Peabody Awards have created a new digital and interactive storytelling category. This is a huge inflection point for our industry. I’m also honored to be joining this inaugural Interactive Board. Read the Variety announcement.

The Peabody Awards will announce winning projects from its new digital and interactive storytelling awards….In addition to the date announcement, the Peabody Awards have added four new members to its Interactive Board: Gabriel J.X Dance, the deputy investigations editor for the New York Times, who reports on privacy and safety online; Yasmin Elayat, co-founder of immersive filmmaking company Scatter; Navid Khonsari, whose company iNK Stories produces games, virtual reality and immersive experiences; and Opeyemi Olukemi, executive director of the Center of Documentary Studies in Dunham, N.C. With the addition of these four, the jury that will select the winners in the interactive storytelling categories now totals fourteen members.

Variety