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72nd Peabody Awards announced

60 Minutes, Duke Cancer
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The 72nd annual Peabody Awards were announced on Wednesday by the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. The 39 winners, chosen by the Peabody board as the best in electronic media for the year 2012, were named in a ceremony in the Peabody Gallery on the UGA Campus

The Peabody Awards -- the oldest awards in broadcasting -- are considered among the most prestigious and selective prizes in electronic media. They recognize excellence in the work created by radio and television stations, networks, webcasters, producing organizations and individuals.

This year's winners included HBO's "Girls," "SNL" executive producer Lorne Michaels, FX's "Louie," HBO's "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel," ABC's "Good Morning America" for co-anchor Robin Roberts' treatment for a rare blood disease and Michael Apted's "Up" series. Our own CBS News' "60 Minutes" won two awards for the segments "Deception at Duke" and "Joy in the Congo."

For a full list of recipients, click here.