Rausch Brothers win Peabody
Monday April 23rd 2012, 8:34 am
Filed under: Festivals

The Rauch Brothers, Tim and Mike, have won the prestigeous 71st Annual George Foster Peabody Award for their StoryCorps animated shorts commemorating the 10th anniversary of the September 11th attacks. They share the honor with StoryCorpsPOV, the 9/11 Memorial and MusuemNPR’s Morning Edition, and YouTube. My congratulations The Rauch Brothers  and the teams who worked on StoryCorps’ 9/11 radio broadcasts and mobile app, which was also named as part of the award. The StoryCorps 9/11 animated short series was also recently announced as an Official Honoree of the 16th Annual Webby Awards for Documentary Series.
In a press release Tim and Mike Rauch said “Thanks to our partners—StoryCorps and POV—for helping us share these important remembrances, and to commemorate the 10th anniversary last September. We especially thank the courageous families that so generously shared their stories with us. We must always remember the people who lost their lives that day.”

If you have not heard StoryCorps on Morning Edition or seen it on POV be sure to check out the Rauch Brothers web site: rauchbrothers.com

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