Winner 1946

“Operation Big Muddy” for Outstanding Public Service by a Regional Station

WOW Radio

Outstanding Public Service by a Regional Station: In its series entitled Operation Big Muddy, radio station WOW, Omaha, Nebraska, has emphasized on of the great achievements of our time—the harnessing of the Missouri River. It has brought home the meaning of this vast undertaking in navigation, flood control, soil conservation and hydroelectric power to those who will be most vitally affected. To WOW in recognition of its farsightedness, the George Peabody Award for outstanding public service by a regional station.