Individual 1969

Personal Award: Curt Gowdy

NBC Television

With sports occupying an increasing significance in broadcasting, Curt Gowdy merits recognition as television’s most versatile sportscaster. Over the years, Mr. Gowdy has achieved top stature with a winning blend of reportorial accuracy, a vast fund of knowledge in many areas, intelligence, good humor and an infectiously honest enthusiasm for his subject. Curt Gowdy stands today at the top of his profession. In recognition, a Peabody Award for television entertainment.