Personal Award: Curt Gowdy
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.