Individual 1956

Personal Award: Jack Gould for His Outstanding Contribution to Radio and Television Through His “New York Times” Writings

For distinguished criticism, commentary and analysis, a special George Foster Peabody Radio-TV Award is presented to Jack Gould of The New York Times. Mr. Gould’s broad knowledge of the industry and his exposure of its shortcomings as well as his recognition of its triumphs consistently encourage higher standards. He holds broadcasters and talent alike to strict account for the performance of their public and professional responsibilities. Because of his fairness, objectivity, and authority, his is a voice that is heard and respected. The arts of radio and television and the public, too, are devotedly served by this discriminating and forceful advocate of progress and improvement. In recognition of Mr. Gould’s unique place in radio-TV, this Special Peabody Award is presented.