The Genesis Awards are awarded annually to major news and entertainment personalities and media for producing outstanding works which raise public understanding of animal issues. Presented by The Humane Society of the United States, the awards show takes place every March in Beverly Hills, California. The awards have honored such well-known personalities as Peter Gabriel, Jane Goodall, Peter Jennings, David E. Kelley, Sir Paul McCartney, Arthur Miller and Prince as well as journalists, film and documentary writers and producers, print and broadcast news outlets in the United States.
The Genesis award was launched in 1986, by animal advocate, actress and Broadway star Gretchen Wyler.
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- A. B. C. News (2011-03-23). "Nightline Wins Genesis Award for 'Got Milk?' From Humane Society". ABC News. Retrieved 2017-11-10.