Awards Watch: 2014 Broadcast & New Media Nominees

The 2014 James Beard Foundation Broadcast & New Media Nominees


If it's true that you eat with your eyes (and, uh, ears?), then there's a huge feast for you below. We've gathered links to all of our Broadcast & New Media Award nominees, a compelling bounty of food-related television, webcasts, and radio. Please note that some of this content is password-protected, but we've provided all of the necessary credentials.


The 2014 James Beard Awards will be held in New York City in May. The Book, Broadcast, and Journalism Awards ceremony will take place at Gotham Hall on Friday, May 2, with the James Beard Awards Gala to follow on Monday, May 5, at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater. Tickets to the main gala on now on sale, while the Book, Broadcast, and Journalism Awards ceremony is by invitation only.




Radio Show/Audio Webcast


Here & Now  
Hosts: Meghna Chakrabarti, Jeremy Hobson, and Robin Young
Area: Public Radio
Producer: Kathy Gunst 





The Splendid Table
Host: Lynne Rossetto Kasper
Area: American Public Media and Public Radio
Producers: Jennifer Russell and Sally Swift


This American Life
Host: Ben Calhoun
Area: Public Radio
Producer: Ben Calhoun



CBS Sunday Morning: “Eat, Drink and be Merry”
Host: Charles Osgood
Network: CBS
Producers: Gavin Boyle, Cathy Lewis, Amol Mhatre, Rand Morrison, Amy Rosner, Jason Sacca, and Robin Sanders


Eating Alabama
Network: PBS
Producers: Andrew Beck Grace and Bartley Powers 
Password: eatbama


The Harvey Girls: Opportunity Bound
Network: PBS
Producer: Thaddeus Homan, Katrina Parks, and Michael Parks
Password: harveygirls2013

Television Program, in Studio or Fixed Location


Heartland Table
Host: Amy Thielen
Network: Food Network
Producers: Lidia Bastianich, Peter Gethers, Tanya Bastianich Manuali, and Shelly Burgess Nicotra
Password: heartlandtable


Lidia's Kitchen
Host: Lidia Bastianich
Network: PBS
Producer: Lidia Bastianich, Tanya Bastianich Manuali, Shelly Burgess Nicotra, and John Parry
Password: jamesbeard


Martha Stewart’s Cooking School
Host: Martha Stewart
Network: PBS
Producers: Greta Anthony, Christina Deyo, Michael Morrison, Olivia Schneider, Martha Stewart, Calia Van Dyk, and Lisa Wagner

Television Program, on Location


A Chef's Life
Host: Vivian Howard
Network: PBS
Producers Cynthia Hill and Markay Media 
Password: chefsouth


Lidia Celebrates America: Freedom and Independence
Host: Lidia Bastianich
Network: PBS
Producer: Anne Adams, Mimi Adams, Lidia Bastianich, Laurie Donnelly, Shelly Burgess Nicotra, and Rob Tate 
Password: LCA123


The Mind of a Chef
Host: Anthony Bourdain
Network: PBS
Producers: Jared Adrukanis, Anthony Bourdain, Joe Caterini, Chris Collins, Michael Steed, and Lydia Tenaglia

Television Segment


American Journey
Host: Tom Foreman
Network: CNN and
Producer: Jeremy Harlan and Sarah LeTrent


CBS Sunday Morning 
Host: Martha Teichner
Network: CBS
Producer: Jon Carras and Mary Raffalli


Friday Arts, Art of Food
Network: WHYY-TV 
Producer: Monica Rogozinski

Video Webcast, Fixed Location and/or Instructional


Cook Smarter
Host: Grant Lee Crilly and Christopher Young
Producer: Ryan Matthew Smith


Thirsty For...
Producer: Jay Holzer and Eric Slatkin
​​Password: tastemade2k14


Upwave Eat Videos
Hosts: Pancho Gatchalian, Sarah Mastracco, and Jamie Tiampo 
Producers: SeeFood Media, Space Station Media, and Upwave 

Banh Mi Lettuce Wraps

Caribbean Shrimp Skewers 

Stressbuster Smoothies 

Almond Crusted Cod with Apricot

Paleo Beef and Sweet Potatoes


Video Webcast, on Location 


Dark Rye
Producers: Clyde Burley, Ira Chute, and Kelly Le Castre

Argus Cidery


Kitchen Vignettes
Producer: Aube Giroux and Matt Schoch

Strawberry Basil Tart

Nettle Fettuccine Alfredo 

Christmas Tourtiere

​Cherry Tomato Galette


The Perennial Plate: Europe and South Asia
Hosts: Mirra Fine and Daniel Klein
Producers: Mirra Fine and Daniel Klein

Do Not Blame the Sea

Coconut: Nose to Tail 

Tea for Two


Outstanding Personality/Host


Host: Ina Garten
Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics
Network: Food Network
Password: jamesbeard


Host: Sara Moulton
Sara's Weeknight Meals
Network: PBS
Password: SarasWeeknightMeals


Host: Andrea Robinson
The 30-Minute Wine Whiz

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