Humane Society announces Genesis Awards winners

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This weekend, the Humane Society held its 25th annual Genesis Awards, a yearly event that awards popular media for raising awareness of animal rights issues.

The most important accolade of the event, The Wyler Award, was given to Kristen Davis for her lifelong love and compassion for elephants, and her recent rescue of one of the amazing creatures.

The rest of the winners of The Genesis Awards are listed below:
FEATURE FILM
HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON DreamWorks Animation

FEATURE DOCUMENTARY
THE ELEPHANT IN THE LIVING ROOM NightFly Entertainment

SID CAESAR COMEDY AWARD
THE COLBERT REPORT zoos, bullfighting Comedy Central

DRAMATIC SERIES
TRUE BLOOD Hitting the Ground HBO

TV NEWSMAGAZINE
NIGHTLINE Got Milk? ABC

NEWS FEATURE
KTLA NEWS AT 10 (Los Angeles) Puppy Mills Exclusive Investigation;
Dogfighting Investigation; Hatchery Hell – Investigative Report

NEWS SERIES
WOIO TV 19 ACTION NEWS (Cleveland) Ohio Dairy Farm Animal Abuse

MORNING NEWS SHOW
THE EARLY SHOW Shark Victims CBS

TALK SHOW
THE OPRAH WINFREY SHOW Oprah's Earth Day Mom Swap—An Eye-Opening Intervention; Ultimate Amazing Animals Syndicated

TV DOCUMENTARY
MY CHILD IS A MONKEY National Geographic Channel

REALITY SERIES
LAST CHANCE HIGHWAY The Great Escape Animal Planet

BRIGITTE BARDOT INTERNATIONAL
60 MINUTES AUSTRALIA Natural Born Killers Nine Network Australia

MAGAZINE
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE The Kingpin by Bryan Christy

SERIES OF NEWSPAPER ARTICLES
ISTHMUS (Wisconsin) animal research by Bill Lueders

COLUMNIST
LOS ANGELES TIMES Where Captives Put on a Show by Steve Lopez

BRIGITTE BARDOT INTERNATIONAL PRINT
DAILY MAIL (UK) multiple articles by Danny Penman

WILLIAM WILBERFORCE AWARD
CHRISTIANITY TODAY A Feast Fit for the King: Returning the growing fields and kitchen table to God. by Leslie Leyland Fields

For more information on The Genesis Awards visit The Humane Society's website.

Julia
Julia is a student who has a passion for veganism, animal welfare, and religious studies.




Photo credit: Humane Society

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