Walters to host Peabodys

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Barbara Walters, host of ABC's 20/20 and co-host of The View,
will add hosting duties for the 62nd annual Peabody Awards May 19 at the
Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York.

Walters is a Peabody winner herself for a 1995 profile of actor Christopher

Winners of this year's awards -- which honor outstanding radio, TV and new
media -- will be announced April 2.

The awards are administered by the University of Georgia's Grady College of
Journalism and Mass Communications.