June 24, 2024

CLUE: This Naturalized U.S. Citizen Is Now Honored With a Forever Stamp


Alex Trebek Jeopardy stamp

WASHINGTON — On today’s episode of “JEOPARDY!”, host Ken Jennings announced that the U.S. Postal Service will issue a Forever stamp honoring beloved former host Alex Trebek concurrent with the show's 60th Diamond Celebration that was launched earlier this year to celebrate the remarkable legacy of America's Favorite Quiz Show. Presales for this special stamp begin today, June 21, at usps.com.

The first-day-of-issue event for the Alex Trebek stamp is free and open to the public. Details about the event are below. News of the stamp is being shared with the hashtag #AlexTrebekStamp.


Michael Elston, Secretary of the Board of Governors of the U.S. Postal Service

Ken Jennings, “JEOPARDY!” host

Jean Trebek, wife of Alex Trebek


Monday, July 22, 2024, at 4 p.m. Pacific time


John Calley Park
Sony Pictures Studios
10371 Culver Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232


In order to enter the Sony Studios lot, attendees must register at: usps.com/alextrebekstamp


This stamp commemorates Alex Trebek (1940–2020), the longtime host of the television quiz show “JEOPARDY!” who became a respected and beloved presence in millions of homes.

The grid of 20 identical stamps resembles the array of video monitors that form the “JEOPARDY!” game board.

On the stamp is written the prompt, “THIS NATURALIZED U.S. CITIZEN HOSTED THE QUIZ SHOW ‘JEOPARDY!’ FOR 37 SEASONS” and underneath, upside down, is the correct response: “Who is Alex Trebek?”

On the stamp pane, relevant category headers appear at the top of each column of stamps, and to the left is a photograph of Trebek with a portion of the “Jeopardy!” set behind him.

Antonio Alcalá, an art director for USPS, designed the stamps using photography provided by Sony Pictures Entertainment and hand lettering by Marti Davila.

The Alex Trebek stamp will be issued in panes of 20. As Forever stamps, they will always be equal in value to the current First-Class Mail one-ounce price.

Customers may purchase stamps and other philatelic products through the Postal Store at usps.com/shopstamps, by calling 844-737-7826, by mail through USA Philatelic or at Post Office locations nationwide. For officially licensed stamp products, shop the USPS Officially Licensed Collection on Amazon. Additional information on stamps, First Day of Issue Ceremonies and stamp inspired products can be found at StampsForever.com.

“JEOPARDY!” is produced by Sony Pictures Television (SPT). In April, SPT launched the 60th Diamond Celebration, a campaign bringing fans a year filled with engaging experiences, limited-edition merchandise and more to celebrate the show’s remarkable legacy. For more information, please visit: jeopardy.com/60th-diamond-celebration.



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