LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) – The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) has today (April 16) announced the winners of the 44th annual Gracie Awards.
The event, which recognizes exemplary programming created by, for and about women in radio, television, cable and interactive media, will this year honor Sandra Oh, Tisha Thompson, Rachel Maddow, Connie Britton, Elizabeth Perkins, Patricia Arquette, Leah Remini, Robin Roberts, Laura Lynch, Rachel Bloom, Angela Yee, Maura Tierney, Hoda Kotb and Savannah Guthrie among others.
Becky Brooks, Executive Director, Alliance for Women in Media Foundation said: “Our leadership is proud to honor the best of the best who embody the spirit and intention of the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation’s Gracie Awards.”
Christine Travaglini, President, Katz Radio Group and Chair of the Board of Directors added: “In the more than four decades since the inception of the Gracie Awards – what stands out in 2019 is bravery. The courage of storytellers to share poignant, relevant and compelling content. This will be a year of true celebration.”
The 44th annual Gracie Awards are scheduled to take place May 21 at the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles.
Honorees are selected in national, local and student markets, including both commercial and non-commercial outlets. Local and student award winners will be recognized at the Gracie Awards Luncheon on June 26 at Cipriani in New York City.
To view the complete list of award recipients and honorable mentions, visit allwomeninmedia.org.