43rd Annual Gracie Awards Winners Announced by The Alliance for Women in

first_imgThe Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) announced the winners of the 43rd annual Gracie Awards to take place May 22 at the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles.The event will recognize such esteemed honorees as Ashley Judd, Billie Jean King, Claire Danes, Elizabeth Marvel, Hoda Kotb, Issa Rae, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Katie Couric, Megan Mullally, Pam Oliver, Reese Witherspoon, and Shirley Strawberry, along with some of the most talented women in television, radio and digital media. Local and student award winners will be recognized at the Gracie Awards Luncheon on June 27 at Cipriani in New York City.“In a historic and momentous year for women, on and off the camera and in front of and behind the microphone, the Gracie Awards arrive at an important time to celebrate the storytellers who are changing the narrative and pushing boundaries in the quest toward diversity and equality,” said AWMF Chair Christine Travaglini, President, Katz Radio Group. “And as we enter our 43rd year, we at AWM, through the Gracies, are incredibly proud help usher in a new era by honoring and celebrating outstanding talent and content for, by and about women.”In the third consecutive year as Executive Producer, Vicangelo Bulluck will spotlight these prolific women in the industry who continue to inspire and support others, break down barriers, and lead by example in creating opportunity for future generations.TELEVISION – GALA HONOREESABC News- Ashley Judd Speaks
Interview SpecialABC NewsA Sex Abuse Scandal Rocks USA Gymnastics 
Investigative FeatureNBC NewsGRAND AWARD: Big Little Lies
Limited SeriesHBOClaire Danes (Homeland)
Actress in a Leading Role – DramaShowtime Networks, Inc.Divided (60 Minutes)
Interview FeatureCBS NewsElizabeth Marvel (Homeland)
Actress in a Supporting Role – DramaShowtime Networks, Inc.Elizabeth Smart (Elizabeth Smart: Autobiography)
Producer – Non-FictionA&E NetworkFelicia D. Henderson (The Quad)
Producer – EntertainmentBET NetworksForgotten Mothers (Global Business America)
News MagazineCGTN AmericaGreat News
ComedyUniversal Television, NBCHoda’s Heroes Among Us: Superheroes (TODAY)
Soft News FeatureNBC NewsGRAND AWARD: Holding Court – Billie Jean King (CBS Sunday Morning)
Soft News FeatureCBS News Sunday MorningIngrid Formanek (Global Warming: Arctic Melt)
Producer – Documentary CNNIssa Rae (Insecure)
Actress in a Leading Role – Comedy or MusicalHBOGRAND AWARD: Julia Louis-Dreyfus (VEEP)
Actress in a Leading Role – Comedy or MusicalHBOJuju Chang (ABC News)
Reporter/CorrespondentABC NewsMegan Mullally (Will & Grace)
Actress in a Supporting Role – Comedy or MusicalUniversal Television, NBCNella the Princess Knight
Family SeriesNickelodeonNiki Caro (ANNE WITH AN E)
DirectorNorthwood EntertainmentNorah O’Donnell (CBS This Morning)
On-Air Talent – News or News MagazineCBS This Morning / CBS NewsNot the White House Correspondents’ Dinner (Full Frontal with Samantha Bee)
SpecialTBSPam Oliver (FOX Sports)
On-Air Talent – Entertainment or SportsFOX SportsPaula Malcomson (Ray Donovan)
Actress in a Breakthrough RoleShowtime Networks, Inc.Reese Witherspoon (Big Little Lies)
Actress in a Leading Role – Made for TV Movie or Limited SeriesHBOSalma Abdelaziz (CNN)
Producer – NewsCNNSC Featured: The Legacy of 261 
Sports FeatureESPN FeaturesShailene Woodley (Big Little Lies)
Actress in a Supporting Role – Made for TV Movie or Limited SeriesHBOStates of Undress
Non-Fiction or RealityVicelandThe Family I Had
DocumentaryInvestigation DiscoveryThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Made for TV MovieHBOThe Rundown with Robin Thede
VarietyBET NetworksThe View
Talk Show – EntertainmentABC NewsThis Is Us
Drama20th Century Fox TelevisionTop Of The Lake: China Girl
Limited SeriesSundanceTVUnbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Ensemble CastUniversal Television, NetflixUSA Gymnastics
News Feature SeriesCBS NewsVICE News Tonight
News ProgramVICE NewsVICE News Tonight’s “Charlottesville: Race & Terror”
Hard News FeatureVICE NewsRADIO NATIONAL – GALA HONOREESHoda Kotb (The Hoda Show)
Host/PersonalitySiriusXMJill on Money
Talk ShowCBS News RadioLiana Huth (I’m Listening)
ProducerEntercom Communications Corp.On the Record
Interview FeatureAmerican Urban Radio NetworkShirley Strawberry (The Steve Harvey Morning Show)
Co-hostPremiere NetworksThe Big Time with Whitney Allen
Crisis CoverageWestwood One /Oh I GottaThe Last Mile
SpecialSiriusXM RadioThe Reckoning Part 1
News FeatureSiriusXM RadioRADIO NATIONAL NONCOMMERCIAL – GALA HONOREESHer Own Devices 
Investigative Feature – Non CommercialReveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX in partnership with The Investigative FundMary Louise Kelly (All Things Considered)
Reporter/Correspondent/Host – Non Commercial NPR News#MeToo: Conversations About Sexual Harassment (NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday) 
Series – Non CommercialNational Public RadioNPR’s National Desk Crisis Reporting 
Crisis Coverage – Non CommercialNational Public RadioThat’s When My Childhood Ended 
News Feature – Non CommercialYouth RadioThe More Things Change: How a Husband and Wife Came to Love Each Other More as Wife and Wife.
Documentary – Non CommercialCBC RADIO ONEThree Generations Reflect on Hollywood, Harassment and Hitchcock 
Interview Feature – Non CommercialNational Public RadioWhite Coat, Black Art
Public Affairs – Non CommercialCBC RADIO ONEINTERACTIVE MEDIA – GALA HONOREESElise Tries 
Online Video Host or CorrespondentNational Public RadioKatie Couric (Katie Couric)
Podcast HostStitcher and Katie Couric MediaNPR Music: Turning The Tables 
BlogNPRRefinery29
Website – Information or EntertainmentRefinery29Splash Sisters
Original Online Programming – Standalone VideoespnWTED Sincerely X: Rescued by Ritual
Original Online Programming – Standalone AudioAudible, Inc.The Aftermath
Original Online Programming – Video SeriesThe Center for Investigative Reporting & Glassbreaker FilmsThe Rohingya: World’s Least-Wanted People
Website – NewsRadio Free AsiaBrenda Goodman (When A Mother Dies)
Online Producer – NewsWebMDWhere Should We Begin? with Esther Perel
PodcastAudible, Inc.Women in Latin America: Power and Resilience (Andrea Patiño Contreras)
Original Online Programming – News or DocumentaryUnivision News NetworkTELEVISION LOCAL – LUNCHEON HONOREESCBS 13 News Live at Five
News ProgramSinclair Broadcast GroupErin Gutierrez (Atticus Investigates)
Producer – Scripted / Edited / LiveTEGNAImpact: Feeding Our Children
Soft News FeatureWUSA*9Insight with John Ferrugia: Traded and Trafficked
Investigative FeatureRocky Mountain PBSKelly Frey (WTAE)
On-Air TalentWTAEKristin Dickerson (My Sister From God)
DirectorKXAS NBC-5KQED Newsroom: A Year of Remarkable Women
News MagazineKQEDRacing Towards Hope (Ashley Stroehlein)
Sports FeatureWBTVRaped in the Military
Hard News FeatureWUSA*9Selling Girls
DocumentaryTEGNATELEVISION LOCAL – STUDENT – LUNCHEON HONOREESDragon Boat Club (Capital News Service, Maryland Newsline)
Soft News Feature – StudentUniversity of Maryland, College ParkMegan Smedley
On-Air Talent – StudentCapital News Service, University of Maryland, College ParkViewFinder (Strength and Shame)
Hard News Feature – StudentUniversity of Maryland, College ParkRADIO LOCAL – LUNCHEON HONOREESAncient Voices
Portrait/Biography – Non-Commercial LocalKMFA 89.5 FM Austin, TexasA Miscarriage in ICE Detention 
News Feature – Non-Commercial LocalKUOW Puget Sound Public RadioBe Their Hope
Public Service AnnouncementBeasley Media GroupChild Care Crisis
Hard News FeatureWTOP RadioJayde Donovan (Todd and Jayde in the Morning)
Co-Host – LocalCumulusKeep Calm
Special – Non-Commercial LocalCBC VancouverKelly Prime (More Perfect: Enemy of Mankind)
Producer – Non-Commercial LocalWNYC StudiosManoush Zomorodi (Note to Self)
Host/Anchor – Non-Commercial LocalNew York Public RadioMina SayWhat
Feature – LocaliHeartMediaNatalie Vacca (Len Berman and Michael Riedel in the Morning)
Producer – LocaliHeartMedia (WOR NY)Nina Hajian (Shoboy In The Morning)
Host – Morning Drive – LocalCBS Radio New YorkRita Cosby Exclusive with Hillary Clinton
Talk Interview Feature – LocalWABC Radio/ Cumulus NetworkShelley Rome (Shelley Rome Show)
Host – Non-Morning Drive – LocaliHeartMediaSlay the Gander 
Documentary – Non- Commercial LocalCBC Radio, Wanita BatesThe Cooper Lawrence Show
Interview Feature – LocalCox Media GroupThe Joan Hamburg Show
Talk Show – LocalCumulus MediaTJ Taormina/The TJ Show
Soft News Feature – LocalEntercom BostonThink Out Loud
Talk Show – Non-Commercial LocalOPBViolinista Alasha Al-Qudwah: ‘You Don’t Need Anything But Your Heart to Play This Music’
Interview Feature- Non-Commercial LocalWest Virginia Public BroadcastingVoices with Pebbles
Public Affairs – LocalBeasley Media GroupWMAL- Mornings on The Mall w/Mary & Vince
Crisis Coverage – LocalCUMULUS MEDIA BROADCASTINGRADIO LOCAL – STUDENT – LUNCHEON HONOREES A League of Our Own
Talk Show – StudentRadio Hofstra University – WRHU FM / WRHU.orgCombating Mental Health Issues in Public Schools
News Feature – StudentWFUV / Fordham UniversityI Am that Girl Alexis Jones Interview
Interview Feature – StudentRadio Hofstra University – WRHU FM / WRHU.orgEmpowering Women To Enter Careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math)
Public Affairs – StudentRadio Hofstra University – WRHU FM / WRHU.orgMaria Santana (A League of Our Own, Hofstra Morning Wake up Call & Newsline)
Producer – StudentRadio Hofstra University – WRHU FM / WRHU.orgINTERACTIVE MEDIA – Student – LUNCHEON HONOREESAli Reid (The Reid Feed) 
Online Video Host or CorrespondentAli ReidKacie Candela (Prickly Politics)
Podcast HostWFUV / Fordham UniversityMurugi Thande (Black and Missing)
Online ProducerMurugi ThandeRadioActive Youth Media
PodcastRadioActive Youth MediaViewFinder (Strong Women)
Original Online ProgrammingUniversity of Maryland, College ParkTo view complete list of award recipients and honorable mentions, visit allwomeninmedia.org.last_img

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