4th Annual Gracie Award Winners Announced [Events]

The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) announced the winners of the 44th annual Gracie Awards to take place May 21 at the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. The event will recognize such esteemed honorees as 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, 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 26 at Cipriani in New York City.

Becky Brooks, Executive Director, Alliance for Women in Media Foundation stated, “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 continued, “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 Gracies recognize exemplary programming created by, for and about women in radio, television, cable, and interactive media. Honorees are selected in national, local and student markets, including both commercial and non-commercial outlets.

In the fourth 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 an opportunity for future generations.

Sponsors of The Gracies include Ford Motor Company, Crown Media Group, CNN, CBS Corporation, Discovery, Inc., NCTA – The Internet and Television Association, NPR, Premiere Networks, SiriusXM, Katz Media Group, Sun Broadcast Group, Beasley Media Group, Cox Media Group, vCreative, Entercom and Hofstra University.


Andrea Kremer & Hannah Storm (Thursday Night Football)

On-Air Talent – Sports – Ceiling Breakers

Amazon Prime Video

Annie Murphy (Schitt’s Creek)

Actress in a Breakthrough Role

CBC / Pop TV / ITV


Special or Variety

BET Networks

Claire Weinraub

Producer – News


Connie Britton & Alexandra Cunningham (Dirty John)

Producer – Entertainment – Limited Series

Bravo Media

Daisy von Scherler Mayer (The Walking Dead)

Director – Drama


Elizabeth Perkins (Sharp Objects)

Actress in a Supporting Role – Made for TV Movie or Limited Series


Escape at Dannemora

Limited Series



Faith Under Fire: The Antoinette Tuff Story (Lifetime)

Made for Television Movie


Fast Tracked (ESPN E:60)

Sports Feature


Good Girls

Ensemble Cast

Universal Television

Home & Family

Talk Show – Entertainment

Crown Media Family Networks (Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries)

Jane Root (One Strange Rock)

Producer- Documentary /Unscripted / Non-Fiction

Nutopia / National Geographic

Killing Eve



Leah Remini (Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath)

On-Air Talent – Lifestyle and Entertainment

A&E Network

Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath

Non-Fiction Entertainment

A&E Network

Live to Tell: Trafficked (48 Hours)

Investigative Feature

CBS News

Lori McCreary & Barbara Hall (Madam Secretary)

Producer- Entertainment

CBS Studios, Revelations Entertainment, Barbara Hall Productions

Maura Tierney (The Affair)

Actress in a Supporting Role – Drama




Warner Bros. Television

Nancy M. Pimental (Shameless)



Nima Elbagir

Reporter / Correspondent


On The Road: Washington’s First Registered Lobbyist with Down Syndrome (CBS Evening News)

Soft News Feature

CBS News

Patricia Arquette (Escape at Dannemora)

Actress in a Leading Role – Made for TV Movie or Limited Series


Rachel Bloom (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)

Actress in a Leading Role – Comedy or Musical

CBS Television Studios


Documentary – Grand Award


Rebecca Parrish (America to Me)

Director – Documentary


Sandra Oh (Killing Eve)

Actress in a Leading Role – Drama


Savannah Guthrie & Hoda Kotb (TODAY)

On-Air Talent – News or News Magazine


Sisterhood (The 3rd Hour of TODAY)

News Feature Series

NBC News/The 3rd Hour of TODAY

Stephanie Beatriz (Brooklyn Nine-Nine)

Actress in a Supporting Role – Comedy or Musical

Universal Television

The Clinton Affair


A&E Network

The Good Fight

Ensemble Cast – Grand Award

CBS Television Studios

VICE News Tonight on HBO

News Program

VICE Media


News Magazine

VICE Media

Waiting to Die (VICE on HBO)

Interview Feature

VICE Media

WASH UP! Girl Talk

Family Series

Sesame Workshop

Yemen’s Young Victims (BBC World News)

Hard News Feature

BBC World News


Angela Yee (The Breakfast Club)

Host/Personality – National

Premiere Networks

Jayde Donovan (The Jayde Show)

Host/Personality – Weekend Program – National

Westwood One

Kellie Rasberry (Kidd Kraddick Morning Show)

Co-host – National

Yea Networks

Lisa M. Mantineo (Dan Rather’s America: March For Our Lives Special)

Producer – Entertainment – National

SiriusXM Radio

Lynda McLaughlin (The Sean Hannity Show)

Producer – Talk – National

Premiere Networks

The Laura Coates Show

Talk Show – National

SiriusXM Radio

We Will Survive with April D. Ryan (Café Mocha)

News Feature – National

Miles Ahead Broadcasting

What Happened to General Electric?

Special – National

Bloomberg LP


Abused and Betrayed: People with Intellectual Disabilities and an Epidemic of Sexual Assault

Investigative Feature – Non-Commercial


Coretta Scott King’s March in Memphis

Documentary – Non-Commercial



Public Affairs – Non-Commercial


Laura Lynch (The Current)

Interview Feature – Non-Commercial

CBC Radio

Molly Wood (Marketplace Tech)

Reporter / Correspondent / Host – Non-Commercial

Marketplace – American Public Media

The Ultimate Price of Opioids

Series – Non-Commercial


No Longer Safe at Home: How Children are Surviving America’s Drug Crisis (Morning Edition)

News Feature – Non-Commercial

National Public Radio

The World @ Six

Crisis Coverage/Breaking News – Non-Commercial



Anna Faris is Unqualified

Podcast – Entertainment

iHeart Media

Brave, Not Perfect with Reshma Saujani

Podcast – Lifestyle

Girls Who Code


Website – Information/Entertainment

VICE Media

CNBC Make It: How This 23-Year-Old Became the Only Full-Time Woman Trader at the New York  Stock Exchange

Original Online Programming – News/Documentary


Elaina Smith (Women Want to Hear Women)

Podcast Host – Entertainment

Westwood One

Rachel Maddow (Bag Man)

Podcast Host – News

NBC News

Robin Roberts (Robin Roberts Presents Thriver Thursday: Season 1)

Online Producer

Rock ‘n Robin Productions

Sold in America

Podcast – Investigative

The E.W. Scripps Company, Washington Bureau and Stitcher

The 3-Day Effect

Original Online Programming – Standalone Audio

Audible, Inc.

Tisha Thompson (espnW)

Online Video Host or Correspondent


TODAY Digital: ‘We want a voice’: Kristen Parisi opens up about living with a disability since age 6

Original Online Programming – Standalone Video

NBC News Digital


When abortion is a lifeline

Website – News

Univision Digital


Women Crush Wednesday: STEM Edition

Original Online Programming – Video Series


About The Gracie Awards

The Gracies Awards is the largest fundraiser of the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (formerly known as The Foundation of American Women in Radio & Television) which supports and promotes educational programs, and scholarships to benefit the media, the public, and allied fields. In addition to giving $20,000 a year away in scholarships to deserving female students, the Foundation also produces the nationally acclaimed recognition program – the Gracie Awards which honors exemplary programming created by, for and about women. The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation has created partnerships and joint initiatives with the Emma Bowen Foundation, the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), NCTA – The Cable and Telecommunications Association and other organizations that are philosophically aligned with the mission of the Foundation. For more information about The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation and the Gracie Awards please visitallwomeninmedia.org and follow on Twitter (@AllWomeninMedia), (#TheGracies), Instagram (@allwomeninmedia) and Facebook.

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