44th Annual Gracie Awards Winners Announced By The Alliance For Women In Media Foundation

Business April 23, 2019

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44th Annual Gracie Awards Winners Announced By The Alliance For Women In Media Foundation

This week, 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 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, Amazon, Universal Television and Hofstra University.

TV NATIONAL – GALA HONOREES

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

BET HER FIGHTS: BREAST CANCER
Special or Variety
BET Networks

Claire Weinraub
Producer – News
ABC NEWS

Connie Britton & Alexandra Cunningham (Dirty John)
Producer – Entertainment – Limited Series
Bravo Media

Daisy von Scherler Mayer (The Walking Dead)
Director – Drama
AMC

Elizabeth Perkins (Sharp Objects)
Actress in a Supporting Role – Made for TV Movie or Limited Series
HBO

Escape at Dannemora
Limited Series
SHOWTIME

Faith Under Fire: The Antoinette Tuff Story (Lifetime)
Made for Television Movie
Lifetime

Fast Tracked (ESPN E:60)
Sports Feature
ESPN E:60

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
Drama
BBC AMERICA

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
SHOWTIME

Mom
Comedy
Warner Bros. Television

Nancy M. Pimental (Shameless)
Writer
SHOWTIME

Nima Elbagir
Reporter / Correspondent
CNN

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
SHOWTIME

Rachel Bloom (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
Actress in a Leading Role – Comedy or Musical
CBS Television Studios

RBG
Documentary – Grand Award
CNN

Rebecca Parrish (America to Me)
Director – Documentary
Starz

Sandra Oh (Killing Eve)
Actress in a Leading Role – Drama
BBC AMERICA

Savannah Guthrie & Hoda Kotb (TODAY)
On-Air Talent – News or News Magazine
NBC News, TODAY

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
Documentary
A&E Network

The Good Fight
Ensemble Cast – Grand Award
CBS Television Studios

VICE News Tonight on HBO
News Program
VICE Media

VICE on HBO
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

RADIO – COMMERCIAL – GALA HONOREES

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

RADIO – NONCOMMERCIAL – GALA HONOREES

Abused and Betrayed: People with Intellectual Disabilities and an Epidemic of Sexual Assault
Investigative Feature – Non-Commercial
NPR

Coretta Scott King’s March in Memphis
Documentary – Non-Commercial
NPR

#HowToRaiseAHuman
Public Affairs – Non-Commercial
NPR

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
NPR

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
CBC RADIO ONE

INTERACTIVE MEDIA – GALA HONOREES

Anna Faris is Unqualified
Podcast – Entertainment
iHeart Media

Brave, Not Perfect with Reshma Saujani
Podcast – Lifestyle
Girls Who Code

Broadly
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
CNBC

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
espnW

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
MTV

To view complete list of award recipients and honorable mentions, visit allwomeninmedia.org.

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