Gracie Awards Winners Announced

The Gracie Awards honor media created for women, by women.

The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation has announced the winners of its Gracie Awards, which honor media created for women, by women. The Gracies also celebrate women who have contributed exemplary media works. Below are all the winners.


News Series
NBC News’ TODAY Show

A Path Appears
Director – Documentary
Show of Force

ABC News: Captive: A Journey of Hope and Survival
Interview Program
ABC News

Alice Brennan and Connie Fossi
Producer- Documentary/Reality/Non-Fiction
Fusion Network

Allison Janney
Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Comedy or Musical – TV

Talk Show – News
CNN International

Angela Bassett
Director- Lifestyle
National Geographic Channel

Arwa Damon
CNN International

Aunjanue Ellis
Female in a Leading Role in a Made for TV Movie or Limited Series
BET Networks

Being Mary Jane
BET Networks

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network

Black Girls Rock
BET Networks

Blaming Melissa
Investigative Program or Feature
CBS News

Bravo’s “Odd Mom Out”
Bravo Media

Countdown to the Special Olympics World Games with Robin Roberts
Producer- Sports Programming
ESPN and Rock’n Robin Productions

Cynthia Nixon
Female in a Supporting Role in a Made for TV Movie or Limited Series

Ellie Kemper
Female Actor in a Leading Role in Comedy or Musical
Universal Television / Netflix

Escape From Terror
Hard News Feature GRAND WINNER
PBS Newshour

Flesh and Bone
Limited Series or Made for Television Movie
Starz Entertainment

Good Morning America, ABC News
Talk Show – News
ABC News

Iyanla: Fix My Life
Non-Fiction or Reality Show
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network

Jada Pinkett Smith
Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Drama
Tencer & Associates PR, INC

Karen Malach – The Legend of Korra
Producer- Entertainment
Nickelodeon (Global)

Kathie Lee Gifford
On-Air Talent – Entertainment
NBC News’ TODAY Show

Kristine Leahy
On-Air Talent – Sports
FOX Sports

Melia Patria ABC News
Producer – News
ABC News

Moms Helping Moms
Hard News Feature
NBC News’ TODAY Show

Norah O’Donnell
On-Air Talent – News or News Magazine (Anchor, Host)
CBS News

Oprah’s Master Class
Portrait / Biography
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network

Project Mc²
Family Programming

Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel (#215)
Sports Program

Shining a Light: Conversations on Race in America
A&E Network

Stephanie Laing
Director- Entertainment

SuperSoul Sunday
Talk Show – Entertainment, Lifestyle, Health
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network

Testing Female Marines
Hard News Feature
CBS News

The Cosby Accusers Speak
Interview Feature
NBC News

The Girl in the Picture
Soft News Feature
CBS News

The Mindy Project
Ensemble Cast
Universal Television / Hulu

Tina Fey
Female Actor in a Featured or Guest Role
Universal Television

Vera Farmiga
Female Actor in a Leading Role in a Drama
Universal Television

Yara Shahidi
Female in a Breakthrough Role
ABC Television


Public Affairs

Hard News Feature

Anna Sale, host of Death, Sex & Money
Podcast Host
WNYC Radio

CBS Sports Radio’s ‘After Hours with Amy Lawrence’
Host- Sports Program
CBS Sports Radio

Cheri Preston
Anchor- News or News Magazine

Elaina D Smith
Cumulus Media