Television News Will Be Well-Represented at the 44th Annual Gracie Awards

By A.J. Katz 

The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation announced its 2019 Gracies award winners and honorable mention honorees.

The Gracies recognize programming created by women, for women and about women in all facets of media and entertainment. They also acknowledge women who have made inspirational contributions to the industry.

Here are the TV newsers who are among this year’s Gracies Award Gala winners in the Television category.

  • Claire Weinraub / Producer, ABC News
  • Live to Tell: Trafficked (48 Hours) / Investigative Feature / CBS News
  • Nima Elbagir / Reporter / Correspondent / CNN
  • On The Road: Washington’s First Registered Lobbyist with Down Syndrome (CBS Evening News) / Soft News Feature / CBS News
  • RBG / Documentary – Grand Award / CNN
  • Savannah Guthrie & Hoda Kotb (Today) / On-Air Talent – News or News Magazine / Today / NBC News
  • Sisterhood (The 3rd Hour of Today) / News Feature Series / The 3rd Hour of Today / NBC News
  • Vice News Tonight on HBO / News Program / Vice Media
  • Vice on HBO / News Magazine / Vice Media
  • Yemen’s Young Victims (BBC World News) / Hard News Feature / BBC World News

The 44th annual Gracie Awards Gala will take place May 21 at the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. The Gracie Award Luncheon will take place June 26 at Cipriani New York.

CNN’s Erica Hill hosted the Gracies Luncheon last June, while PBS NewsHour anchor and managing editor Judy Woodruff received the organization’s Lifetime Achievement Award. CBS Sunday Morning host Jane Pauley introduced Woodruff.

Here are newsers honored in the Interactive Media category:

  • 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
  • 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
  • Rachel Maddow (Bag Man) / Podcast Host – News / NBC News
  • Robin Roberts (Robin Roberts Presents Thriver Thursday: Season 1) / Online Producer / Rock ‘n Robin Productions
  • When abortion is a lifeline / Website – News / Univision Digital