McLean, VA (PRWEB) December 10, 2013
Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) is inviting entries for the 39th Annual Gracie Awards. The Gracies recognize exemplary programming created for women, by women and about women in all facets of media, including radio, television, cable and new media. Category and entry information can be found online.
The Gracie Awards, established in 1975, recognize exemplary programming across a wide spectrum of media, national and local markets, and content areas. The Gracies honor programming and individuals of the highest caliber in all facets of radio, television, cable and digital media, including news, drama, comedy, documentary and sports. Winners will be selected in national, digital, local and public markets as well as students.
“The Gracies statue embodies much more than industry recognition. It characterizes distinction and acknowledges the exceptional work being done by all women in media,” said AWMF Chair Kay Olin.
Each year the Gracie Awards attracts the best and brightest in all aspects of the media. Moll Anderson, Lucy Hale, Sandra Lee, Amy Poehler, Robin Roberts, Shaun Robinson, ESPN’s Outside the Lines, Nickelodeon’s Nick News with Linda Ellerbee, OWN’s Super Soul Sunday, E!’s Giuliana & Bill, were among the winners of the 2013 Gracie Awards.
The Gracies are presented by the AWM Foundation, the philanthropic arm of AWM which supports educational programs, charitable activities, public service campaigns and scholarships to benefit the public and women in the media.
For more information about the Gracie Awards, please visit http://www.thegracies.org.
About the Alliance for Women in Media (AWM): The Alliance for Women in Media advances the influence and impact of women in all forms of media. AWM is a diverse community – whether type of media, job or global location – that facilitates industry-wide collaboration, education, and innovation. Established in 1961 as American Women in Radio & Television (AWRT), AWM is the longest-established professional association dedicated to advancing women in media and entertainment. AWM harnesses the promise, passion and power of women in all forms of media to empower career development, engage in thought leadership, and drive positive change for our industry and societal progress.
About the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation: The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (formerly known as The Foundation of American Women in Radio & Television) supports and promotes educational programs, charitable activities, public service campaigns and scholarships to benefit the public, the electronic media and allied fields. The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation has created partnerships and joint-initiatives with the National Middle School Association, the Emma Bowen Foundation, the American Red Cross and other organizations that are philosophically aligned with the mission of the Foundation. The Foundation also supports Empowering America®, an initiative which pays tribute to many of America’s most pioneering and inspiring women. Through this program, the Foundation provides Empowering America® educational collateral to needy urban middle schools around the country. The Foundation also produces nationally acclaimed recognition programs, including the Gracie Awards®, a live gala that honors exemplary programming created for, by, and about women.