McLean, VA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014
Alliance for Women in Media Foundation is pleased to announce longtime supporter Ford Motor Company as the official automobile sponsor of the 39th Annual Gracie Awards. The 39th Annual Gracie Awards Gala will take place on May 20, 2014, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. The new 2014 Lincoln MKZ, the brand’s recent addition to the midsize luxury segment, will be on display at the gala. The new MKZ represents the future of Lincoln in both style and substance.
The Gracie Awards (also known as “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. The awards program also encourages the realistic and multi-faceted portrayal of women in entertainment, news, features and other programs.
“We are happy to welcome Ford back to the Gracies as our automobile sponsor this year,” said Kay Olin, AWMF Chair. “The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation and Ford have a long history of partnering to provide important programming, including the Empowering America® education series and Emerging Voices scholarship program.”
“Ford is honored to again support the Gracies as the exclusive automobile sponsor,” said Jim Vella, president, Ford Fund and Community Service. “Our long-time partnership with the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation has provided numerous scholarships to deserving young women and fostered broader understanding of the contributions of pioneering women through the Empowering America Program. “
The Gracies are presented by the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Alliance for Women in Media that supports educational programs, charitable activities, public service campaigns and scholarships to benefit the public, the electronic media and allied fields. The Gracie Awards, established in 1975, honors programming and individuals of the highest caliber in all facets of radio, television, cable and web-based media, including news, drama, comedy, commercials, public service, documentary and sports.
For more information about the 2014 Gracies, please visit http://www.thegracies.org. For the most up-to-date, insider information, follow the Gracie Awards on Twitter @thegracies.