The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) held its 37th Annual Gracie Awards gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, hosted by Emmy Award-winning actress Angela Kinsey. 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, held Tuesday, also encourages the realistic and multifaceted portrayal of women in entertainment, news, features and other programs.
The black-tie Gala attracted the best and brightest in the industry including Lorraine Bracco, Loretta Devine, author Giada de Laurentiis, Sally Field, Savannah Guthrie, Angie Harmon, Florence Henderson, Chuck’s Zachary Levi, Constance Marie, Marlee Matlin, Giuliana Rancic, Shaun Robinson, Zoraida Sambolin, Sarah Shahi, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Elisabeth Shue, Hannah Storm, Ariel Winter and many others.
“The Gracies Gala is a wonderful event, and the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation is proud to recognize such extraordinary women,” said AWMF Chair Valerie K. Blackburn. “It’s an honor to be in this community of talented women who are so committed to creating innovative, intelligent and insightful programming.”