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The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) announced the 2016 Gracie Awards winners, which recognize women’s outstanding achievements in media. The 41st annual event will occur Tuesday, May 24, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel and then on June 21 local market, public and student award winners will be honored at the Gracies Awards Luncheon in NYC. Below is the complete list of the TV and interactive media Gracie Awards honorees.

 

Television: 

 

#IAmUnbroken

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

CBS

 

Amanpour

Talk Show – News

CNN International

 

Angela Bassett

Director- Lifestyle

National Geographic Channel

 

Arwa Damon

Reporter/Correspondent

CNN International

 

Aunjanue Ellis

Female in a Leading Role in a Made for TV Movie or Limited Series

BET Networks

 

Being Mary Jane

Drama

BET Networks

 

Belief

Documentary

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network

 

Black Girls Rock

Variety

BET Networks

 

Blaming Melissa

Investigative Program or Feature

CBS News

 

Bravo’s “Odd Mom Out”

Comedy

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

Lifetime

 

Ellie Kemper

Female Actor in a Leading Role in Comedy or Musical

Universal Television / Netflix

 

Escape From Terror

Grand Winner: Hard News Feature

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

Netflix

 

Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel (#215)

Sports Program

HBO

 

Shining a Light: Conversations on Race in America

Special

A&E Network

 

Stephanie Laing

Director- Entertainment

HBO

 

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 / Netflix

 

Vera Farmiga (Bates Motel)

Female Actor in a Leading Role in a Drama

Universal Television

 

Yara Shahidi

Female in a Breakthrough Role

ABC Television

 

Interactive Media

 

“From the Corner Office”–Fortune.com

Original Online Programming – Video Series

Fortune Magazine

 

“Now What?” With Carole Zimmer

Original Online Programming – Standalone Audio

“Now What?” With Carole Zimmer

 

100 Women

Website – News

BBC News

 

espnW.com

Website – Information/Entertainment

espnW

 

Laura Ling – Director of Development & Correspondent, Discovery Digital Networks

Online Video Host or Correspondent

Discovery Communications

 

Life, Instagrammed

Original Online Programming – Standalone Video

espnW

 

Revenge Porn

Original Online Programming – News/Documentary

CNNMoney

 

The Re/code Ellen Pao Trial Newswire

Blog

Re/code

 

WebMD’s Future of Health with Robin Roberts: 3-D Printing

Online Producer

WebMD/Medscape

The Daily

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