Radio Gracie Award Winners Announced


The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation has announced the winners of the 43rd annual Gracie Awards. The Gracie Awards Gala will take place on Tuesday, May 22 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, where national radio will be recognized. The Gracie Awards Luncheon will be Tuesday, June 27 at Cipriani in New York, with local and student winners being acknowledged.

“In an historic and momentous year for women, on and off the camera and in front of and behind the microphone, the Gracie Awards arrive at an important time to celebrate the storytellers who are changing the narrative and pushing boundaries in the quest toward diversity and equality,” said AWMF Chair Christine Travaglini, President, Katz Radio Group. “And as we enter our 43rd year, we at AWM, through the Gracies, are incredibly proud to help usher in a new era by honoring and celebrating outstanding talent and content for, by and about women.”

Local and student award winners will be recognized at the Gracie Awards Luncheon on June 27 at Cipriani in New York City.

Here are the Radio honorees

Hoda Kotb (The Hoda Show)

Jill on Money
Talk Show
CBS News Radio

Liana Huth (I’m Listening)
Entercom Communications Corp.

On the Record
Interview Feature
American Urban Radio Network

Shirley Strawberry (The Steve Harvey Morning Show)
Premiere Networks

The Big Time with Whitney Allen
Crisis Coverage
Westwood One/Oh I Gotta

The Last Mile
SiriusXM Radio

The Reckoning Part 1
News Feature
SiriusXM Radio

Ancient Voices
Portrait/Biography – Non Commercial Local
KMFA 89.5 FM Austin, Texas

A Miscarriage in ICE Detention
News Feature – Non Commercial Local
KUOW Puget Sound Public Radio

Be Their Hope
Public Service Announcement
Beasley Media Group

Child Care Crisis
Hard News Feature
WTOP Radio

Jayde Donovan (Todd and Jayde in the Morning)
Co-Host – Local

Keep Calm
Special – Non-Commercial Local
CBC Vancouver

Kelly Prime (More Perfect: Enemy of Mankind)
Producer – Non-Commercial Local
WNYC Studios

Manoush Zomorodi (Note to Self)
Host/Anchor – Non-Commercial Local
New York Public Radio

Mina SayWhat
Feature – Local

Natalie Vacca (Len Berman and Michael Riedel in the Morning)
Producer – Local
iHeartMedia (WOR NY)

Nina Hajian (Shoboy In The Morning)
Host – Morning Drive – Local
CBS Radio New York

Rita Cosby Exclusive with Hillary Clinton
Talk Interview Feature – Local
WABC Radio/Cumulus Network

Shelley Rome (Shelley Rome Show)
Host – Non-Morning Drive – Local

Slay the Gander
Documentary – Non-Commercial Local
CBC Radio

The Cooper Lawrence Show
Interview Feature – Local
Cox Media Group

The Joan Hamburg Show
Talk Show – Local
Cumulus Media

TJ Taormina/The TJ Show
Soft News Feature – Local
Entercom Boston

Think Out Loud
Talk Show – Non-Commercial Local

Violinista Alasha Al-Qudwah: “You Don’t Need Anything But Your Heart to Play This Music”
Interview Feature – Non-Commercial Local
West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Voices with Pebbles
Public Affairs – Local
Beasley Media Group

WMAL – Mornings on The Mall w/Mary & Vince
Crisis Coverage – Local
Cumulus Media Broadcasting

Her Own Devices
Investigative Feature – Non-Commercial
Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX in partnership with The Investigative Fund

Mary Louise Kelly (All Things Considered)
Reporter/Correspondent/Host – Non-Commercial
NPR News

#MeToo: Conversations About Sexual Harassment (NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday)
Series – Non-Commercial
National Public Radio

NPR’s National Desk Crisis Reporting
Crisis Coverage – Non-Commercial
National Public Radio

That’s When My Childhood Ended
News Feature – Non Commercial
Youth Radio

The More Things Change: How a Husband and Wife Came to Love Each Other More as Wife and Wife
CBC Radio One

Three Generations Reflect on Hollywood, Harassment and Hitchcock
Interview Feature – Non-Commercial
National Public Radio

White Coat, Black Art
Public Affairs – Non-Commercial
CBC Radio One

A League of Our Own
Talk Show – Student
Radio Hofstra University – WRHU FM/

Combating Mental Health Issues in Public Schools
News Feature – Student
WFUV/Fordham University

Empowering Women To Enter Careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math)
Public Affairs – Student
Radio Hofstra University – WRHU FM/

I Am that Girl Alexis Jones Interview
Interview Feature – Student
Radio Hofstra University – WRHU FM /

Maria Santana (A League of Our Own, Hofstra Morning Wake-Up Call & Newsline)
Producer – Student
Radio Hofstra University – WRHU FM /


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