AWRT Announces 35th Gracie Award Local Market, Public and Student Winners


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McLean, VA - Feb 24, 2010 - American Women in Radio and Television (AWRT) announced the 2010 local market, public and student winners of the annual Gracie Awards. The winners will be recognized at a luncheon on May 26, 2010, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel Los Angeles.

The Gracies recognize exemplary programming created for women, by women and about women in all facets of electronic media, as well as individuals who have made contributions to the industry. The awards program also encourages the realistic and multifaceted portrayal of women in entertainment, commercials, news, features and other programs

The Gracies are presented by the Foundation of AWRT, the philanthropic arm of AWRT, which 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, honor 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.

2010 Gracie Awards ~ Local Markets, Public and Student Award Winners

A Final Wish Granted
Outstanding Hard News Feature
WCVB-TV

Market: Local 1-25
Needham, MA

A Soldier's Story
Outstanding Hard News Feature
KCET-TV
Market: Public
Los Angeles, CA

A Woman of No Consequence
Outstanding Portrait/Biography
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Market: Public
Toronto, ON

Amy West
Outstanding Reporter/Correspondent
BYU Daily News
Market: Student
Provo, UT

Aurora Medina - Efecto Mariposa
Outstanding Talk Show - Entertainment/Information
Mariposa Productions
Market: Local 1-25
Burlingame, CA

Boyfriends
Outstanding Reality Show
KERA-TV
Market: Public
Dallas, TX

Bridgette Ridgeway
Outstanding Host - Entertainment/Information
Univ. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Broadcast Club
Market: Student
Brown Deer, WI

Bronx Radio Rookies
Outstanding Series
WNYC Radio
Market: Public
New York, NY

CBC News: The National - Comparing Notes on Captivity/Ingrid Betancourt Interview
Outstanding Interview Program or Feature
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Market: Public
Toronto, ON

Christie Humphries
Outstanding Blogger
KVUE.com
Market: Local 1-25
Austin, TX

Classmates with Cancer
Outstanding Talk Show - News
KRIV Fox 26
Market: Local 1-25
Houston, TX

Deborah Ferguson
Outstanding Anchor - News or News Magazine
KXAS
Market: Local 1-25
Fort Worth, TX

Eightwest
Outstanding Magazine
WOOD TV8
Market: Local 26+
Grand Rapids, MI

Engage, Enlighten, Educate
Outstanding Soft News Feature
George Washington University Students
Market: Student
Washington, DC

Exceptional Women: Voices Carry
Outstanding Portrait/Biography
Magic 106.7 / WMJX Boston
Market: Local 1-25
Boston, MA

Exceptional Women: Voices Carry
Outstanding Interview Program or Feature
Magic 106.7/WMJX Boston
Market: Local 1-25
Boston, MA

Extreme Kellie
Outstanding Series
KWGN/KDVR
Market: Local 1-25
Highlands Ranch, CO

Happy Birthday Jenny Flett
Outstanding Soft News Feature
CBC Edmonton
Market: Public
Toronto, ON

Heart of the Huddle
Outstanding Soft News Feature
KTRK-TV
Market: Local 1-25
Houston, TX

Hurricane Charley Five Years Later
Outstanding Series
92.5 Fox News
Market: Local 26+
Ft. Myers, FL

In Verse: Women of Troy
Outstanding Soft News Feature
WNYC Radio
Market: Public
Brooklyn, NY

Janet Ivey - Exploring Microgravity
Outstanding Children/Adolescent Non-Animated Program
Janet's Planet, Inc.
Market: Local 26+
Hendersonville, TN

Kathryn Mishell
Outstanding Producer - Entertainment
KMFA
Market: Public
Austin, TX

Khotan Shahbazi-Harmon
Outstanding Interview Program or Feature
KOOP Radio
Market: Public
Austin, TX

Kingsbridge Armory
Outstanding Hard News Feature
WFUV-FM
Market: Student
Bronx, NY

Kristine Pratt
Outstanding Director - News
BYU Daily News
Market: Student
Provo, UT

Lauren Naymie
Outstanding Anchor - News or News Magazine
WFUV-FM
Market: Student
Bronx, NY

Legacy Bank
Outstanding Soft News Feature
WISN-TV
Market: Local 26+
Milwaukee, WI

Liberia: The Long Road Back
Outstanding Series
WET
Market: Public
New York, NY

Live Hope Love
Outstanding Documentary
Outer Voices
Market: Public
Healsburg, CA

Mabel's Story: Abuse in Later Life
Outstanding Hard News Feature
Minnesota Public Radio
Market: Public
St. Paul, MN

Mapping Stem Cell Research: Terra Incognita
Outstanding Documentary
Kartemquin Educational Films
Market: Public
Chicago, IL

Mirror Mirror
Outstanding Magazine
KRTK-TV
Market: Local 1-25
Houston, TX

MSL Educational Forum: The Girls Come Marching Home
Outstanding Talk Show - Entertainment/Information
Massachusetts School of Law
Market: Local 1-25
Andover, MA

My Parents' Keeper
Outstanding Series
KNX 1070
Market: Local 1-25
Los Angeles, CA

Ontario Today: Black Hair
Outstanding Talk Show - Entertainment/Information
CBC Ottawa
Market: Public
Toronto, ON

Pam Krueger
Outstanding Host - Entertainment/Information
NETworth TV Productions
Market: Public
San Francisco, CA

PSA Campaign: Ronald McDonald House
Outstanding Public Service Announcement
FM 107.1 WFMP
Market: Local 1-25
Southfield, MI

Quality Enhancement Program Spot
Outstanding Commercial
GMU-TV
Market: Local 1-25
Fairfax, VA

Reproductive Health in Africa
Outstanding Investigative Program or Feature
North Carolina Public Radio - WUNC
Market: Public
Durham, NC

Robin Shannon
Outstanding Anchor - News or News Magazine
WFUV-FM
Market: Public
Bronx, NY

Sable Petersen
Outstanding Producer - Entertainment
Brigham Young University
Market: Student
Provo, UT

Shut Out: Jobs on Lockdown
Outstanding Hard News Feature
Bloomberg Radio
Market: Local 1-25
New York, NY

Sunday Brunch: Confections of a Closet Master Baker
Outstanding Interview Program or Feature
Food and Wine Radio Network
Market: Local 26+
Tucson, AZ

The Fall of the City
Outstanding Drama
WNYC Radio
Market: Public
New York, NY

The Lisa Wexler Show
Outstanding Talk Show - News
Groucho Productions, LLC
Market: Local 26+
Norwalk, CT

The War That Never Ends
Outstanding Documentary
WTOP Radio
Market: Local 1-25
Washington, DC

Think Out Loud: Paying for Family Leave
Outstanding Talk Show - News
Oregon Public Broadcasting
Market: Public
Portland, OR

Thuy Vu
Outstanding Reporter/Correspondent
CBS5
Market: Local 1-25
San Francisco, CA

Tiffany Hill
Outstanding Host - Entertainment/Information
WBEB
Market: Local 1-25
Philadelphia, PA

Tracie Hotchner - Dog Talk
Outstanding Host - Entertainment/Information
WLIU 88.3 FM
Market: Public
Bennington, VT

Urban Camping
Outstanding Soft News Feature
WFUV-FM
Market: Student
Bronx, NY

We Exist: Girls and Women Living with Autism
Outstanding Series
WTHI-TV
Market: Local 26+
Terre Haute, IL




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