Excerpt from press release
The Foundation of American Women in Radio and Television (AWRT) is inviting entries for the 34th Annual Gracie Awards. The Gracies is the most prestigious industry award that recognizes exemplary programming created for women, by women and about women, as well as outstanding achievement by individuals.
The 34th Annual Gracie Awards will continue the tradition of recognizing programming and individuals of the highest caliber in all facets of radio, television, cable and new media, including news, drama, comedy, commercials, public service, documentary and sports. The entry deadline is January 5, 2009.
To qualify for entry, programs must have aired for the first time between December 1, 2007 and November 30, 2008. National Award winners will be honored at the star-studded Gracie Awards Gala, to be held on June 3, 2009 at the New York Marriott Marquis. Local markets, public and student award winners will be honored at the Awards Luncheon of the Gracie Awards, which will be held on June 4, 2009 at the Tavern on the Green, New York, NY.
To obtain a copy of the Gracies Call for Entries, please visit www.awrt.org or contact AWRT Headquarters at 703-506-3290.
The Charlotte Area Association of Black Journalists (CAABJ) is an affiliate chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), a nonprofit organization focused on establishing strong ties among African-Americans working in the media and expanding and balancing the media's coverage of the African-American community and experience.