‘The Gracies’ Complete Winners List: Michelle Obama, Julia Louis-Dreyfus & Nicole Kidman Among Women Honored With Awards

The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) has announced the 49th Annual Gracie Awards winners.

This year’s winners include Michelle Obama, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Glennon Doyle, Rachel Brosnahan, Maria Shriver, Gayle King, Angela Yee, and Nicole Kidman, among many others. Some of the shows honored include Yellowjackets and Only Murders in the Building, Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and more.

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“As Women’s History Month draws to a close, we honor the remarkable women storytellers whose courage and resilience continue to inspire us,” Becky Brooks, President of AWMF, said in a statement. “Their stories, strengths, and influence are actively shaping our present and future. The impact of women is undeniable, and we look forward to celebrating these powerful contributions and achievements at the upcoming Gracie Awards.”

The Gracies celebrate outstanding achievements in media dedicated to women, by women, and about women across diverse platforms in news and entertainment.

This year’s winners will be celebrated at AWMF’s annual gala on May 21 at the Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel in LA. Local and student award recipients will be honored at the Gracie Awards Luncheon on June 18 at Cipriani’s in NYC.

The Gracies 2024 Complete Winners List

Television National Winners

Director – Talk Show
Adriane Adler (Tamron Hall)
Disney General Entertainment

Director – Comedy
Amy Sherman-Palladino (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
Prime Video

Hard News Feature
Battle Cry: Fighting Assault in the Military (ABC News Live)

Actress in a Leading Role – Limited Series
Bel Powley (A Small Light)
National Geographic

Non-English Individual Achievement – Producer
Bertha Gonzalez (Paso a Paso Docuseries)

Documentary – Historical
Birthing a Nation: The Resistance of Mary Gaffney
MTV Documentary Films

Made for Television Movie
Black Girl Missing

Documentary – Sports
Black Girls Play: The Story of Hand Games

Hard News Feature
Brutality of Hamas Attack at Israel Morgue

Special or Variety
Carol Burnett: 90 Years of Laughter + Love

Director – Documentary
Cristina Costantini (Science Fair: The Series)
National Geographic

Non-English Program – Family Series
BBC World Service

On-Air Talent – News Magazine
Deborah Roberts (20/20)

Soft News Feature
Defying the Odds (CBS Sunday Morning)
CBS News Sunday Morning

Actress in a Breakthrough Role
Dominique Fishback (Swarm)
Prime Video

Producer – News
Esther Castillejo (ABC World News Tonight with David Muir)

On-Air Talent – News
Gayle King (CBS Mornings)
CBS News

News Magazine
Impact x Nightline (ABC News Studios)

Director – Sports
Joie Jacob (Candace Parker: Unapologetic)

Jomana Karadsheh

Actress in a Supporting Role – Comedy or Musical
Liamani Segura (High School Musical: The Musical: The Series)
Disney Branded Television

Executive Producer – Documentary Series
Liz Day (The New York Times Presents: How to Fix a Pageant)

Non-English Individual Achievement – On-Air Talent – News
Lourdes Hurtado (Latino Trans Youth and Their Fight for Healthcare)
Noticias Telemundo

Actress in a Supporting Role – Limited Series
Mary McDonnell (The Fall of the House of Usher)

Showrunner Nonfiction – Documentary
Esther Dere (The New York Times Presents: How to Fix a Pageant)

Interview Feature – News
Meet the NASA astronaut set to make history in space
NBC News NOW/Stay Tuned/TODAY

Family Series
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (Marvel)
Disney Branded Television

Documentary – Limited Series
Murder in Big Horn

Actress in a Supporting Role – Drama
Nicole Kidman (Special Ops: Lioness)

Writer Unscripted – Daytime Talk
Nik Robinson (The Kelly Clarkson Show)
NBCUniversal Syndicated Studios

On-Air Talent – Lifestyle
Nikole Hannah-Jones (The 1619 Project)
Hulu / Onyx Collective

Showrunner – Fiction
Nkechi Okoro Carroll (All American: Homecoming)
Warner Bros. Television

Sports Feature
Note to Self: Briana Scurry (CBS Mornings)
CBS News

Only Murders in the Building

Sports Program
Paula Murphy: Undaunted
FOX Sports

Actress in a Supporting Role – Made for TV Movie
Phylicia Rashad (Heaven Down Here)
Hallmark Mystery (formerly Hallmark Movies & Mysteries)

Limited Series
Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story
Shondaland and Netflix

Actress in a Leading Role – Comedy or Musical
Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)
Prime Video

Non-English Individual Achievement – On-Air Talent – Sports
Rebeca Landa (ESPN Deportes)

Investigative Feature
Run For Your Life (Bloomberg Investigates)

Director – Drama
Salli Richardson-Whitfield (Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty)
HBO | Max

Producer – Entertainment
Salli Richardson-Whitfield (The Gilded Age)
HBO | Max

Producer – Documentary
Sasha Joelle Achilli (Inside the Iranian Uprising)

Sports Feature
SC Featured: Finding Their Voice

Documentary – News/Investigative
Search For Safety: The Desperate Struggle to Survive in Gaza
NBC News Digital

Actress in a Leading Role – Drama
Shanola Hampton (Found)

Non-English Program – News
Shin Daewe (Ayeyarwady Riverbank Erosion)
Radio Free Asia Burmese Service

Special Ops: Lioness

Actress in a Leading Role – Made for TV Movie
Sydney Sweeney (Reality)
HBO | Max

Non-Fiction Entertainment
Taste the Nation with Padma Lakshmi

Showrunner Fiction – Comedy
Teresa Hsiao (Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens)
Comedy Central

The Eternal Memory
MTV Documentary Films

Talk Show – Entertainment
The Kelly Clarkson Show
NBCUniversal Syndicated Studios

Non-English Program – Scripted Documentary
The Last of the Wakhi Shepherdesses (BBC 100 Women)
BBC World Service

Interview Feature – Entertainment
The View talks with Justina Miles
ABC Television Network

Director – Made for TV Movie
Tina Satter (Reality)
HBO | Max

News Program
NBC News

Documentary Series
Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller
National Geographic

News Feature Series
Trailblazing Women (GMA3)
ABC News

Non-English Individual Achievement – On-Air Talent – Entertainment
Wendy Guevara (Wendy: Perdida pero famosa)

Ensemble Cast

Writer Scripted
Zakiya Dalila Harris and Rashida Jones (The Other Black Girl)
Hulu / Onyx Collective

Non-English Individual Achievement – Actress
Zuria Vega (Las Pelotaris 1926)

Radio National Winners

Crisis Coverage/Breaking News
Foreign Crisis Coverage
ABC News Radio

Host – Weekend News
Allison Keyes (CBS News Weekend Roundup)
CBS News Radio

Host – Midday
Angela Yee (Way Up with Angela Yee)
iHeartMedia/Premiere Networks

News Feature
Black, Autistic and Safe

Host – Night
Elaina D. Smith (Nights with Elaina)
Westwood One

Host – Weekend
Ellen K (Ellen K Weekend Show)

Talk Show
Jill on Money
CBS News Radio

Producer – Entertainment
Katrina B (Nessa On Air)
Superadio Network, LLC

Producer – Talk
Kristen Farrah (Radio Health Journal)
American Urban Radio Networks

Non-English Individual Achievement
Mayra Berenice (Mayra Berenice en Vivo)
Entravision Communications

Medha Gandhi (Elvis Duran in the Morning)

Outstanding News Anchor
Michelle Franzen (ABC News Radio)
ABC News Radio

Mornings with Zerlina: 50 Years of Ms. Magazine & the Ms. Foundation

Interview Feature
Punkie Johnson with Emily Sumlin (She’s So Proud)

Public Affairs
Battle of Bamber Bridge

Crisis Coverage/Breaking News
Historic UAW Strike of 2023

News Feature
‘I ain’t found it yet.’ No Line this Mother Won’t Cross to Save Addicted Daughter

Katia Riddle (All Things Considered/Morning Edition: Reproductive Rights Coverage)

Nancy Farghalli (Marketplace)
Marketplace – American Public Media

Nora Young (Spark)
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

On the Ground in Iran (All Things Considered)

Interview Feature
One Couple’s Fight to Cure ALS (All Things Considered)

Investigative Feature
Sugar Land
The Texas Newsroom

The Road to Boito
Snap Judgment & KQED

Digital Media National Winners

Original Online Programming – Video Series
52 Documentary: 22 Episodes of Inspiring Women’s Journeys
VOA (Voice of America)

Podcast – Producer
Adriana Cargill (Sandcastles)
Wave Maker Media

Podcast – Scripted
Alison Bechdel’s Dykes to Watch Out For

Podcast Co-host/Ensemble – Investigative
Ashley Flowers and Brit Prawat (Crime Junkie)

Podcast – Lifestyle
Baby, This is Keke Palmer

Website – News
BBC 100 Women Climate Change
BBC World Service

GRAND AWARD Podcast – Educational
Cancer Straight Talk from MSK
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Podcast – Investigative
Exposed: Cover-Up at Columbia University

Podcast Co-host/Ensemble – Lifestyle
Glennon Doyle, Abby Wambach, and Amanda Doyle (We Can Do Hard Things)
Audacy Podcasts

Online Producer – Entertainment
Heather Ricks (No More Ink)
MTV Entertainment Studios

Podcast Host – Entertainment
Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Wiser Than Me with Julia Louis-Dreyfus)
Lemonada Media

Podcast Host – News
Kayna Whitworth (The King Road Killings, ABC Podcasts)
ABC News

Online Producer – News
Ladan Anoushfar (As Equals)

Online Video Host / Correspondent / Actress
Maria Shriver (Conversations Above the Noise with Maria)
Shriver Media

Podcast – Entertainment
Michelle Obama: The Light Podcast
Audible and Higher Ground

Website – Information/Entertainment
Netflix Queue

Podcast Co-host/Ensemble – Entertainment
Punkie Johnson and Dicey (Love Thang with Punkie Johnson)
Hartbeat, SiriusXM

Blog / Vlog
Reporter’s Notebook: My Ancestor Taught in Federal Indian Boarding Schools
VOA (Voice of America)

Podcast – Sports
ROS Presents: Counterattack
Religion of Sports and PRX

Original Online Programming – Standalone Video
Safer, Smarter Kids Presents: Think, Feel, Act (TFA)
Lauren’s Kids Foundation

Non-English Program
Small Actions, Big Hearts with Plaza Sésamo
Sesame Workshop

Original Online Programming – News/Documentary
This American Life and Slate’s What Next
This American Life and Slate

Television Local Winners

Sports Feature
27 Strong
Wish TV

Soft News Feature
A Hero’s Heart

Ann Benjamin (ALL ARTS Docs: Manhattan Theatre Club, a Home for Artists)

News Program
Channel 2 Action News at 4pm
Cox Media Group – WSB TV

Non-English Individual Achievement
Dalia Ramirez (Paso a Paso Docuseries)

GRAND AWARD – Documentary
Del Paso Heights: Cracking An Epidemic
KCRA 3 News

On-Air Talent – Investigative
Emily Turner (Emily Turner Holds the Powerful Accountable)
Action News Jax

Producer – Scripted
Erica Young (Journey School)

Producer – Edited
Jessica Miller (“Health, Hope & Healing: The Loneliness Epidemic”)

Interview Feature
Made in Connecticut with Rebecca Surran
News 12 Connecticut

Investigative Feature
Price of Care: State Agency Neglects Those it Promised to Protect

On-Air Talent – Sports
Romi Bean
CBS News Colorado

Twin Cities PBS

The 5:33- Legacy of the LIRR Massacre

News Magazine
The Border Crossed Us
CBS News Colorado

Investigative Feature
Virginia Center for Investigative Journalism at WHRO and ProPublica

Hard News Feature
What Happens When You Lose Your Home at 72?
GBH News

Radio Local Winners

Host Morning Drive – Medium Market
Amanda Orlando (The WARM Morning Show with Amanda Orlando)
Cumulus Media Broadcasting

Interview Feature
Rita Cosby with Andrew Cuomo (The Rita Cosby Show)
77 WABC Radio

Non-English Individual Achievement
Angélica Vale (La Vale Show con Angélica Vale)
Meruelo Media, Cali 93.9 FM

Host Non-Morning Drive (Music DJ/Personality) Major Market
Audrey Rose (Audrey Rose Show, 104.1 KRBE)
Cumulus Media Broadcasting

Co-host (Talk/Personality) Small/Medium Market
Christina Musson (KMJ’s Broeske & Musson)
Cumulus Radio

Host Non-Morning Drive Weekend (Talk/Personality) Large/Major Market
Cindy Adams (The Cindy Adams Show)
77 WABC Radio

Co-host (Talk/Personality) Large/Major Market
Cody Robinson (Pat, Tom, & Cody on KNCI)
Bonneville International

Host Non-Morning Drive (Talk/Personality) Small/Medium Market
Erica DeLong (The Erica Show WDCG G105)

Hard News Feature
Facing Fentanyl
KIRO Newsradio

Non-English Program
Good Guoyue in Taipei
Taipei Broadcasting Station

Co-host (Music DJ/ Personality) Medium Market
Holly O’Connor (Miguel & Holly Show)

Talk Show
Jason & Alexis in the Morning
Hubbard Broadcasting/myTalk 107.1

Co-host (Music DJ/ Personality) Small Market
Kat (Andy and Kat Majic 95.1)
Sarkes Tarzian Inc.

Host Non-Morning Drive (Music DJ/Personality) Small Market
Kat Walters (The Working Stiff Show with Kat Walters)
Saga Broadcasting

Co-host (Music DJ/Personality) Large/Major Market
KeKe Hampton (The Fred Show 103.5 KISS FM)
iHeartMedia Chicago

Host Non-Morning Drive (Music DJ/Personality) Medium Market
Krista Hatcher Uelmen (Middays Krista Hatcher)
Mid-West Family Broadcasting

Host Non-Morning Drive (Talk/Personality) Large/Major Market
Lisa Dent
WGN Radio

Lisa Tschernkowitsch (Newsline with Brigitte Quinn)
WCBS 880 News Audacy New York

Host Morning Drive – Small Market
Michelle Heart (Michelle in the Morning)
Townsquare Media

Crisis Coverage/Breaking News
Mourning for Maui
Audacy/KCBS Radio San Francisco

Public Affairs
Philadelphia Focus
Beasley Broadcast Group Philadelphia

Outstanding News Anchor/Reporter/Correspondent
Sabrina Cupit (WSB 95.5)
Cox Media Group

Public Affairs – Series
“Spirit of the I.E.”
KFRG 95.1 (Audacy Riverside)

Host Morning Drive- Major Market
Tarsha Jones (Jonesy in the Morning)
WXBK-FM 94-7 the Block, New York City

Soft News Feature
The Hub of Hope: Transforming Lives at Kent-Meridian High
KIRO Newsradio

News Feature
A Year Since Club Q
Colorado Public Radio

Angie Perrin (What Vicki Lawrence Learned from Carol Burnett about Acting)

Annie Fisher’s Beaten Biscuit Empire
KCUR 89.3 and Gravy Podcast

Chion Wolf (Audacious with Chion Wolf)
Connecticut Public (WNPR)

Talk Show
Disrupted with Khalilah Brown-Dean
Connecticut Public (WNPR)

WFAE 90.7 FM and PBS’ Frontline

Interview Feature
Kansas City’s First Pride Parade (A People’s History of Kansas City)
KCUR 89.3

Kassidy Arena

Ohio After Roe
Ideastream Public Media

Planes, Trains and Automobiles: Evading the Texas Abortion Ban
Texas Public Radio

Crisis Coverage/Breaking News
Walker Grand Jury
Ideastream Public Media

Television Student Winners

Soft News Feature
Bridge Day (WVU Mountaineer Playbook)
West Virginia University Reed College of Media

Hard News Feature
BYU students, organizations work to teach school community about consent (Universe Live)
Brigham Young University School of Communications Universe Live

On-Air Talent
Grace Velez (Inside Swoop Scoop-Inside Swoop in 90-CommConnectTV)
The University of North Florida

News Magazine
Hofstra Today
Hofstra Entertainment Access Television (HEAT) Network

Hope for Lahaina: Witnesses of the Maui Wildfires
Brigham Young University School of Communications Universe Live

Jillian Kane (The Herbies)
Hofstra University

Makenna Leisifer (WVU News)
West Virginia University Reed College of Media

Interview Feature
Isabella LoBue with Sarah Pierre (Sports Beat)
Hofstra University

News Program
Universe Today (Maui Recovery)
Brigham Young University School of Communications Universe Live

News Program
WVU News
West Virginia University Reed College of Media

Radio Student Winners

Interview Feature – Sports
Very few disc golfers are women with Halle Jackson

Ashley Blum (WRHU – A League of Our Own)
WRHU FM Radio Hofstra University

News Feature
Changes are coming to Seattle Public Schools’ sex education courses
KUOW’s RadioActive Youth Media

Megan Steckler (A Community Affair)
Rowan Radio 89.7 WGLS-FM

Public Affairs
Moving Forward with Durham’s Guaranteed Income (WUNC Youth Reporting Institute)
North Carolina Public Radio WUNC

Crisis Coverage/Breaking News
Naloxone Aids Harm Reduction Amid Opioid Epidemic

Interview Feature
Sheetal Sheeth with Fatima Moien (WRHU)
WRHU FM Radio Hofstra University

Talk Show
WRHU Broadway Broadcast
WRHU FM Radio Hofstra University

Digital Media Student Winners

Exposure Therapy
Youth on Record

Online Producer
Kalyn Riley Epps (Bridging the (Nature) Gap)
Stanford University

Podcast Host
Natalie Dunlap (Above the Fold: All Eyes on Women’s Basketball)
The Daily Iowan

Original Online Programming
Xavier University of Louisiana

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