a longtime AWRT and WIPP supporter and partner, "14 Women" is a candid and inspirational film that follows 14 female senators in the 109th U.
This is a chance for us to shout from the rooftops about the historic number of female senators in the 109th Congress," said AWRT President Maria Efantis Brennan.
AWRT carries forth its mission by educating, advocating and acting as a resource to its members and the industry at large.
The AWRT Gracies will be awarded at the Hudson Theatre in New York on Monday, April 17, and those who will be out of sight will make the evening just that.
Director Stephen James brings years of award-winning work as both a director and producer to the AWRT Gracies.
The partnership provides AWRT members with valuable benefits, outlined below:
Founded in 1951, AWRT has worked to improve the quality of the electronic media; to promote the entry, development and advancement of women in the electronic media; to serve as a medium of communication and idea exchange; and to become involved in community concerns.
will also bestow its Golden Apple Award to the following industry leaders: Roz Abrams, News Anchor, WABC-TV; Lucy Jarvis, President, Jarvis Theater & Film, ltd.
The AWRT Gracie Allen Awards are the AWRT Foundation's means of honoring programming by women, for women and about women as well as outstanding individual achievements.
Created in 1960, the Foundation is the philanthropic arm of AWRT, and supports and promotes educational projects, public service campaigns, charitable programs and other activities.
AWRT Gracies host, Kathie Lee Gifford, performs a Broadway number.
On the piano at the AWRT Gracies will be John McDaniel, a highly accomplished conductor, composer, arranger and Grammy Award-winning record producer.