Eight CBS RADIO Women Are Honored With A 2016 Gracie Award

The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation today announced the recipients for The Gracie Awards, which honors exemplary programming for, by and about women in all facets of media and entertainment, as well as individuals who have made contributions to the industry.

A number of women within CBS RADIO were among the radio winners, including Marla Diamond, WCBS Newsradio 880 (New York) for Local Reporter/Correspondent; Nina Hajian, 92.3 AMP Radio (New York) for Local Host of Entertainment/Information; Jane Tillman Irving, WCBS Newsradio 880 (New York) for Local Hard News Feature; Amy Lawrence, CBS Sports Radio for National Host of a Sports Program; Felicia Middlebrooks, WBBM Newsradio (Chicago) for Anchor of a Local News or News Magazine; Loren Raye, 103.3 AMP Radio (Boston) for Local Morning Drive Personality; Lola Vanderpuye, WBBM Newsradio (Chicago) for Local Imaging for the Chicago Cubs; and Suzyn Waldman/WFAN (New York) for Local Sports Program.

Established in 1975, the event benefits the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation, a charitable non-profit that creates educational programs, charitable activities and scholarship initiatives to benefit the public and women in the media.  The 2016 awards will be presented at the Gracies Gala on May 24 in Los Angeles, and the Gracies Luncheon on June 21 in New York.  For more details on the announcement, please visit: http://allwomeninmedia.org.