NPR and Member stations win 2022 Gracie Awards
The Annual Gracie Awards, presented by The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation, has honored the achievements of women working in media for more than four decades. Named after the late actress and radio host Gracie Allen, these awards recognize exemplary programming created by, for, and about women. Today, NPR is proud to announce that NPR Reporting has won four awards:
Throughline host Rund Abdelfatah won a Gracie in the Reporter / Correspondent / Host [Radio - Nationally Syndicated Non-Commercial] category. Ramtin Arablouei, Julie Caine, Laine Kaplan-Levenson, Lawrence Wu, Victor Yvellez are other members on this team.
NPR: Teaching in the Pandemic won a Gracie in the category: Blog [DM - National] with LA Johnson, Steve Drummond, Eda Uzunlar and Jenny Ziomek.
In the Series [Radio - Nationally Syndicated Non-Commercial] category, Emily Feng, Amy Cheng, Nishant Dahiya and Didi Schanche won for the series "Women in China" which aired on Morning Edition and All Things Considered.
NPR coverage of India's farmer protests won a Gracie in the category: Crisis Coverage/Breaking News [Radio - Nationally Syndicated Non-Commercial] including Lauren Frayer, Sushmita Pathak, Nishant Dahiya, Hannah Bloch and Marc Silver.
Gracie Award Honorable Mention:
Tulsa, 100 Years Later which aired on Code Switch received an honorable mention from the 2022 Gracie Awards. This team includes Karen Grigsbsy Bates, Alyssa Jeong Perry, Leah Donnella, Shereen Marisol Meraji, Steve Drummond and Jess King.
Member Station Wins:
Janet Saidi (The Check-In)
Host/Anchor [Radio - Non-Commercial Local]
News Feature [Radio - Student]
Producer [Radio - Non-Commercial Local]
Documentary [Radio - Nationally Syndicated Non-Commercial]
Special [Radio – Non-Commercial Local]
Meghna Chakrabarti (On Point)
Reporter / Correspondent / Host [Radio - Nationally Syndicated Non-Commercial]
WFUV‐FM Public Affairs
[Radio ‐ Nationally Syndicated Non‐Commercial]
NYPR / WNYC Studios
Interview Feature [Radio ‐ Nationally Syndicated Non‐Commercial]
WUNC ‐ North Carolina Public Radio
Special [Radio ‐ Non‐Commercial Local]
Colorado Public Radio
Talk Show [Radio ‐ Non‐Commercial Local]
Texas Public Radio
Hard News Feature‐ Non‐Commercial [Radio ‐ Local]
Texas Tech Public Media, The Texas Newsroom, Texas Public Radio, PBS Frontline, American Public Media Research
Lab Documentary [Radio ‐ Non‐Commercial Local]
Portrait/Biography [Radio ‐ Non‐Commercial Local]
This is the 47th Annual Gracie Awards, and the fifteenth year in a row NPR women have been recognized for their work. Congratulations to NPR and public media winners on this accomplishment, as well as the producers, editors, and many others who made these award-winning pieces possible. You can find the full list of winners on the Gracies Awards website.
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