The Gracies recognize exemplary programming created for women, by women and about women in all facets of media and entertainment, as well as individuals who have made contributions to the industry.
The Gracies are presented by the AWM Foundation, the philanthropic arm of AWM which supports educational programs, charitable activities, public service campaigns and scholarships to benefit the public and women in the media. The Gracie Awards, established in 1975, honor programming and individuals of the highest caliber in all facets of radio, television, cable and web-based media, including news, drama, comedy, public service, documentary and sports.
Tips for Winning
For Women: Entries that reflect subject matters of interest and concern to women, but are not necessarily about women. Entries that reflect diversity in women’s issues are encouraged.
By Women: Entries that are produced, directed, reported OR written by at least one woman. These entries are not limited to subjects on women, but meet the criteria solely in their creation by at least one woman in a key development role.
About Women: Entries that are about a specific woman or a group of women. Entries that recognize the achievements of women or portray women in a realistic and faceted manner.