WABC/New York's Joan Hamburg To Receive Gracies Lifetime Achievement Award
April 8, 2016 at 5:58 AM (PT)
The ALLIANCE FOR WOMEN IN MEDIA FOUNDATION (AWMF) will present CUMULUS Sports WABC-A/NEW YORK weekend host JOAN HAMBURG with the GRACIES Lifetime Achievement Award at the 41st Annual GRACIES AWARDS Luncheon on JUNE 21st in NEW YORK. Actor ALAN ALDA will present the award to HAMBURG, the former longtime WOR-A/NEW YORK host.
"It is a privilege for the ALLIANCE FOR WOMEN IN MEDIA FOUNDATION to recognize the enormous contributions and impact of JOAN HAMBURG as our 2016 Lifetime Achievement recipient," said AWMF Chair and SVP, Global Content Operations at DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS KRISTEN WELCH. "Her accomplishments and the personal impact she has made on countless women in radio and in all forms of media has laid the path for generations to come."
"The significance of a Lifetime Achievement award is unto itself an amazing achievement," said CUMULUS CEO/Pres. MARY BERNER. "JOAN HAMBURG is the first lady of NEW YORK radio and we at CUMULUS, WESTWOOD ONE and WABC are privileged to work with her. Congratulations Joan on being recognized with this award from the ALLIANCE FOR WOMEN IN MEDIA. It serves as a milestone to what has been a remarkable career to date and what promises to be the continuation of your pioneering for all women in media."