Robin Meade To Host, Ruth B To Perform At Gracie Awards Luncheon
May 2, 2016 at 7:24 AM (PT)
HLN anchor and author ROBIN MEADE will host the ALLIANCE FOR WOMEN IN MEDIA FOUNDATION (AWMF)'s 41st annual GRACIE AWARDS luncheon on JUNE 21st in NEW YORK. RUTH B will perform at the event, honoring women in media and entertainment on the local, student, and public levels, as well.
“The GRACIES Luncheon is a special event that truly captures the comradery and heart of women in media,” said AWMF Chair and SVP, Global Content Operations at DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS KRISTEN WELCH. “ROBIN’s commitment to authenticity and originality in her personal and professional life mirrors the work we celebrate at THE GRACIES. She is a perfect fit as a GRACIES Luncheon host and, with RUTH B as entertainment, this will be another incredible celebration of GRACIE award winners.”
“I have a special place in my heart for the ALLIANCE and the way its work has helped cultivate so many women's careers in media,” said MEADE. “As someone who got her start in journalism in local television news, I'm grateful to help shine a spotlight on our local news pro's and talented students.”