Museum Of TV And Radio To Honor Women
November 29, 2005 at 6:54 AM (PT)
The MUSEUM OF TELEVISION AND RADIO is launching a three-year program honoring women in the broadcast media. "SHE MADE IT: WOMEN CREATING TELEVISION AND RADIO" will officially launch THURSDAY with the announcement of 50 women as this year's honorees.
The LOS ANGELES TIMES reports that the list includes the initiative's co-chair MARLO THOMAS, LUCILLE BALL, ABC's BARBARA WALTERS, radio's "THE GOLDBERGS" creator/star GERTRUDE BERG, actresses IDA LUPINO and SARAH JESSICA PARKER, soap opera creator AGNES NIXON, ABC's DIANE SAWYER, NBC "TODAY SHOW" host KATIE COURIC, and OPRAH WINFREY.
The program, which will be held at both the NEW YORK and BEVERLY HILLS branches of the museum, will include screenings and seminars and will honor about 150 women over the course of the three years.