AWRT's Honors MTV Networks Judy McGrath
May 21, 2009 at 12:25 PM (PT)
AMERICAN WOMEN IN RADIO AND TELEVISION have announced that MTV NETWORKS Chairman and CEO JUDY MCGRATH will receive the 2009 FOUNDATION OF AWRT ACHIEVMENT AWARD. This award will be given away on WEDNESDAY JUNE 3rd at the GRACIE AWARDS GALA. Hosted by NIECY NASH of the STYLE NETWORK's 'CLEAN HOUSE' and COMEDY CENTRAL's 'RENO 911', the program will recognize women throughout the business.
"JUDY MCGRATH's cultural vision and business acumen have helped build MTV NETWORKS into an international multi-platform success story," AWRT Pres. MARIA E. BRENNAN said. "Her extraordinary achievements have set a strong example and raised the bar for women everywhere."
"Women in media have an imperative to break down barriers, and we can find that stretch in numbers," MCGRATH said. "It's an honor for MTV NETWORKS to be recognized by the AWRT, a galvanizing force for the many brilliant and talented women in our industry."
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