NPR Wins Three Gracie Awards

May 13, 2020
Originally published on May 13, 2020 11:48 am

The Annual Gracie Awards, presented by The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation, has honored the achievements of women working in media since 1975. Named after actress and radio host Gracie Allen, the awards recognize exemplary programming created by, for, and about women. Today, NPR is proud to announce that NPR Reporting has won three awards:

The End of Empathy: Who deserves our empathy?
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  • In the Podcast Co-host category: An experimental Invisibilia episode hosted by Hanna Rosin, 'The End of Empathy,' about the history of empathy in American culture.

The eighth-grade team behind the winning podcast — Sssh! Periods.
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NPR also received two honorable mentions:

  • In the Series [Radio Nationally Syndicated Non-Commercial] category: Audie Cornish's series, 'She's Funny.'

Several NPR Member Stations were also awarded Gracies:

  • Colorado Public Radio won in the News Feature [Radio – Non-Commercial Local] category for Jenny Brundin's 'Teens Under Stress.'

  • KUOW won the Reporter/Correspondent [Radio – Non-Commercial Local] category for 'Parenting Mental Health' reporting.

  • WNYC's Yasmeen Khan won in the 'Series [Radio Non – Commercial Local]' category for WNYC News.

  • KUNR's Karina Gonzalez won in the Interview Feature [Student Honoree] category.

  • KUOW's Marian Mohamed won in the News Feature [Student Honoree] category.

This is the 45th Annual Gracie Awards, and the thirteenth year in a row that NPR women have been recognized for their work. Congratulations to our NPR and public media winners on this accomplishment, as well as the producers, editors, and many others who made these award-winning pieces possible. You can find the full list of winners on the Gracies Awards website.

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