The 2021 Gracie Awards have announced the 2021 winners. The Gracie Awards recognize exemplary programming created by women, for women and about women in all facets of media and entertainment. They also acknowledge the individuals who have made inspirational contributions to the industry.
Named after the late Gracie Allen, the Gracie Awards acknowledge outstanding team leadership and individual achievement. The Gracies focus on women who are making positive change and who further the discussion of what a fulfilling career in media looks like.
Categories for the 2021 Gracie Awards include: Television National Honorees, Digital Media National Honorees, Television Local Honorees, Radio Non-Commercial Local Honorees, Radio Local Honorees, Television Student Honorees, Radio Student Honorees, Digital Media Student Honorees, and Honorable Mentions.
Here are the podcasts that won a 2021 Gracie Award:
DIGITAL MEDIA NATIONAL HONOREES:
Carol Sutton Lewis – Ground Control Parenting with Carol Sutton Lewis – Ground Control Parenting – Podcast, Educational
Hillary Clinton – You And Me Both with Hillary Clinton – iHeartRadio – Podcast Host, Entertainment
Kavitha A. Davidson – The Lead – Wondery & The Athletic – Podcast, Sports
Malika Bilal – The Take – Al Jazeera Digital, Audio – Podcast Host, News
MOBITUARIES: Anna May Wong – Death of a Trailblazer (CBS Sunday Morning) – CBS News – Podcast, Entertainment
Somebody – Topic Studios, The Intercept, and the Invisible Institute – Podcast, Investigative
Stephanie Wittles Wachs, Jackie Danziger, Jessica Cordova Kramer – Last Day (Season 2) – Lemonada Media – Podcast Producer
The Michelle Obama Podcast – Spotify & Higher Ground – Podcast, Lifestyle
Tika Sumpter and Thai Randolph – The Suga – Stitcher – Podcast Co-host/Ensemble
DIGITAL MEDIA STUDENT HONOREES:
Madison Lawson – The Obvious Question – KBIA – Podcast Host
HONORABLE MENTIONS – DIGITAL MEDIA NATIONAL:
Heavy Medals: Inside the Karolyi Gymnastics Empire – ESPN – Podcast, Sports
Martine St-Victor & Isabelle Racicot – Seat at the Table – CBC Podcasts – Podcast Co-Host/Ensemble
Sheryl Crow: Words + Music – Sheryl Crow: Words + Music – Audible, Inc. – Podcast, Entertainment