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Sep 8, 2020

“This is Us” Star Susan Kelechi Watson Confirmed To Host The Gracies

The Alliance for Women in Media announced today that “This is Us” star Susan Kelechi Watson will host this year’s 45th Anniversary Gracies Awards support the AWMF’s many educational programs, charitable activities, public service and scholarship campaigns that benefit women in media.


The evening of The Gracie Awards will include Malin Akerman, Sanjay Gupta, Angélica Vale, Cassie DiLaura, and more as presenters, and honor such luminaries such as previously announced Katy Perry, Danai Gurira, Michelle Williams, Gayle King, among many others. The 45th annual Gracie Awards program will air live on AWMF’s Facebook page on September 10, 2020 at 7pm ET/PT.

The Gracie Awards is the largest fundraiser of the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation which supports and promotes educational programs, and scholarships to benefit the media, the public, and allied fields. In addition to giving $20,000 a year away in scholarships to deserving female students, the Foundation also produces the nationally acclaimed recognition program – the Gracie Awards which honors exemplary programming created by, for, and about women. The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation has created partnerships and joint initiatives with the Emma Bowen Foundation, the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), NCTA – The Cable and Telecommunications Association and other organizations that are philosophically aligned with the mission of the Foundation. For more information about The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation and the Gracie Awards please visit