CBS News has been honored with eight Gracie Awards from the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation, which recognizes individual achievement and programming by, for and about women in all facets of media and entertainment.
CBS News won five Gracies for its original reporting at the height of the COVID crisis, two exclusive CBS THIS MORNING interviews by Gayle King, incisive reporting from the team at 60 MINUTES and an episode of the Mo Rocca podcast MOBITUARIES. CBS News Radio won three Gracies for the CBS WORLD NEWS ROUNDUP, the CBS WEEKEND ROUNDUP and JILL ON MONEY. Click here to read the full list of Gracie winners.
The CBS News winners are:
CBS THIS MORNING: BREONNA TAYLOR: HER LIFE, DEATH AND LEGACY – Breonna Taylor's boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, shared the details of the night she was fatally shot by police in her own home in an exclusive broadcast interview with CBS THIS MORNING co-host Gayle King. King also sat down with two grand jurors. Those exclusive interviews were recognized in the Hard News Feature - Interview category.
MOBITUARIES: ANNA MAY WONG, DEATH OF A TRAILBLAZER – In partnership with CBS SUNDAY MORNING, Mo Rocca examined the life of Hollywood's very first Chinese-American star. The MOBITUARIES episode won in the Podcast - Entertainment category.
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