WMC Events

Women's Media Awards 2018

WMC Women's Media Awards will be held on November 1, 2018 at the Capital in New York City. Tickets are sold out.

WMC AWARDS will be presented to outstanding leaders and champions for women in media, including Lisa Borders, Abigail Disney, Fatima Goss Graves, Cindy Holland, Maria Teresa Kumar, and Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal.

Soledad O’Brien, three-time Emmy-winning anchor and producer of “Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien,” founder and CEO of Starfish Media Group, and a past WOMEN’S MEDIA CENTER honoree, will host the WOMEN’S MEDIA AWARDS.

WMC YOUNG JOURNALIST AWARDS will be presented to Neha Madhira and Haley Stack.

Women's Media Center recognizes inspirational game changers - by Julie Zeilinger

Over the past year, many intrepid women have leveraged the media not only to make their voices heard, and to offer more diverse voices in an industry that has historically been dominated by limited perspectives, but also to further leverage the industry’s power for creating change.

Last night, the Women’s Media Center honored women who have done just that at the 2018 WMC Women’s Media Awards at Capitale in New York City. From journalists, a congresswoman, to high-ranking businesswomen, this year’s honorees inspired the audience with their work as well as their compelling words. Read full article here.

2018 Women's Media Awards, in pictures 

Four hundred guests gathered to celebrate women in media at the 2018 Women's Media Awards, held at the Capitale in New York City. Here are the pictures.

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Press Release: Announcing 2018 WMC Women's Media Awards Nominees 

Press Release: Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) joins the Women’s Media Center Board of Directors and will give closing remarks at WMC 2018 Women’s Media Awards on Nov. 1st in New York City 

Press Coverage of the 2018 Women's Media Awards:

MEDIA NEEDS MORE FEMALE VOICES: At the #WomensMediaAwards in New York, #JaneFonda says more women should become journalists so that people are not "robbed of half the story"

Jane Fonda champions women at Women's Media Center Awards 

Jane Fonda Talks Threats to Democracy, Compares Trump to Hitler 

Why Jane Fonda Feels Bad For Megyn Kelly After Her Show's Cancellation (Exclusive) 

Congresswoman Maxine Waters joins the Women's Media Center Board of Directors and will give closing remarks at the WMC 2018 Women's Media Awards

Soledad O'Brien to host the Women's Media Center 2018 Women's Media Awards

Full coverage of the 2017 WMC Women's Media Awards