Nominations are now closed for 2024

The awards acknowledge the achievements and commitment of some of the most remarkable women in the media & entertainment industry, who continually show up to innovate, inspire, speak up for equality, and lead their team and organization from the front.

Nominations for 2024 are now closed. We will be looking to announce early this year.

 We work with some amazing partners for our Wonder Women events. Interested in partnering? We love speaking to other companies that champion women in the media & entertainment industry. Speak to Georgie Olesen for more information.

Thank you to our class of '23. Click the link below to see photos from the event at the Sofitel in Los Angeles. 

Hosts 

Mina Kimes
Mina Kimes
ESPN
ESPN NFL Analyst, Podcast Host and Television Contributor
Kit Hoover
Kit Hoover
NBCUniversal
Co-host of "Access Hollywood" and "Access Daily"
Jennifer Lahmers
Jennifer Lahmers
Morning TV Host
FOX 11
Kalyna Astrinos
Kalyna Astrinos
KCAL News Los Angeles
Anchor, KCAL News Mornings

Woman of Influence

 This year's Woman of Influence is Spectrum News 1 Journalist Giselle Fernandez.

The Multichannel News Woman of Influence award is given to a high-profile woman in media who has made a lasting impact on the industry and served as an example to others. 

The WICT Network: Southern California Catalyst Award. 

 This award salutes a WICT Southern California chapter member who has positively impacted the industry through mentorship, leadership, and dedication to female career empowerment through involvement with WICT Network programs. 

2023 Wonder Women 

Michele Barney
Michele Barney
President, Affiliate Distribution
Discovery, Inc.
Valerie Bruce
Valerie Bruce
General Manager LA Productions
BBC Studios
Carrie Brzezinski-Hsu
Carrie Brzezinski-Hsu
Vice President, ESPN Creative Studio
ESPN
Linda Garza
Linda Garza
Assistant Vice President of Content Acquisition
family
Terri Hines
Terri Hines
EVP, Communications
Fox Sports
Amina Hussein
Amina Hussein
Head of Talent, US Sports
Amazon
Holly Leff-Pressman
Holly Leff-Pressman
Chief Client Engagement Officer
Screen Engine/ASI
Sharon Levy
Sharon Levy
CEO
Endemol Shine North America
Ramsey Naito
Ramsey Naito
President, Paramount Animation and Nickelodeon Animation
Nickelodeon and Paramount
Kirsten Polley
Kirsten Polley
Senior Vice President, Operations
WWE
Lisa Richardson
Lisa Richardson
EVP, Business & Legal Affairs, Associate General Counsel
Fox Corporation
Jennifer Rogers
Jennifer Rogers
EVP, Consumer and Corporate Marketing
TelevisaUnivision
Donna Thomas
Donna Thomas
SVP, Studios
Vubiquity
Robin Thomas
Robin Thomas
EVP, Content Strategy & Research
Hallmark Media [Honoree]
Erin Underhill
Erin Underhill
President
Universal Television

Thank you to our 2023 sponsors

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