Joy Reid to receive Women’s Media Center Journalism award

The Women's Media Center is proud to announce our host and honorees for the 2016 Women's Media Awards, to be held on September 29, 2016, at Capitale in New York City.

The event will be hosted for the first time by Sally Field, the two-time Academy Award-winning and multiple Emmy-winning star of "Hello, My Name is Doris," who will be returning to Broadway in March 2017 starring as Amanda in Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie." Gayle King, co-anchor of "CBS This Morning" and three-time Emmy winner, will give the opening remarks at the awards.

The honorees will be:

Samantha Bee, host of TBS' "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee"; longtime correspondent on "The Daily Show"; co-creator of the upcoming sitcom "The Detour"; and author, who will receive the Women's Media Center History Making Award.

Salma Hayek Pinault, Academy Award, Golden Globe, SAG, and BAFTA nominated actor; Emmy-winning director; award-winning producer; co-founder of CHIME FOR CHANGE; and activist, who will receive the Women's Media Center Sisterhood is Global Award.

Joy Reid, political analyst for MSNBC; host of "AM Joy"; and author, who will receive the Women's Media Center Carol Jenkins Visible and Powerful Media Award.

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