In Awards and Achievements, Journalism, Newsline

Communications student Danielle Hallows.

The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) announced the winners of the 45 th annual Gracie Awards, which include three students and BYUradio host Julie Rose.

The Gracie Awards recognize the outstanding work programmed by and for women in radio, interactive media and television. Women are selected at the national, local and student market levels to be honored for their exemplary work. Some of the women recognized at the national level included Michelle Williams, Amy Poehler, Naomi Watts and Soledad O’Brien.

BYU Newsline director Cierra Ysasaga, on-air talent Danielle Hallows and features writer Isabela Erekson received honors in the Television Student Honorees category.

Newsline is a student-produced live television newscast from the School of Communications.

“BYU students honing their craft in the Newsline lab took home half of the awards in the six Gracie Award student categories,”

said Newsline administrator Melissa Gibbs. “This really showcases the incredible broadcast journalism program we have here at BYU and the remarkable students who come through it.”

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