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With the 2007 honorees, we are at the final phase of our initial three-year journey to look at the work of remarkable women who have helped to shape the history of media.
She Made It: Women Creating Television and Radio
celebrates the achievements and preserves the legacy of great women writers, directors, producers, journalists, sportscasters, and executives.
We invite you to watch the SMI events with
honorees Mary Tyler Moore, Carol Burnett, Katie Couric
, and others (click the Watch tab), as well as enjoy clips from many of the honorees speaking about their work at past Paley Center events, in addition to reading the curator's essay for each woman.
In Fall 2008, we expanded the initiative by partnering with Springboard Enterprises to launch
, a venture capital forum aimed at helping female media entrepreneurs gain access to the capital they need to take their businesses to the next level.
Currently, there are no upcoming scheduled events.
Judith Cary Waller
Judith Cary Waller was an executive at the very beginnings of radio who was instrumental in the development...
Ellen M. Violett
Ellen Violett’s career as a television dramatist bridged four decades, from 1950 to the nineties. She...
Nina Totenberg shocked the nation with her groundbreaking 1991 National Public Radio Weekend Edition report...
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