LOS ANGELES, March 4 (UPI) -- Julia Roberts, Cicely Tyson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Olivia Munn and Mae Whitman are to be honored at the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation's 40th anniversary Gracies Awards.
The ceremony is to be held May 19 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. Local market, public, digital and student award winners will be recognized at the Gracies Awards Luncheon June 22 in New York.
"Though we receive hundreds of submissions from all over the country every year, it never ceases to amaze us of all the great work that has been done to further highlight women in media. We are thrilled to honor such smart, thoughtful and inspirational individuals, organizations and programming this year," Kristen Welch, Alliance for Women in Media Foundation Chair, said in a statement Wednesday.