The 2019 Gracies Leadership Award Goes To Berner


The President/CEO of Cumulus Media will be honored by the Alliance for
Women in Media Foundation 
with an award presented annually to women executives “who have made a significant impact on the media industry, while also spurring to action and emboldening other female leaders.”

Mary Berner will be joined by five other female media executives at the Gracies Leadership Awards luncheon at the Plaza Hotel in New York on November 21.

AWMF Executive Director Becky Brooks said, “The Alliance for Women in Media is proud to showcase female executives for their extraordinary accomplishments and deep contributions across the media landscape. The Gracies Leadership Awards are one way
AWM recognizes and connects women who serve in all areas of the media and entertainment industry. By honoring these outstanding women, including Mary Berner, we are empowering all women, at every level, to take that next step in elevating their careers and their contributions.”

The Gracies are named for iconic comedienne Gracie Allen, a visionary business leader and a pioneer of radio and television.

The Gracie Leadership Award spotlights the media industry’s business leaders, from founders and owner to C-suite executives.