October 5, 2010

Women and Girls Foundation Honors Women in Media

And, that would include new media.

The Women and Girls Foundation is celebrating Women in Media on Saturday, November 6th at the August Wilson Center (more info/RSVP here).

2010 Honorees:
  • Cynthia Closkey, President, Big Big Design, Co-Founder, PodCamp Pittsburgh, and Developer,
  • Elaine Effort, Radio Newscaster, KQV Radio
  • Heather Starr Fiedler, Creator,, New Media Professor, Point Park University
  • Vanessa German, Multi-media artist, writer, sculptor, performer and photographer
  • Lauren Lawley Head, Editor, Pittsburgh Business Times
  • Mary Robb Jackson, News Anchor, KDKA-TV
  • Sally Kalson, Columnist, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
  • Beverly Morrow-Jones, Executive Director of Marketing, VisitPittsburgh
  • Debbie Norrell, Lifestyles Columnist, New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Cindy Skryzcki, Journalism Professor, University of Pittsburgh
  • Heide Waldbaum, Technical Production Manager for the film AVATAR, Visiting Professor, Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Institute
  • Shaina Wallace, Hip Hop Artist, High School Student at Winchester Thurston
  • Carolyn Wean, Retired Media Executive
  • Rosemary Welsch, Radio DJ, WYEP
  • Special Award of Distinction:
    Virginia Montanez, Blogger and Writer @ That's Church and Pittsburgh Magazine
    If you notice from the graphic above, quite a few members of the host committee are bloggers -- including me.

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