Women and Girls’ Foundation lauds Pgh Women in Media

Congratulations to the honorees in the upcoming “Women in Media” celebration sponsored by the Women and Girls' Foundation of Southwestern Pennsylvania.  The celebration is set for Saturday, November 6 at the August Wilson Center and promises to have some social media twists, including lots of live tweeting (!) and a slideshow of local women's blogging excerpts. 

Special Award of Distinction


Virginia Montanez


Cynthia Closkey
President, Big Big Design, Co-Founder, PodCamp Pittsburgh
Developer, iTwixie.com

Elaine Effort
Radio Newscaster, KQV Radio

Vanessa German
Multimedia artist, writer, sculptor, performer, and photographer

Sally Kalson
Columnist, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Lauren Lawley Head
Editor, Pittsburgh Business Times

Beverly Morrow-Jones
Executive Director of Marketing, VisitPittsburgh

Debbie Norrell
Lifestyles Columnist, New Pittsburgh Courier

Mary Robb Jackson
News Anchor, KDKA-TV

Cindy Skrzycki
Journalism Professor, University of Pittsburgh

Heather Starr -Fiedler
Creator, PIttsburghMom.com
New Media Professor, Point Park University

Heide Waldbaum
Technical Production Manager for the film Avatar
Visiting Professor, Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Institute

Shaina Wallace
Hip Hop Artist
High School student, Westinghouse High School

Carolyn Wean
Retired Media Executive

Rosemary Welsch
Radio DJ, 91.3 WYEP