AWARDS

Actress Millicent Simmonds presenting at the 2021 Media Access Awards

Celebrating those in the entertainment industry who employ people with disabilities and who depict the disability experience with the same depth and craft they depict any other person. Hosted by deaf advocate and actress Millicent Simmonds.

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Nyle Dimarco 2020 Media Access Awards host

A celebration of a vibrant community which wants to see itself represented in media. Hosted by Nyle DiMarco, actor/producer/and advocate of deaf and disabled people worldwide and LGBTQ+ rights.

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Hosts Joe Mantegna and Shoshannah Stern Recipients Media Access Awards Visionary Award – The Good Doctor: David Shore, David Renaud, Erin Gunn…

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Host Drew Lynch and Logan Browning Recipients Media Access Awards Norman Lear – Geri Jewell Lifetime Achievement Award – Gail Williamson Media…

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2017 Media Access Awards

Host Haben Girma and Oliver Trevena Recipients Media Access Awards Norman Lear – Geri Jewell Lifetime Achievement Award – Fern Field SAG-AFTRA…

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Media Access Awards 2016

Host Danny Woodburn Recipients Media Access Awards’ Norman Lear – Geri Jewell Lifetime Achievement Award – Danny Woodburn SAG-AFTRA Disability Awareness Award…

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2015 Media Access Awards

Host Danny Woodburn Recipients Media Access Awards’ Norman Lear–Geri Jewell Lifetime Achievement Award – Peter Farrelly SAG-AFTRA Disability Awareness Award – Kazarian…

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2014 Media Access Awards

Host Robert David Hall Recipients Producers Guild of America George Sunga Award – Noah Hawley (Fargo, My Generation, Bones) Writers Guild of…

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Media Access Awards 2013

Host Fred Willard Recipients Media Access Awards’ LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD (Norman Lear, All in the Family, The Jeffersons, Maude, The Facts of…

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Jimmy Kimmel at the Media Access Awards 2012

Host Jimmy Kimmel Recipients SAG-AFTRA Disability Awareness Award (Phil Perry, Jazz and R&B Star) SAG-AFTRA Harold Russell Award (Lauren Potter, Glee) Casting…

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Marlee Matlin at the Media Access Awards 2011

Host Marlee Matlin Recipients AFTRA Disability Awareness Award – Geri Jewell (The Facts of Life) Casting Society of America Award – Sharon…

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Mike Tollin at the 2010 Media Access Awards

Host Pat Harvey, Emmy-winning broadcast journalist and KCBS/KCAL-TV news anchor Recipients AFTRA Disability Awareness Award – Darcy Pohland, a successful newscaster in…

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