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NBC News and CNBC Win Five Gracie Allen Awards

NEW YORK – February 20, 2008 – NBC News and CNBC have received a total of five Gracie Allen Awards®. The 33rd annual Gracie Allen Award winners were announced today by the American Women in Radio and Television (AWRT). The national winners will be presented at a black-tie gala at the New York Marriot Marquis on Wednesday, May 28.

The following is a complete list of NBC News and CNBC winners:

The Forgotten: Life In Serbia's Mental Institutions "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams"
Outstanding Feature – Hard News
Correspondent: Ann Curry
Executive Producers: Alexandra Wallace, David Corvo Senior Producers: Ed Deitch, Allan Maraynes
Director: Brett Holey
Producer: Tim Sandler
Editor: Rob Allen
Associate Producer: Cristina Boado
Field Producer: Zoran Stanojevic
News Associate: Diane Chang
Cameraman: Mike Simon
Sound Technician: Robert Lapp

Hoda Kotb
Individual Achievement Award
Outstanding Host – News Program
NBC News

Mary Laurence Flynn
Individual Achievement Award
Outstanding Producer – News Series or Special NBC News

The Suze Orman Show, CNBC
Outstanding Talk Show
Host: Suze Orman
Executive Producer: Suze Orman and Amy Feller
Producer: Suzanne Semilof, Jill Ghiringhelli and Maria Centrella
Directors: Dan Switzen and Eric Vuolle
Show Editor: Justin Famolari
Editor: Ann Marie Tarabocchia
Creative Consultant: Kathy Travis

Greenspan: Power, Money & The American Dream, CNBC
Outstanding Documentary – Mid-length Format (31-60 minutes)
Reporter: Maria Bartiromo
Executive Producer: Rich Carolan
Senior Producers: Jeffrey Pohlman and Gloria McDonough-Taub
Producer: Lulu Chiang
Senior VP of Business News: Jonathan Wald


About CNBC:
CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news, providing real-time financial market coverage and business information to more than 340 million homes worldwide, including more than 95 million households in the United States and Canada. The network's Business Day programming (weekdays from 5:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. ET) is produced at CNBC's headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and also includes reports from CNBC news bureaus worldwide. Additionally, CNBC viewers can manage their individual investment portfolios and gain additional in-depth information from on-air reports by accessing http://www.cnbc.com.

Members of the media can receive more information about CNBC and its programming on the NBC Universal Media Village Web site at http://nbcumv.com/cnbc/.