The 40th Annual Media Access Awards took place at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. This year’s honorees included:
PGA George Sunga Award: The Peanut Butter Falcon producers Albert Berger, Christopher Lemole, Lije Sarki, David Thies, Ron Yerxa and Tim Zajaros
SAG-AFTRA Disability Awareness Award: Jay Ruderman, President of the Ruderman Family Foundation
SAG-AFTRA Harold Russell Award: advocate, producer, model and actor Nyle DiMarco (Station 19, Dancing With the Stars, America’s Next Top Model)
WGA West Evan Somers Memorial Award: NCIS: New Orleans writer Katherine Beattie
Casting Society of America Award: New Amsterdam casting directors David Caparelliotis and Lauren Port
Visionary Award: The Good Doctor writer-producers Erin Gunn, Mark Rozeman, David Renaud and David Shore
Christopher Reeve Acting Scholarship: actress Lauren “Lolo” Spencer (Give Me Liberty)
Congratulations to our winners, presenters, and ultra-talented hosts Joe Mantegna and Shoshannah Stern for pulling off a fantastic ceremony!
Keywords:Media Access AwardsDisabilityInclusionTelevisionMoviesEaster SealsConnect tvConnect TelevisionKNEKT®tvKNECT TV
Actors:Antoinette AbbamonteAndrew AhnSasha AlpertDave AnnablePapa Joe AvianceScott BeckMary Pat BentelRussell BoastSahara BushueDeborah CallaSimon CowellJoshua FeldmanRobert David HallCJ JonesJimmy KimmelJohn KrasinskiJennifer KumiyamaTatiana LeeDrew LynchJonathan MurrayNic NovickiRachel OsterbachAllen RuckerMillicent SimmondsMegan SleeperShoshannah SternKaty SullivanChristine VachonGail WilliamsonBryan Woods
Writers:Deborah CallaNorman LearAllen Rucker
As the largest minority group on the planet—and as the only minority group that anyone might join at any point of his or her life—the disability com...
Live from the 2018 Media Access Awards Red Carpet