Top Women in MediaBusiness Alabama magazine has announced its 2019 Top Women in Alabama Media. These women were nominated by friends, coworkers, and the public and represent all types of media across the state: broadcast, print, agency, and digital. The list includes Edie Hand, a four-decade veteran of advertising, television, writing, and commercial projects. The Top Women program celebrates women in every role of media, highlighting those making a difference in their communities. Judges selected 25 women who will be honored at an awards dinner on November 4, at the Hyatt Regency Wynfrey Hotel.

Congratulatory Advertisement recognizing Edie Hand’s many years in film, television, radio, and more.

Sharyl Attkisson, an investigative journalist, five-time Emmy Award winner and recipient of the Edward R. Murrow award for investigative reporting gave the keynote address. She is the author of two New York Times best sellers: “The Smear: How Shady Political Operatives and Fake News Control What You See, What You Think and How You Vote” and “Stonewalled.”

We invite everyone to purchase a copy of the December issue of Business Alabama magazine to see details on all the women recognized for their achievements.

More Photos from the Awards Dinner can  be viewed on Edie’s Flickr Album

Walker Sorrell, Associate Publisher of Business Alabama presents Edie Hand her award as one of the Top Women in Media.