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Lauren Ridloff Set to Host Media Access Awards 2022
Tony-nominated actress Lauren Ridloff has signed on to host the 2022 Media Access Awards, which “honors, highlights, and promotes disability and its representation in film, TV, and new media.” Ridloff, the first deaf actress to play a Marvel superhero, in “Eternals,” is herself a 2020 Media Access Award recipient. The 2022 Media Access Awards will be streamed live on ExtraTV.com on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 6 p.m. PT/9 p.m. ET.
Media Access Awards Presented by Easterseals
The Media Access Awards is the world’s top awards ceremony honoring people in the film and television industries who are advancing the accurate portrayals and employment of people with disabilities. This annual virtual show, done in partnership with Easterseals Disability Services, honors entertainment industry professionals who have advanced disability-related narrative and employment in fields of writing, producing, casting, performance, and directing.
Hollywood writer/producer Deborah Calla and writer Allen Rucker have been working together since 2010 to continue the annual non-televised awards event that was originally created in 1979 by Norman Lear, Fern Field, and Norman G. Brooks.
Visit https://mediaaccessawards.com/ for more information about the Media Access Awards.