The Gracie Awards were held last night in Los Angeles, celebrating “outstanding programming for, by and about women.”

We caught up with a few media personalities on the red carpet, getting some career advice from the pros. Shaun Robinson took the Outstanding Host award last night for her work on Access Hollywood, but she shared some general advice about breaking out in the business:

“Today there are so many different media outlets for people to get started. When I was coming up in the business, you had like four stations that you could send your resume tapes to. Now there’s so many outlets, you can start own show and then send those links out to different executive producers and let them see your work. It’s a new day today, it’s about creating your own show. You can have your own show, like that. It wasn’t like that when I was first coming up in the business.”

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