ABC’s Christiane Amanpour appeared in taped message presenting an award. Other tvnewsers in the audience at Carnegie Hall: CBS Evening News EP Rick Kaplan, CNN correspondent Suzanne Malveaux and Oprah BFF and former local news anchor Gayle King.
Winfrey presented an award to Julia Roberts. Other winners included Fergie, Donatella Versace, four female heads of state and Cher, who was presented a lifetime achievement award.
Barbara Walters was presented a lifetime achivement award in 1999 and Couric was given awards in 1992, 2002 and 2006. This was the 20th year anniversary of the mag’s Women of Year Awards.
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