Saturday, 29 March 2008

Oprah extraordinary achievements and contributions

source : oprah.com

HONORARY ACHIEVEMENTS

In recognition of her extraordinary achievements and contributions, Oprah has received numerous honors, including the most prestigious awards and highest industry acknowledgments.

2007
  • Time Magazine—100 Most Influential People in the World
  • The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity—2007 Humanitarian Award

2006
  • Time Magazine—100 Most Influential People in the World
  • The New York Public Library—Library Lion 2006

2005
  • National Civil Rights Museum – 2005 National Freedom Award
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People — Hall of Fame
  • Time Magazine — 100 Most Influential People in the World
  • International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences — 2005 International Emmy Founders Award

2004
  • United Nations Association of the United States of America – Global Humanitarian Action Award
  • National Association of Broadcasters – Distinguished Service Award
  • Time Magazine – 100 Most Influential People in the World

2003
  • Association of American Publishers – AAP Honors Award

2002

1999
  • National Book Foundation – 50th Anniversary Gold Medal

1998
  • National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences® – Lifetime Achievement Award
The following year, after accepting this pinnacle honor, Oprah removed herself from future Emmy® consideration and the show followed suit in 2000. Oprah and The Oprah Winfrey Show received more than 40 Daytime Emmy Awards®: seven for Outstanding Host; nine for Outstanding Talk Show; more than 20 in the Creative Arts categories; and one for Oprah's work as supervising producer of the ABC After School Special Shades of Single Protein.
  • Time Magazine – 100 Most Influential People of the 20th Century

1997
  • Newsweek – Most Important Person in Books and Media
  • TV Guide – Television Performer of the Year

1996
  • International Radio & Television Society Foundation – Gold Medal Award
  • George Foster Peabody Awards – 1995 Individual Achievement Award

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