Susan Magrino

Magrino chairman and CEO Susan Magrino is among the female media professionals to be honored at the 2019 Matrix Awards, which will be held May 6 at the Sheraton New York Times Square.

The Matrix Awards have been given out annually since 1970 by New York Women in Communications, a nonprofit organization that works to empower women in the communications industry. Past winners have included Gretchen Carlson, Kirsten Gillibrand, Sheryl Sandberg and “Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski, who will be the emcee of this year’s ceremony.

In addition to Magrino, this year’s honorees include BET Networks chief marketing and communications officer Jeanine D. Liburd; Pfizer executive vice president, chief corporate affairs officer Sally Susman; Hearst Magazines chief content officer Kate Lewis and “CBS This Morning” co-host Norah O’Donnell.

Magrino launched the Susan Magrino Agency in 1992. Practicing in both media relations and social media/influencer marketing, the agency has a client roster that includes Christie’s International Real Estate, Moët Hennessy USA, Martha Stewart and the James Beard Foundation.

To attend the Matrix Awards, pursue sponsorship possibilities or get more information about the event, go to the NYWICI website.