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The 67th Annual Christopher Awards

Celebrating Films, TV Programs and Books that affirm the highest values of the human spirit...

THE WINNERS

 
Father Jonathan Morris welcomed the crowd with some background on the
Awards and the importance of telling stories that uplift the human spirit.
 
Ceremonies Tom Leopold (comedy writer for Bob Hope, Lucy, “Cheers,” “Seinfeld” and
2014 Christopher Spirit Award winner) then brought the laughs in his opening remarks.
Two-time Christopher Award-winning author and New York Times Best-Selling author Joan Bauer,
whose insights on the power of hope for creative artists recharged everyone’s creative batteries. 
Father Jonathan Morris presents Christopher Award to Ernie Anastos
 Presenter Tony Aiello greets Life Achievement Award winner Ernie Anastos,
who introduced Aiello’s first ever piece as a reporter at WCBS-TV many years ago
 
 Father Jonathan Morris presents Christopher Award to executive producer Sam Haskell,
who is also a longtime friend of presenter Kathie Lee Gifford
 
Kathie Lee Gifford chats with “When Calls the Heart” executive producers
Brad Krevoy, Michael Landon Jr. and Brian Bird
 
 Father Jonathan Morris presents Christopher Award to Laura Schroff,
joined by the inspiration from her book Maurice Mazyck
 
 ABC News 20/20’s Muriel Pearson, Terri Lichstein, Astrid Rodrigues, and Stephanie Fuerte
 
Father Jonathan Morris presents Christopher Award to writers and executive producers
Jim and Jeannie Gaffigan and director Steven Tsuchida 
 
Father Jonathan Morris presents Christopher Award to producer Dr. Neal Baer
and series producer Carmen L. Vicencio 
 
 Father Jonathan Morris presents Christopher Awards to executive producers Brian Bird
and Brad Krevoy, and Brian Bird; Hallmark Channel Executive Vice President of
Programming and Network Publicity, Michelle Vicary; the president and CEO of
Crown Media Family Networks, Bill Abbott; and executive producer Michael Landon Jr.
 
Father Jonathan Morris presents Christopher Award to senior producers Terri Lichstein and Muriel Pearson 
 
 Father Jonathan Morris presents Christopher Award to A24 Film’s Jeanie Igoe
 
 Father Jonathan Morris presents Christopher Award to Joseph Kim
Father Jonathan Morris presents Christopher Award to Alison McGheee and Christopher Denise 
 Father Jonathan Morris presents Christopher Award to associate producer Danielle Lurie
 Father Jonathan Morris presents Christopher Award to Joseph Kim
 
The Christophers’ Vice President and COO Mary Ellen Robinson with Ernie Anastos
 
 Kathie Lee Gifford chats with “When Calls the Heart” executive producers
Brad Krevoy, Michael Landon Jr. and Brian Bird
 
l to r: Winning authors Marcy Cottrell Houle, John Schlimm, Laura Schroff, and Meg Wiviott 
 
 The Christophers’ Vice President and COO Mary Ellen Robinson
with award-winning illustrator Christopher Denise
 
 Ernie Anastos shares words of wisdom with the crowd