Patricica Gras

Houston PBS/Channel 8
Senior Producer/Host


(National Academy of Television Arts &Sciences)
• EMMY Lone Star Winner for Non-News Writing for Fuel for Thought 2009.
• EMMY Lone Star Regional Nominee for Non-News Writing 2006.
• EMMY Lone Star winner for Romania’s children: The Power of Love 2005.
• EMMY Suncoast Regional Winner for “heroes” 1997.
• EMMY Suncoast Regional Winner for “Romania’s children: rescued by love” 1998.
• EMMY Suncoast Regional Nominee for “Mental illness: Erase the Stigma & Child care crisis, 1999.
• EMMY Suncoast Regional Winner for “Living with hope”& “Struggle makes you stronger.” 2000.
• EMMY Suncoast Regional Nom. “Behind closed doors.” 2001.
• TEXAS Lone Star EMMY Nominee for “incarcerated” 2004.





• World Fest Houston Silver Remi award for Living Smart Marilyn Gambrell 2007.
• World Fest Houston Bronze Remi award for “Romania’s children the power of love” 2006.
• WorldFest Houston Bronze Remi Award for “Obesity Surgery”
• World Fest Houston international film festival award for Behind Closed Doors 2002.
• Houston International Film Festival Worldfest First place “Gold Award” for best local TV series “Romania’s children rescued by love” 1998.
• International Axiem Silver Award for obesity series 2001.
• International Ava Awards Living Smart 2008.
• Great Plains Film Festival finalist for “Ana Calvo”2003.
• The Great Plains Film festival national finalist for “Spirit of Reconciliation” 1999.
• Flagstaff International film and video festival “Silver award” best local TV feature “Spirit of Reconciliation.” 1998.
• Finalist Houston International Film Festival 1989 (Dickens on the strand)




• National Telly Winner 2007 – Living Smart
• AWRT American Women in Radio & TV Hon. Men. 2000.
• National Videorgrapher Award of Excellence “Miracle Coach” Vivian Castleberry National Award “World of Possibilities” 2002.
• National 25th Anniversary Classic Telly Award ‘Romania’s Children”2004
• Member of Stratmore’s Who’s Who in America 2002 – 2003.
• Who’s Who of American Women 1995-1996.
• Who’s Who international Oxford’s Biography 1996 and 2003.
• Who’s Who in the Media and Communications 1998-1999.




• Columbia University, Graduate School of Journalism, New York, NY (1990).
Master of Science: Journalism (Broadcast News and International Reporting)

• Escuela Superior de Administracion y Direccion de Empresas
, Barcelona, Spain (1985).
Master of Business Administration

American Graduate School of International Management, Glendale, AZ (1985) Thunderbird Campus
Master in International Management (MIM)

Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas (1983.)
Bachelor of Arts: Economics; History Minor.




• The Times of India
• Semana News
• Health and Fitness Magazine
• 002 Magazine
• The Examiner Papers
• Sucesos Paper
• Roadrunner Newspaper
• Hispana Magazine
• Total Body Magazine
• Washington Heights Newspaper (New York City)




• Willy Velazquez Hispanic Excellence Award 2005.
• City of Houston Proclamation, Patricia Gras as Southwest Shaker 2000.
• Amigas Latinas for College, Inc. Award 2008.
• Interfaith Dialogue and Peace Award - The Connection 2005.
• Earl Loggins Award Houston Chamber of Commerce 2006.
• Center for the Healing of Racism Ally Award 2006.
• North American Taiwanese Women’s association 2005.
• American Cancer Society Media Awards 1997 – 2002.
• Texas Public Health Assoc. Award for Obesity series 2002.
• Barbara Jordan Media Awards 2002 & 2004.
• People with disabilities Tai Chi at the Lighthouse 2002.
• American Heart Association Paul Ellis Media Award 2002.
• Houston Area Women’s Center Media Award 2000.
• Southern Educational Community Assoc. Award 1996.
• Excalibur for Excellence Award 1989.
• Cecil Russel Medical Reporting Award Women in Communications Matrix Award, 1992.