10/25/2011, 2:30 p.m.
Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts recently honored Cambridge’s Callie Crossley with five other women at the group’s 20th annual Leading Women Awards dinner.
Host of “The Callie Crossley Show,” WGBH-FM, 89.7. Crossley is a panelist on WGBH-TV’s “Beat the Press,” a regular contributor to “The Takeaway” and a featured contributor for Fox25 TV’s “Morning News Show.” She regularly moderates the TV program “Basic Black” also on WGBH-TV, and appears occasionally on “CNN’s Reliable Sources” and “The PBS News Hour.”
Prior to her current work, Crossley was a producer for ABC News 20/20. She also produced “Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years 1954-1965” and “Bridge to Freedom” which focused on the Selma, Ala. voting rights campaign.
The Girl Scouts also honored Joanne Chang, restaurateur, Flour Bakery and Myers + Chang; Jennifer Tour Chayes, distinguished scientist and managing director, Microsoft Research New England; Stacey Lucchino, chairman of the Advisory Board Program in Education, Afterschool and Resiliency at McLean Hospital, Harvard; Helen Sayles, senior vice president, Human Resources and Administration, Liberty Mutual Group; and Maria Tedesco, group executive vice president, Business Banking at Citizens Financial Group.