The Capital Pride Alliance posthumously presented late News4 anchor Wendy Rieger with the President’s Award Friday night.
Wendy was a fierce ally to the LGBTQ+ community throughout her life.
"LGBTQ+ people in D.C. are stronger because of Wendy's hard work and grace," Capital Pride President Ashley Smith said.
"Wendy touched so many people's hearts, and mine's, throughout this city," Smith continued.
Wendy Rieger, longtime anchor and reporter, retired in December 2021 from News4. She died in April after a battle with Glioblastoma. She was 65.