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.
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"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.