Anticipation for the TOTY® Awards Grows as Lynda Lopez Joins as Emcee

lynda lopez headshotSeptember 11, 2023 | The Toy Foundation™’s (TTF) Toy of the Year® (TOTY®) Awards, taking place September 29 at Cipriani 42nd Street, will be emceed by Emmy-winning journalist, Lynda Lopez, adding to the excitement of the evening.

The biggest night of the year for the toy industry, Lopez will help present the prestigious awards, welcome industry luminaries to the stage, reveal stand-out auction items, introduce the night’s exclusive performer Grammy Award-winner Wyclef Jean, and more. Purchase TOTY Awards tickets and tables online to be part of this unforgettable night.

“I’m thrilled to anchor the toy industry’s biggest party of the year and help make the TOTY Awards a truly unforgettable night full of energy and enthusiasm to deliver play to all children,” Lynda said.

Lopez is the midday news anchor at New York's popular 1010 WINS radio station. A New York resident and native of the Bronx, Lopez is a well-known local personality working in anchor and reporter roles for WCBS 880, ABC News, and WPIX-11. Blending her influence with her philanthropic passions, Lopez is committed to supporting her Latinx community, as well as the children and families in need in New York City and beyond.

The TOTY Awards will be a high-energy and high-impact evening uniting the toy industry behind TTF’s work to deliver the extraordinary benefits of play to children in need. It’s an opportunity for companies of every size and sector to make a greater impact together through the distribution of toys, support of play therapy programs in children’s hospitals, and development of the next generation of diverse talent for the industry.

Learn more about the TOTY Awards online. If you have any questions or are interested in learning more about TTF’s programs, please contact TTF staff.

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