Oprah Winfrey to be honored at Golden Globes

Oprah Winfrey speaks at the 24th Television Academy Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, Calif. (Photo by Phil Mccarten/Invision for Invision for the Television Academy/AP Images)

(WTNH)–Oprah Winfrey will be honored by the Golden Globes.

The media mogul will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award at next month’s ceremony. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association says Winfrey is being honored as a global media leader, philanthropist, producer and actress.

The group says Winfrey is one of the most respected and admired figures today, as well as a role model for women and young girls.

The award is given annually to those who made an “incredible impact on the world of entertainment.”

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