It’s hard to imagine the uptight accountant and cat fanatic Angela Martin from “The Office” being dynamic enough to host an awards show, but the actress who plays her, Angela Kinsey, is more than ready for the gig. The 40-year-old comedic actress will take the helm as host of tonight’s 2012 Gracie Awards Gala in Beverly Hills. Presented by the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation, the event recognizes women who have been involved in outstanding programming in radio, TV, and digital media and, this year, will recognize ladies including Giada de Laurentiis, Sally Field, Niecy Nash, Rachel Maddow, and Angie Harmon. Kinsey talked to Yahoo! TV about her concerns about hosting the show (teleprompter trouble!), the challenges female comics face, and why “The Office” is better than ever for her Angela alter ego.
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