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69 News' Chandi Lowry nominated for prestigious award

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The National Association of Black Journalists has named 69 News’ Chandi Lowry a finalist in the NABJ 2017 Salute to Excellence Awards.

Chandi has been nominated in the Top 15 Market Sports category for her piece, “The Greatest Game Never Played,” about the Lafayette College football team’s decision not to play in the 1948 Sun Bowl after a black player was not allowed to participate due to segregation.

The NABJ awards include all types of media at all levels including network news categories.

Congratulations Chandi!

You can watch the piece, recorded by 69 News photojournalist Casey Killian, here.

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