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August 10, 2016

The Weather Channel Honored with National Association of Black Journalists’ Prestigious Salute to Excellence Award

ATLANTA (August 10, 2016) -- The Weather Channel television network was honored Saturday evening at the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Awards with the prestigious Salute to Excellence Award. The network received this award for its 2015 Black History Month series that featured African Americans who made significant contributions in weather and science.
 
“I am thrilled the NABJ recognized the incredible team responsible for bringing this important series to life,” said David Clark, president of The Weather Channel television network.
 
The NABJ gives this award for journalism that best covered the black experience or addressed issues affecting the worldwide black community. The network’s Black History Month series also received two Telly Awards in the news feature and documentary categories.
 
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