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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – WATE-TV is joining Nexstar Media Group in honoring “Remarkable Women” across the country and recognizing one of them as the “Nexstar Woman of the Year” in March 2020.

March is International Women’s Month, an opportunity to acknowledge the great contributions that women have made to our nation and local communities.

“Remarkable Women” is a nationwide Nexstar initiative to honor the influence that women have had on public policy, social progress and the quality of life. As part of the campaign, WATE-TV will celebrate East Tennessee women that inspire, lead and forge the way for other women.

Nominations for “Nexstar Woman of the Year” began Friday, Dec. 13.

Based on nominations with universally selected criteria including community contributions, self-achievement, and family impact, WATE-TV will select four local women for consideration for our area’s “Remarkable Woman.”

Profiles of the top four nominees will air on local newscasts every Tuesday, from February 11, 2020, to March 3, 2020, and the nominees will be featured on

On March 6, 2020, one East Tennessee woman will be announced our “Remarkable Woman” and she will be considered for “Nexstar Woman of the Year.”

Our area’s “Remarkable Woman” will travel to New York City to attend a special reception. The winner will also attend “The Mel Robbins Show” taping on Wednesday, March 18th, when Ms. Robbins will exclusively announce the “Nexstar Woman of the Year.”

The show announcing the winner will air during the week of March 23.

The nomination period closes on Dec. 31, 2019. Get those nominations in as soon as possible!

Nominate a remarkable woman you know.

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