Vero Beach woman to compete on 'Jeopardy!' Friday night

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A Vero Beach woman will star on tonight’s episode of "Jeopardy!", ABC's popular trivia game show.

The local contestant is Eleanor Dixon, 59, a spokesperson for "Jeopardy!" confirmed. Dixon could not be reached for comment Friday.

According to the show's website, Dixon is a freelance technical editor. She's up against Shayan Sadegh, a medical scribe from Maryland, and the night's previous winner, Dave Bzdak, a philosophy professor from New York, who's won $2,000 so far.

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Eleanor Dixon, 59, of Vero Beach, stands with  Mayim Bialik, host of 'Jeopardy!'. Dixon competed on the show July 1, 2022.
Eleanor Dixon, 59, of Vero Beach, stands with Mayim Bialik, host of 'Jeopardy!'. Dixon competed on the show July 1, 2022.

Dixon is the second Treasure Coast resident to star on the show in the past two years.  Allison Thomas, a civics teacher at Oak Hammock K-8 School in Port St. Lucie, was one of 15 educators selected nationwide to compete on the "2020 Jeopardy! Teachers Tournament" in Los Angeles two years ago.

Tune in to the episode tonight at 7:30 p.m. on ABC to watch Dixon compete.

Thomas Weber is a Digital Now Reporter at TCPalm. You can reach him at thomas.weber@tcpalm.com or 813-545-9113. Follow him on Facebook and Twitter.

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