Jenette Jurczyk named 2024 Remarkable Women winner

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) — A Remarkable Woman from Champaign is heading to Los Angeles to be honored as part of the nationwide Nexstar Media initiative.

On Tuesday, WCIA 3’s Karina Rubio hosted the first-of-its-kind Remarkable Women Special. The four finalists were celebrated during a 30-minute live show at Carmon’s in Champaign.

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This year’s Central Illinois nominees included Kirsten Davin, Jenette Jurczyk, Angel Johnson, and Christina Sanantonio. They were joined by family and friends to recognize the contributions each of them has made to their communities.

Earlier this year, a committee of six people from different WCIA departments reviewed and scored the 200 nominations that viewers submitted.

This year’s WCIA Remarkable Women winner was Jenette Jurczyk. She is the National Director of the “That’s What She Said” project and the founder of The Family Room in Champaign County.

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Jurczyk will head to Los Angeles next week for the nationwide Nexstar event. She also received a prize of $1,000 that will benefit The Family Room.

To read more about the other three Remarkable Women finalists, see the articles below:

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