Remarkable Women

Thank you for your nominations for our Remarkable Women contest! We're currently going through those to select four finalists as we approach International Women’s Month in March.

WKBN looks forward to recognizing the great contributions women have made to our nation and local communities. Remarkable Women is part of a nationwide Nexstar Media initiative to honor the influence that women have had on public policy, social progress and the quality of life.

WKBN will celebrate local women who inspire, lead and forge the way for other women. It’s not just about one day or one month — it’s about what they do, day-in and day-out.

In March, we’ll highlight four local women who will be considered for Nexstar’s nationwide 2023 Woman of the Year Award. One local winner will be selected to earn a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Los Angeles.

Remarkable Women Finalists 2022

Teri Ely

Liberty, Ohio

Teri Ely has been the executive director of Veterans' Outreach for over 20 years. She got involved when her husband started the organization in 1994. . Read More...

Michelle Edenfield

Canfield, Ohio

In June of 2020, the Edenfields lost their daughter Melina to an aggressive pediatric brain tumor. Since then, Edenfield's purpose has become to help others through the Melina Michelle Edenfield Foundation, which raises money for pediatric cancer research. Read More...

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