GREENSBORO, N.C -- NCCJ honored former WFMY News 2 anchor Sandra Hughes on Thursday night with the 2013 Brotherhood/Sisterhood Citation Award.
Surrounded by friends, family, community members and her WFMY News 2 family, thousands came out to support and congratulate her on this prestigious honor.
NCCJ Executive Director Susan Feit emphasized that Hughes was not only a broadcasting legend, but a trailblazer who "risked her life to break barriers" and "believed in extending her hand to help others succeed."
Sandra Hughes started out at as a reporter at WFMY News 2 and was the evening news anchor until her retirement in 2010. She now teaches journalism at NC A&T University.
Visit the National Conference for Community and Justice of The Piedmont Triad (NCCJ) website for more information.
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