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Grand Basileus Tony Knox
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Brother James Ford Wins Emmy Award for Stellar Work As Television News Director
Spot News of the Durham Black Lives Matter March

Bro. James FordAtlanta, GA (April 11, 2016) Brother James Ford is a multiple Emmy award-winner for his work behind the scenes at WRAL-TV. He won for Spot News for the Durham Black Lives Matter March segment at the 30th Regional Emmy Awards on Saturday, February 27, 2016. WRAL-TV won a total of 7 and also won the prestigious Emmy for News Excellence. Nationally renown for his excellence and craftsmanship as a television news director, he has now won a total of three of the coveted and most prestigious industry Awards.

Brother Ford was honored for his tireless service and commitment to our collegiate members and was recognized as the winner of the 2016 Leadership/Mentor award from the Iota Iota Graduate Chapter of the Sixth District.

Brother Antonio F. Knox, 40th Grand Basileus stated, "We are very proud of the stellar excellence of Brother Ford and we extend the highest regards and our heartfelt congratulations on his professional accomplishments and we honor his loyal and tireless commitment to the great work of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated."

Since its humble beginnings on the Howard University campus, the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity continues to be on the front line, leveraging its power, influence and more than 100 years of commitment to the uplift of our people and our communities.

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. was founded on November 17, 1911, at Howard University in Washington, D.C., and is the first international fraternal organization to be founded on the campus of a historically black college.

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