Wendy’s Celebrates the Next Generation of Sports Journalists with the 2023 Cleveland Browns Jr. Reporter Sweepstakes

An 11-year-old Browns fan, Lily Raghavanwon Wendy Cleveland Browns Jr. Reporter Sweepstakes and received attention in the field at November 19 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers

CLEVELAND, Nov. 20, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — An 11 years old browns fan, Lily Raghavanwon Wendy® Cleveland Browns Jr. The reporter’s competition is to interview the Browns kicker Dustin Hopkins at the CrossCountry Mortgage Campus for the Cleveland Browns account and provided a weather report for the game. Lily and her family won the grand prize which included a special trip to the Browns practice area and Cleveland Browns Stadium, Myles Garrett an autographed jersey, a Wendy’s bag with a gift card, and club tickets to a Browns game November 19. The family came from Sleepy Hollow, NY attended the game and helped Lily achieve her dream of becoming a Jr. Reporter.

With entries from over 100 Northern Ohio Wendy’s restaurants, Wendy’s and Brown’s weren’t done celebrating fans! Second place winner, Lily G., 9, received tickets to November 19 game, a Browns autographed mini-helmet and a Wendy’s gift card. Third place winners, Salvatore C., 7, and Luke S., 9, and six fourth place winners, Liam T., 9, Oliver C., 6, Carmine P., 11, Brooklyn D., 13, Beau W., 9, and Vander R., 9, also received Browns and Wendy awards.

“Wendy’s and the Cleveland Browns are excited to partner once again on the annual Jr. Reporter competition. The competition encourages children in the greater Cleveland area to use their voices and participate in journalism,” he said. John Wills, a Wendy’s donor and president of the local Co-Op. “Good food and good sports are always reasons to celebrate, but we are especially proud to celebrate Lily’s audition. Dustin Hopkins – the future of sports journalism is bright.”

In front of November 19 game, Wendy arranged for lunch there Brunswick restaurant for all 10 winners and their families from around the greater Cleveland area. The celebration ended with a surprise appearance by former Browns Wide Receiver Reggie Langhorne, who signed autographs, posed for pictures, and answered questions from the younger media.

All kids, with a little help from a parent or guardian, entered the contest using an online form through the Cleveland Browns website and submitted a short video of themselves explaining why they should be a Jr. Reporter this year.

Sports (and good food) have a way of bringing people together. Wendy’s is proud to continue to support the Jr. program. Reporter, giving the writers of the future games of biggie an opportunity to foster their love of sports reporting.

Wendy’s was founded in 1969 by Dave Thomas in Columbus, Ohio. Dave built his business on the premise, “Quality is our secret.”®,” which is still the flagship of the Wendy’s system. Wendy’s is best known for its made-to-order hamburgers, using fresh, fresh ground beef, freshly made salad, and signature items like chili, baked potato and Frosty.® salt. The Wendy’s Company is committed to doing good and changing the lives of others. This is most evident through the Company’s support of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption® and its signature Wendy’s Wonderful Kids® The program, which aims to find a loving, forever home for every child waiting to be adopted from North American foster care. Today, Wendy’s and its suppliers employ thousands of people in more than 7,000 restaurants worldwide with a vision to become the most successful and beloved restaurant chain in the world. To learn more about franchising, contact us at www.wendys.com/franchising. Go on www.wendys.com and www.squaredealblog.com for more information connect with us on Twitter and Instagram using @wendys, and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/wendys.

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