American Icon Jayne Kennedy Overton Receives History Makers Award in Atlanta

The Legendary Awards Honors Jayne Kennedy Overton in Atlanta on Sunday, March 6, 2016 at Cobb Galleria.
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LOS ANGELES - March 12, 2016 - PRLog -- Jayne Kennedy Overton, the two-time Emmy Award winning journalist and award winning actress, is best known for being the first African American Female Sportscaster on the hugely successful "CBS's NFL Today".  Her other noteworthy accomplishments were hosting "Greatest Sports Legends", being the only female to ever work ring-side as a Color Commentator for men's professional boxing through her work with "Muhammad Ali Professional Sports", hosting her very own "Jayne Kennedy's NFL Report", co-hosting with Paul Hornung the sports series "Weekend Heroes", covering the Super Bowl, the Indianapolis 500, the Monte Carlo Grand Prix… Jayne Kennedy Overton is the very definition of a History Maker.

Jayne Kennedy Overton was named "Best Actress" at the NAACP Image Awards and was nominated as "Best Actress" at the Golden Globes Awards for her role in the feature film "Body and Soul".

The Legendary Awards were hosted by actress/comedienne Cocoa Brown (pictured), who stars as "Jennifer" in "Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse" on the Oprah Winfrey Network and "Queen B" in "American Crime Story: People v. OJ Simpson" on the FX Network and comedian Rodney Perry.

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