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01/15/2013 12:14 pm ET

Gina Brillon First Latina Comedian To Win A Stand Up Deal With NBC

Gina Brillon is a regular on the New York comic scene, and she’s even been featured on Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham,” but this week, she says tears rolled down her face, because her years of hard work were validated. She was announced the first woman and first Hispanic to win NBC’s Stand Up for Diversity Showcase. As a winner of the showcase, Brillon gets a one-year holding deal where she will be considered exclusively for acting roles on NBC sitcoms.

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