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Marketing manager from Reston returns to compete on Jeopardy!

Reston resident Suzanne Goldlust (left) will appear on Jeopardy! for a second time next month (courtesy Jeopardy! Productions)

A local marketing manager based in Reston will get a second chance to show off her smarts on Jeopardy! next month.

Suzanne Goldlust is slated to compete in a special “Champions Wildcard” tournament. The field features 50 players who won one or two games last season and four second-chance competition winners, who will compete for two $100,000 grand prizes and two final spots in this year’s Tournament of Champions.

“I am super excited about getting the ‘twice-in-a-lifetime’ chance to play Jeopardy! again and can’t wait to see all the other players. There’s some fierce competition and I know it will be a great time!” Goldlust told FFXnow.

Goldlust first appeared on the show in mid-June last year. She previously tried out in 2013 but didn’t make it beyond the audition stage.

The “Champions Wildcard” series officially kicked off on Jan. 16. Goldlust’s episode is expected to be aired on Feb. 8. She faces Alex Gordon, a surgical resident from Somers, New York, and a to-be-determined winner of another game.

The game show is produced by Sony Pictures Television and airs on WJLA (ABC).

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