Carol H. Williams, 2 Others Advance In Lottery Review

Three agencies have advanced in the review for California Lottery’s African American advertising account, according to sources.

The finalists are incumbent Carol H. Williams Advertising in Oakland, Calif., The Chisholm-Mingo Group/Sankofa Communications and La grant Communications, both in Los Angeles, sources said.

Lottery officials could be not be reached for comment. The account is worth $4 million over the next four years.

The account went into manda tory review in December. A finalist conference will be held at lottery headquarters in Sacramento later this month, followed by presentations on March 26-28. A decision is expected by April 17.