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Miss Texas USA 2018 Logan Lester - Finishing Top 15 At Miss USA, Competing in Texas and Working In Real Estate

In 2016 Logan earned her Real Estate License in Texas and has become a popular and successful real estate in the Lone Star State who provides world class service, and has built a reputation for her professionalism, attention to detail and her devotion to her client’s success. She is a member of the Houston Association of Realtors, the Texas Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors. In addition to her crown and real estate credentials, she is also a successful...


10-MIN BONUS EPISODE - A Conversation with Miss Universe Selection Committee Member Michelle Mclean-Bailey

This morning you you get the rare opportunity to hear from one of the Miss Universe judges directly as she has already been through Interviews and Prelims, and she previews what we can expect to see tonight on FOX. Tune Into Miss Universe at 7pm ET on FOX from Bangkok, Thailand.


Miss Universe 1992 Michelle McClean - Winning Miss Universe, Judging Pageants, Modeling, Hosting & Emceeing Professionally

In 1998 she was recognized by the Miss Universe Organization and presented with The Life Time Achievement Award for her philanthropy work. She Hosted the Miss Florida Pageant in 2015, was a Judge for the Miss Universe Pageant in 2015, and Judged the Miss USA Pageant 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She is presently writing a book on the pageant industry, helping women how to cope with the demands of the beauty industry and self-esteem issues. She offers seminars, workshops and coaching...


TV Host & Entrepreneur Kristen Aldridge - Navigating a National Media Career and Becoming a Media Entrepeneur

Kristen Aldridge has covered just about every star-studded event, including the Golden Globes, the Grammys, the Emmys and the Oscars, where she had the honor of being co-host for the national red carpet pre-show on ABC. She has a passion for capturing compelling stories that ignite inspiration and create powerful change. She is the Co-Founder and CEO of Luminate, a digital media platform and global community of luminaries, leaders and influencers shining a light on the way we work, lead,...


Miss USA 1994 Lu Parker - Winning Miss USA and Having a Successful Media Career

Lu founded the lifestyle media brand Be Kind & Company, which focuses on kindness thru acts, community events, health and fitness, animal welfare, food and beverage, travel, and so much more. And perhaps her biggest passion is as an animal advocate. She has also been honored with two Genesis Awards from the Humane Society United States for her outstanding reporting and creative portrayals of animal protection issues including investigations into Puppy Mills, Elephant Abuse, and Beagle Lab...


TV Host & Actress Beth Keener - Navigating a Life On Camera In Today's Digital and Broadcast Environment

In this episode you’ll learn: How she came to audition for the Live With Kelly Co-Host Contest (4:23) The process of auditioning in TV (10:31) Pursuing a job in today’s TV Hosting world (12:22) The pluses and minuses of Social Media in TV Hosting (17:03) How she created her own TV show in Atlanta (18:15) Plus Much More!


Miss South Carolina Teen USA 2012 Shannon Ford - Life as a Cast Member on E's Very Cavillari and Being a Social Media Guru for Uncommon James

My guest today was Miss South Carolina Teen USA 2012 and is currently the social media guru for Kristin Cavallari's company “Uncommon James.” You can of course see her and her sarcastic sense of humor as part of the current cast of Very Cavillari on E!. She probably has the best and brightest red hair you’ll ever see and is someone I’ve gotten the chance to know through the RPM productions pageant family…great to have the one and only Shannon Ford on today!


Miss USA 1998 Shawnae Jebbia - Life As a TV Personality and Her Battle with Menieres Disease

After being diagnosed with a rare form of Meniere’s disease over 20 years ago, she now intentionally shares her journey of hearing loss as a patient advocate. For the past decade, she has traveled the world as an Ambassador for early detection of hearing loss and she is currently the Official Spokesperson for Some 1 Like You L3C, and Rare Disease Ambassador for Colorado Rare 501c(3). She enjoys being able to connect to people with rare diseases and health conditions, ensuring they don’t...


Miss Rhode Island 2015 Allie Curtis - Empowering Other Women To Become Leaders and Her own Political Aspirations

In This Episode, You Will Learn: How the pageant bug began for her (2:18) Thoughts on The Miss America Swimsuit Decision (8:42) Why she has a passion to lead other women to become leaders (10:21) Her thoughts on getting into politics in today’s heated political climate (12:34) When she will make a congressional run (13:57) Working as a public affairs specialist in the United States Military (15:30) Plus much more…


Miss Trinidad & Tobago 2014 Sarah Jane Wadell - Creating a Successful Fashion Design Business, TV Hosting and Being a Radio DJ

To learn more about Sarah and all of her professional pursuits follow here on instagram here In this Episode you'll learn: The 3 languages she speaks and how it has helped her succeed in her career (3:00) The popularity of pageants in Trinidad & Tobago and who inspired her as a little girl (6:45) Facing backlash and scrutiny as a titleholder (13:00) How and why she attended Villanova University (15:00) How she landed a job working for the Trinidad & Tobago Government (19:30) How she...


Miss District Of Columbia International 2019 Antonia Okafor - Women's Empowerment & Speaking Up In The Face of Opposition

To Learn More About Antonia Go To Her Website HERE In This Episode, You Will Learn: Where her desire to speak up and empower other women comes from (3:00) What drew here to pageant world (4:15) What her pageant experience has honestly been like thus far (5:30) Her thoughts on the swimsuit portion of competition (12:00) How to develop a surefire confidence in the face of opposition to your beliefs (19:00) Why she describes herself as a “feminist: and what that means to her (23:20) How...


Miss Georgia USA 2017 Deanna Johnson - Competing On The Voice And Facing Body Image Scrutiny At Miss USA

Follow Deanna on Instagram @deannajohnson23 In This Episode, You Will Learn: Her experience of winning 4 different state championships in high school sports (1:50) How she came to audition for The Voice (3:05) What motivated her to audition for the show a second time after being cut the first time around (4:30) Why she chose Adam Levine as her coach (6:30) What Adam taught her about a singing career (7:45) What the reality was like behind the scenes on The Voice (12:20) What was...


Miss Hawaii USA 2016 Chelsea Hardin - Finishing Runner-Up At Miss USA And Having A Full Time Modeling Career

Follow Chelsea on Instagram @chelsea_hardin In This Episode, You Will Learn: What she was thinking when she got the infamous TOP 5 Question Trump or Hillary? (3:00) Where she came up with the idea for her now popular dress she wore for Miss USA (7:00) What drew her to compete in pageants after Volleyball (9:26) What she found challenging about competing at Miss USA (10:45) How her modeling career has evolved (13:30) What it’s like to now split time between Hawaii, LA and Oregon...


BONUS EPISODE - 7 Immediate Action Steps to Starting your Post-Pageant Career Plan

On Today's Friday Bonus Episode I talk about how to start your post-pageant career plan NOW and the 7 steps you need to take Immediately.


Miss Wisconsin USA 2009 Alex Wehrley - Hosting Miss USA And Being a Content Creator In Today's Work Environment

To learn more about Alex and her Empowerista Business, go here In This Episode, You Will Learn: How she manages Dual-Residency in both Los Angeles and Wisconsin (2:44) What is was like to search for a job in Wisconsin after being on National TV (5:20) What the year after she gave up her crown was like (8:05) How she approached her career aspirations after pageants were over (10:30) How she got the call to host Miss USA 2015 after the Trump/NBC controversy (13:40) How to handle...


Miss Louisiana USA 2015 Candice Bennatt - Surviving Domestic Violence And Becoming A Lawyer

To Learn More About Candice's Law Practice, visit Her Website In This Episode, You Will Learn: Competing at Miss America Vs Competing at Miss USA ((3:15) What kind of changes she would like to currently see at the national level of Miss USA (5:00) Thoughts on Miss America pulling the swimsuit competition (8:00) What it was like to be a big sis to a Miss Teen USA in Katherine Haik (12:05) How she became an NFL cheerleader for the Houston Texans (14:05) Where the negative stereotype of...


Miss United States 2014 Elizabeth Safrit - Getting Runner Up at Miss World And Her Career in Public Relations

You can follow Elizabeth on Instagram @elizabethsafrit In This Episode, You Will Learn: What life is life since giving up her Ms. United States Crown (2:24) The difference between Ms. United States Vs. America or USA (4:00) What it was like to speak at Oxford (7:47) Working with the Beauty With a Purpose Organization (11:45) Taking on the responsibility of running America’s Miss World Pageant (15:05) Her thoughts on the Miss America Swimsuit decision (17:45) Her thoughts on TV...


Miss Wisconsin USA 2017 Skylar Witte - Life As A Blogger, Model, Public Speaker & Actress

To Learn More About Skylar and read her fantastic blog visit her website. You can also follow her on Instagram @skylar_witte In this episode you’ll learn: Her current work with Future Productions (2:00) How she dealt with the PPB (Post Pageant Blues) 5:00 The moment she realized pageant life was over (8:00) Advice on taking advantage of the opportunities you have as a titleholder (10:30) An empowering excerpt from one of her most read blog posts (14:00) What inspires her to write her...


Miss USA 2014 Nia Sanchez - Navigating Life After Miss USA, Social Media & Traveling The World

Follow Nia on Social Media Instagram & Twitter - @realniasanchez In this episode you'll learn: How life has evolved since giving up this Miss USA Crown (3:00) How her wedding dress became a national fashion trend (4:00) What she learned from pageants (5:00) Why authenticity always wins in pageants (6:00) Why she moved from California to Nevada to compete for a state title (11:15) Dealing with the controversy surrounding that decision (14:00) She answers some questions from current...


4-Time Miss Figure Olympia Nicole Wilkins - The Mindset Of A World Champion and 18-Time Fitness Cover Model

To Learn More About Nicole, head to her website In this Episode you'll learn: How she got started in the world of fitness (2:30) Who some of her inspirations early on were (6:00) Coming back from 2 physical injuries to become a world champion (7:00) How she embraced her more muscular look early in her career (9:15) Transitioning from a state level competition mindset to the national level (14:00) Her daily disciplines and how she perfected the art of posing on-stage (16:30) How to...