Stories tagged: Miss America
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 3:45 p.m.
The Miss America ceremony subtracted the swimsuit competition for the first time in its 98-year history, and subtracted one million television viewers, too.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 10:26 p.m.
Miss New York Nia Imani Franklin was named Miss America 2019 in Atlantic City.
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 8:58 a.m.
The third and final night of preliminary competition in the swimsuit-less Miss America pageant is set for Friday night.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 2:37 p.m.
The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant’s current leadership, including Gretchen Carlson.
Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 11:05 a.m.
Gretchen Carlson says it’s “a form of justice” that former Miss Americas like herself who were trashed in emails from former leaders of the organization now are in charge of …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 1, 2018, 5:06 p.m.
Former Fox News Channel anchor and 1989 Miss America Gretchen Carlson was named chairwoman of the Miss America Organization’s board of directors Monday, and three other past pageant winners will …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 10:25 a.m.
A former Miss America whose appearance and sex life was ridiculed in emails sent by officials of the Miss America Organization says the group’s request to enlist former pageant winners …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 9:51 p.m.
Trashed by emails sent by pageant officials, former Miss Americas will help choose the new leaders of the Miss America Organization.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 23, 2017, 5:07 p.m.
The top leadership of the Miss America Organization, implicated in an email scandal that targeted past pageant winners for abuse based on their appearance, intellect and sex lives, resigned on …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 2:44 p.m.
Dozens of former Miss Americas called on leaders of the pageant organization to step down in the wake of an email scandal in which the CEO and other officials used …
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 2:21 p.m.
The newly crowned Miss America said she hopes that being the pageant’s first winner from North Dakota helps draw attention to her home state.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 4:04 p.m.
Now, with her reign to end in just about a week, Miss America Savvy Shields says the nation is not as divided as it may seem.
Fri., Nov. 4, 2016, 1:37 p.m.
China’s Dalian Wanda Group has added another entertainment trophy to its stable of overseas acquisitions, paying $1 billion for Dick Clark Productions, the TV company that produces the Golden Globes …
Tue., Aug. 30, 2016, 9:09 p.m.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – There they are: the 52 Miss America contestants, on the Atlantic City Boardwalk – and not a moment too soon for a city that could use …
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 10:21 a.m.
A former Miss America contestant died early Monday, a week after her car spun off a New Jersey highway and crashed into trees.
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 1:16 p.m.
A New Jersey redevelopment agency approved an $11.9 million deal Tuesday to keep the Miss America pageant in Atlantic City for the next three years.
Thu., Nov. 27, 2014
Kenzie Novell is no stranger to pageant competition. The 2009 Lewis and Clark grad has competed in Miss America pageants, winning the Miss Spokane title in 2009 and 2012. But …
Thu., July 24, 2014
Spokane women are representing Washington on the national stage. Kailee Dunn, 22, was crowned Miss Washington on July 5 and will compete in the Miss America pageant Sept. 14. This …
UPDATED: Mon., July 21, 2014, 12:20 p.m.
BOISE - Sierra Sandison has become a role model for many ever since she took the Miss Idaho crown after learning to embrace her diabetes diagnosis with pride.
Thu., Feb. 28, 2013
The Miss Spokane Scholarship Program and Pageant selected its titleholders Feb. 17. The winners will go on to state and perhaps national pageants in addition to representing Spokane at community …
Fri., Jan. 11, 2013, 12:03 p.m.
Miss North Dakota and Miss Washington have picked up prizes in the third day of preliminary Miss America competition in Las Vegas.
Fri., Dec. 10, 2010
“The View” host Joy Behar and actress Marilu Henner are among seven judges who will decide the next Miss America. Judges for the beauty pageant, in its 90th year, also …