The Pageant Junkies Podcast is your top source for positive pageant commentary regarding the Miss America Organization and Miss America's Outstanding Teen. Every week, Founding Junkie Carrie Lakey, brings you tips, tools, and interviews to help you take the crown.
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Victoria Humphrey - Miss National Sweetheart 2016
Wanna know the REAL inside scoop as to what happens during the National Sweetheart Pageant? Today, the reigning Miss National Sweetheart Victoria Humphrey, gives you the FULL rundown - From casseroles and carnival rides... to Chick-Fil-A. Oh - And there's a pageant that takes place too - lol! Enjoy this special "resurrection edition" of the Pageant Junkies Podcast with Victoria Humphrey :)
Laura Rutledge - Miss Florida 2012
Miss Florida 2012 Laura Rutledge, will be sitting alongside the likes of Tim Tebow when college football season rolls around next Fall... As the new host of SEC Nation, Laura is certainly a rising star within the ranks of ESPN - Which is why we were THRILLED to snag this interview with her two and a half years ago! Laura is humble and super authentic - Plus, she offers some simple, practical advice for ladies getting ready to compete at their state pageants in a matter of weeks! Don't miss this special re-post of the Pageant Junkies Podcast with Laura Rutledge! When I grow up, I wanna be Laura Rutledge! Smart, funny and utterly genuine, Miss Florida 2012, Laura McKeeman Rutledge had us laughing throughout this entire interview! Did she actually call herself a Grandma? LOL! Listen in for yourself – It’s all on today’s Pageant Junkies Podcast.
Meridith Gould - Miss Minnesota USA 2017
If you think Meridith Gould's recent success at Miss USA was an over-night phenomenon, you should hear about all the years of hard work she put in, starting in the Miss America's Outstanding Teen program! Meridith's pageant journey is incredible - and in honor of her 2nd Runner Up finish at Miss USA this past weekend, we're thrilled to re-post her interview recorded back in June of 2015! Meridith Gould, had a hard time winning her Outstanding Teen title – and a not-so-hard time winning her Miss Title! It’s a fascinating story, and Meridith openly shares her triumphs and her struggles in regards to both situations. Plus, Junkies get the low-down on Meridith’s awesome goat impersonation – and how it came up in her Miss America interview! It’s all on today’s Pageant Junkies Podcast…
Mackenzie Bart, Miss Ohio 2014
She finished as a Preliminary Talent winner and a Top 10 finalist at Miss America - And now this former Miss Ohio is headed down to the shores of sunny south Florida, pursuing her passion and following her dreams of becoming a full-time meteorologist! Enjoy this interview from 2014 with Mackenzie Bart, Miss Ohio 2014! If we could dub anyone as “Spunk Personified” – it’s Miss Ohio 2014, Mackenzie Bart! In today’s podcast, you’ll learn about Mackenzie’s incredible work ethic and how she gathered the confidence to perform a non-traditional talent on the Miss Ohio/Miss America stage. Plus – you never know if her puppet Roxy will crash the Pageant Junkies Podcast party – Listen in to find out!
Jasmine Murray, Miss Mississippi 2014
Nobody can deny her talent - But Miss Mississippi 2014 Jasmine Murray, also has an undeniable faith! We asked Jasmine about her faith during one of the first podcasts we ever recorded way back in 2014 - And now, her first single called "Fearless" is currently climbing the Christian music charts! I suspect this isn't the last we'll hear from Jasmine, which is exactly why we thought we'd re-post this podcast! Enjoy!
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I listen to the Pageant Junkies Podcast whenever I can and the content is so relevant for young women everywhere, especially those interested in the Miss America program. As a new contestant, listening to interviews from former local & state titleholders, Miss America's, coaches, and insightful individuals has been "free preparation". Such a valuable resource!
The pageant junkies do much more than just talk about the Miss America organization- they find a way to promote the personal growth and empowerment of each titleholder who is accomplishing great things! It's amazing what these ladies have achieved through their reign, and it truly reveals the heart of the Miss America program.
The Pageant Junkies podcast is a positive, relevant source of information and inspiration both for those competing in the Miss America Organization, as well as those who don’t. The titleholders Carey features share wonderful stories and advice from their year of service that apply in so many life situations. Keep it up, Carey!