The panel of judges for 2013 Miss America Pageant has just been announced.
They are: Cheryl Burke, Bradley Bayou, Mary Hart, Damon John, McKayla Maroney, Katie Stam-Irk and Sam Champion. GMA’s Sam Champion, fashion industry leader Bradley Bayou, “Dancing with the Stars” Cheryl Burke, former “Entertainment Tonight” host Mary Hart, ABC’s “Shark Tank” star Raymond John, 2011 World Vault Champion McKay Maloney, and Miss America 2009, Katie Stam Irk.
– Cheryl Burke is a professional dancer. She is best known for being one of the professional dancers on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, where she was the first female professional to win the show and the first professional to win twice and consecutively.
Cheryl Burke, one of the judge of Miss America 2013
– Bradley Bayou
is a fashion and interior designer. Bradley has showrooms in New York and Los Angeles and is known for this extravagant couture gowns, classic suits and evening wear.
In 2002, Bradley Bayou was appointed Designer at the house of Halston. Bradley has now completed two years with Halston and is doing very well. He has great admiration for Halston, and loves the challenge of designing for a house with such an amazing historical past. In February 2005, it was announced that Bradley Bayou had left Halston, to concentrate on his own label.
– Mary Hart
is an American television personality and was the long-running host of the syndicated gossip and entertainment round-up program Entertainment Tonight from 1982 to 2011, which is the longest running entertainment magazine show of all time.
– Damon John
is an American entrepreneur, investor, television personality, author and motivational speaker. He is best known as the founder, president and CEO of FUBU, and appears as an investor on the ABC reality television series Shark Tank.
– McKayla Maroney
is an American artistic gymnast. She was a member of the gold medal-winning US Women’s Gymnastics team at the 2012 Summer Olympics. She is also the 2011 world vault champion and 2012 Olympic vault silver medalist.
– Katie Stam-Irk
is a beauty queen from Seymour, Indiana, crowned Miss America 2009.
Katie Stam-Irk was Miss America 2009
– Sam Champion
is the weather anchor of ABC’s Good Morning America and weather editor of ABC News.