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Valerie Hayes is now on TalkZone!

PAGEANT TALK RADIO is one hour of exciting conversation that will inform and inspire you as you prepare for your next pageant competition.

Guests include leaders throughout the pageant industry who will discuss important topics so you can be up-to-date about trends and issues in pageantry. Plus, Valerie answers your live phone calls and email questions every week on the air!
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Recent Episodes
 
April 14, 2014
Here comes Miss USAģ!
Itís hard to believe that itís already time to start the count down for the crowning of the next Miss USAģ! Every year smart, motivated, beautiful women from all across the country come together to make new friends, experience the glamour of pageant competition, and compete for a title than can change your life. Join Valerie as she talks with Miss Kansas USA, Audrey Banach, Miss Nebraska USA, Amanda Soltero and Miss Arkansas USA, Helen Wisner about the upcoming pageant competition. Theyíll share what theyíre doing to impress the judges and what you can do to walk away with top scores at your next pageant. Itís going to be an informative and inspiring episode that you wonít want to miss!
 
March 17, 2014
Pageant Success Tips from Miss America's Outstanding Teen
How you prepare for your next competition can either make or break you as a pageant contestant. Join Valerie as she talks with Miss America's Outstanding Teen 2014, Leah Sykes, about what it takes to win over the judges and find success at your next pageant! Leah will share her down-to-earth advice about impressing the judges during both your personal interview and onstage competition. Plus, David Hatfield of Studio D Photography will share his tips on how you can get a winning headshot that impresses the judges before you even walk in the room. Itís an episode that will leave you better prepared to find success at your next pageant!
 
February 03, 2014
Winning Advice from Miss America!
Competing in a pageant can be fabulous Ė if youíre ready for the competition. Join Valerie as she talks with Miss America 2014, Nina Davuluri, about what it takes to be a top contestant. Nina will share her been-there, done-that advice on developing an impressive platform, preparing for tough pageant interview questions, and how to create a talent presentation that gets top scores from the judges. Plus, Laine Berry of The Royal We will share her tips on how you can select a winning evening gown that creates an iconic look for your next pageant. Itís an information and inspirational episode that will help you learn how to achieve your true pageant potential!

Photos courtesy of Photographer Bruce Vartan Boyajian / The Miss America Organization
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Valerie Hayes is an award winning coach, author, public speaker and recognized leader in the pageant industry. She has been featured on CNNís Headline News as an expert commenting on issues and trends in pageantry and has also appeared on MTVís Made and True Life coaching contestants. Additionally, Valerie has appeared on NBCís talk show, iVillageLive, teaching viewers how pageant communication skills can transcend pageantry and transfer to career and academic success. Valerie can show you how to win in pageant competition as well as your everyday life!

Don't miss Valerie's show Mondays at 5PM CST!

You can also check out Valerieís blog at Valerie Hayes.com