When Atlantic City was Home of Miss America. From the ARCHIVES:
CEO Sam Haskell and COO Josh Randle were the men behind the women of the Miss America Organization.
We visited the MISS AMERICA ORGANIZATION on Aug 29, 2016, inside the Claridge Hotel. Listen to archived interview with CEO Sam Haskell:
Miss America 2005 pageant held on September 18, 2004. It would be the last one televised live on ABC. It was the last one held in Atlantic City for ten years.
The Miss America 2006 pageant was moved to Las Vegas at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino). It was broadcast live on cable outlets like CMT and TLC.
Miss A returned to network TV with the 2011 competition.
By the 2014 crowning, the Miss America pageant (Sept. 15, 2013) returned to Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.
Listen to our archived interview with COO Josh Randle.
Due to better ratings and help from DICK CLARK PRODUCTIONS, on March 24, 2016, the Miss America Organization announced a new deal with ABC TV to continue carrying the pageant for the next three years to the 2019 edition.