Natasha Barrett, an award-winning journalist at ABC7 News, has signed on to Host the 2012 Mrs. DC America Pageant being held on March 10, 2012 at the Jack Morton Theatre.
District of Columbia/ Free-Press-Release.com / February 10, 2012 — “The Mrs. DC America headquarters has a tremendous amount of respect for Natasha Barrett and her commitment to community awareness through reporting. As an award-winning journalist, she not only brings her professionalism to the pageant, she also brings her style, grace and elegance,” states Raquel Riley Thomas, Executive Producer/Director.
The Mrs. DC America Pageant publicly recognizes beautiful married women, living and/or working within a 25-mile radius of Washington, DC, who have obtained personal, professional and community achievements. An official preliminary pageant to Mrs. America and Mrs. World, the Mrs. DC America Pageant welcomes women from all ethnic backgrounds to compete in a yearly pageant for the title of Mrs. DC America.
Natasha Barrett contributes live reports to ABC7/WJLA-TV ABC7/WJLA-TV at 5 and 6 p.m. She also hosts the daily talk show, Let’s Talk Live, on News Channel 8.
Natasha is from Houston, Texas, and is a graduate of American University in Washington, where she double-majored, earning a degree in Broadcast Journalism and Computer Information Systems.
After working behind the scenes at CNBC Europe in London and CBS News in Washington, Natasha began reporting. At the start of her career, Natasha worked in Corpus Christi, Texas, where she covered several national stories and the Naval Air Station. A short time later, she moved to KCEN, the NBC affiliate in Waco, Texas. During the tragic Space Shuttle Columbia disaster, Natasha found herself broadcasting national news as events unfolded. She covered numerous historical events while not far from one of the largest Army Posts in the world, Fort Hood, and world leaders meeting at President Bush’s Crawford Ranch. She also reported from devastated areas after tornadoes touched down, while focusing on historical post events surrounding the attacks of September 11th. For her hard work and diligence, Natasha was honored by the Texas Associated Press with a Breaking News award.
Natasha joined ABC7/WJLA-TV in 2006. For more information on Natasha, visit www.wjla.com.
- For Mrs. DC America Pageant 2012 tickets visit their website at http://www.mrsdcamerica.org.
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- Press release submitted via Free-Press-Release.com