Let us have a glimpse of Miss Universe 2013 Preliminary Judges.

At last, after lots of speculations among various pageant enthusiasts, Miss Universe 2013 preliminary judges were announced last October 29 by the Miss Universe Organization. Before its coronation night on November 9, 86 Miss Universe 2013 official candidates will vie in their swimwear and evening wear, on November 5. While the lovely candidates are preparing for the preliminary competition, in the meantime, we should have a glimpse of Miss Universe 2013 preliminary judges so as to know whether they are capable and fit for the post.

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This year’s Miss Universe, there are seven preliminary judges who will appraise the swimwear and evening wear of the candidates. Miss Universe Organization chose the following personalities to sit as judges: Alicia Quarles; Corinne Nicolas; David Perozzi; Elena Semikina; Gabriel Rivera-Barraza; Irina Agalarova; and Jose Sariego.

Miss Universe 2013 Preliminary Judges

Have a Glimpse of Miss Universe 2013 Preliminary Judges

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Quarles is currently the New York correspondent for E! News, the entertainment news division of E! Network which airs not only in the United States but in international televisions as well like in Canada and Latin America. She gained a reputation as one of the most liked field journalists of many Hollywood celebrities like JLo, Madonna, Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp to name a few. Her expertise ranges from entertainment to fashion coverage.

On the other hand, Nicolas is said to be an expert when it comes to fashion modeling. In fact, she has been well-known in the industry since she served as model manager in Trump Models in 1991. Nicolas was also one of the preliminary judges during the Miss Universe 2010 held at Mandalay Bay Event center in Las Vegas, USA.

Miss Universe 2013 – Crocus Hall, Moscow Russia

Perrozi is an award-winning journalist, who bagged almost all known local recognition for journalism and broadcasting like Cine-Golden Eagle Awards, where he has five awards, Gracie Allen Award and American Legion Heart of America Award. He is currently the senior television producer for the “The Anderson Cooper Daytime Talk Show”, which airs at CNN.
Semikina is not new in the Miss Universe pageant since she also represented Canada during the Miss Universe 2010. After the competition, she began appearing on the television, had her first movie role in “Three Days in Havana”. At present, she serves as an ambassador to the Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards while also active in philanthropy.

Rivera-Barraza is the founder and president of GRB Communications, which is a pioneer in the field of fashion consultation. He also served as vice president and public relations director for designer Christian Cota, who was also one of the nominees during the Council of Fashion Designers of America and Vogue (CFDA/Vogue) Fashion Fund Award 2010.

Agalorova is known as a Russian fashion icon. She divides her time being a mother and owner of some businesses. Unknown to many, she is married to Aras Agalorov, the president of Crocus Group, which manages this year’s Miss Universe venue.

Last but not the least in the row is Sariego, who is presently the senior vice president of legal and business affairs of Telemundo Media. He also worked for the Miami Herald as a journalist. Telemundo Media, along with NBC, will televise the Miss Universe 2013 coronation night.

Indeed, the preliminary judges were already named. Spectators across the world are only waiting who would shine and be included in the top 16 semi-finalists. Miss Universe 2013 official candidates will be assessed by these seven preliminary judges not only based on their appearances during the swimwear and evening wear portions but also in how they answered in prior personal interviews.

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