The finale of Miss Alaska USA 2013 and Miss Alaska Teen USA 2013 Pageants will be held on December 1, 2012 at Alaska Center for the Performing Arts in Anchorage, Alaska.
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Jessica Kazmierczak, Miss Alaska USA 2012 and Veronica Temple, Miss Alaska Teen USA 2012, will crown their successors at the end of the event.
The winners will represent the state of Alaska in the Miss USA 2013 and Miss Teen USA 2013 beauty pageants, respectively.
Miss Alaska USA 2013 and Miss Alaska Teen USA 2013 Pageants
Jessica Kazmierczak, Miss Alaska USA 2012. Photo by Alaska Pageants, LLC and Cari Levya
Veronica Temple, Miss Alaska Teen USA 2012. Photo by Alaska Pageants, LLC and Cari Levya.
According to the Miss Alaska USA organization
, the hosts of the 2013 Miss Alaska USA Pageant and the 2013 Miss Alaska Teen USA Pageant are Eddie P. and Ariel Tweto
Longtime Alaskan Eddie P. contributes to the media world in various ways. He is currently the Creator and Producer of the popular local TV program “The Venue”. “The Venue” features national artists and local talent and airs on KTUU Channel 2 Saturday nights at Midnight, right after Saturday Night Live. Never taking time to rest, Eddie P. has taken on the hectic world of concert promotion. Responsible for bringing to Alaska acts such as Ludacris, David Lanz and the Liverpool Trio, Rick Braun, Jeff Golub and yes, Kenny G. But wait there is more, Eddie P. with sister / business partner Melinda, have taken on the world of Screen Printing, Embroidery, promotional products and custom apparel. Eddie P. also finds time to represent several organizations as a board member, or an ambassador for Bye Bye Bullies, and the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce. Always happy to be a part of the Miss Alaska USA and Miss Alaska Teen USA event, Eddie P. welcomes you and challenges each of you to take your dreams to higher heights and make it your reality. Be an Alaskan contributor. Eddie P. has a best friend and his name is Mr. Benz. (an 8 year old Weimaranner).
Ariel Tweto was born and raised in Unalakleet, Alaska. She grew up hunting, fishing, and gathering berries and greens with her family, particularly her grandma, who was with her when she got her first caribou at age 9! She also loves sports and played basketball, ran cross country, wrestled, cheered, played volleyball, participated in the Native Youth Olympics, and skied.
Ariel attended Emerson College in Boston and studied Broadcast Journalism with an emphasis in Sports for a year. She then transferred to Chapman University in Orange County, CA to thaw out and study Communication and TV/Film Production. While in California, she was asked to participate in the game show Wipeout and caught the TV bug. She participated in the show a couple more times.
Ariel then went on to pitch her own show with a close friend she met on the Wipeout set. Discovery channel picked up her show Flying Wild Alaska at age 21 and they just finished their 3rd season. She is now working on a cartoon and has 2 shows in development. She regulars on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and Extra.
Ariel loves entertaining but is most happy when meeting people, traveling, and learning about different cultures. She wants to get involved in suicide prevention and loves talking to the youth about dreaming big and not being afraid to fail. She is extremely happy and honored to be co-hosting the 2013 Miss Alaska USA Pageant and the 2013 Miss Alaska Teen USA Pageant.
Courtesy of Miss Alaska USA organization.