How Hard is Change? Miss America, Public Policy, and Leadership

How Hard is Change? Miss America, Public Policy, and Leadership

Regina Hopper

11.5.2018

Regina Hopper

Regina Hopper is a business executive, attorney, and former Emmy-winning news anchor. She is the former President and CEO of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America; former President and CEO of America’s Natural Gas Alliance, a Washington D.C.-based advocacy group; and former Executive Vice President of the United States Telecom Association. Hopper was named President and CEO of the Miss America Organization in May of 2018. In June, she announced the end of the swimsuit competition, replacing it with a live interactive session with the judges.

Hopper is a native of Springdale, AR and she earned both her undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. She was crowned Miss Arkansas in 1983.

Regina Hopper is a business executive, attorney, and former news anchor who is the current President and CEO of the Miss America Organization. In addition to being Miss Arkansas 1983, Hopper was an Emmy-winning correspondent for CBS News. She and former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson comprise an all-female leadership team for the Miss America Organization.

In June, she made news by announcing the end of the swimsuit portion of the competition and replacing it with a live interactive session with judges.

Hopper is a native of Springdale, Ark., and earned her undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.

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