|Beauty pageant titleholder|
|Title(s)||Miss Tennessee 2004|
|Miss America 2005|
Ashley Eicher is an award winning national television host, producer & music industry executive who competed in the Miss America pageant. As a host & producer, she has worked for AXS TV, ABC, GAC & the Fine Living Network. She previously worked for Creative Artists Agency & Wynonna, Inc. She will be featured as herself on an upcoming episode of ABC's hit drama NASHVILLE.
Eicher is currently featured as a host & producer for AXS TV, the premier destination for live events, and as-they-are-happening trends in the worlds of pop culture, music, and entertainment. Launched in July 2012 under the vision and stewardship of entrepreneur Mark Cuban, AXS TV is a partnership between Mark Cuban, AEG, Ryan Seacrest Media, Creative Artists Agency(CAA) and CBS. She is the host of multiple AXS TV Live Concert Specials including the Americana Awards Red Carpet, Stagecoach Music Festival, Red Dirt on the Rocks, Labor Day Country Concert Marathon with Rodney Atkins and the Kickin It Country Marathon with Darius Rucker. As the Nashville correspondent and producer for AXSLive, Eicher orchestrated all Nashville based exclusive interviews & live performance segments with Artists from all genres of music including Keith Urban, Sheryl Crow, Florida Georgia Line, Little Big Town, Ne-Yo & KISS as well as coverage of SXSW, CMA Music Festival, CMA Awards, Southern Ground Music & Food Festival curated by Zac Brown Band, and the Country Radio Seminar.
Prior to AXS TV, Eicher worked in Los Angeles & Nashville for Creative Artists Agency (CAA), the world’s leading entertainment and sports agency. As a Music Agent Trainee & Music Department Coordinator, she brokered tour sponsorship and endorsement deals with brands on behalf of some of the biggest names in music.
Eicher began her on-air career as the co-host of ABC.com inaugural coverage of the 2006 CMA Awards. The "Countdown to the 40th Annual CMA Awards", an eleven-part series, featured behind the scenes access, a three hour Live Red Carpet Special & interviews with Carrie Underwood, Nicole Kidman, Sugarland, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Darius Rucker, LeAnn Rimes, Eva Longoria & many more. With Luke Bryan, Jake Owen & Chuck Wicks, Eicher co-hosted multiple ABC.com specials for the 2007 & 2008 CMA Awards as well as the 2008 & 2009 CMA Music Festivals. Eicher appeared as the host for multiple online promotional segments for the American Idols LIVE! Tour & So You Think You Can Dance LIVE! Tour. She was featured as a local reporter for the Fine Living Network’s We Live Here.
In February 2007, Eicher won a Gracie Award for Individual Achievement as an Outstanding Program Host. She accepted the award at the 32nd Annual Gracie Awards Gala in New York City. Other notable recipients of Gracie Awards in 2007 were Tina Fey, Soledad O'Brien, and Ann Curry. The Gracie Awards celebrate the best and the brightest women in radio, television, cable and new media.
Eicher was selected as Miss Tennessee 2004 and served Governor Phil Bredesen and the Tennessee Department of Education as a spokesperson for the State of Tennessee’s Character Education initiatives. She made more than 300 appearances as Miss Tennessee & spoke to over 85,000 people across the state. She competed in the Miss America 2004 pageant broadcast live from Atlantic City, New Jersey on ABC in September 2004, and won the non-finalist talent award for her vocal performance.
A native of Louisville, Kentucky, Eicher holds a Bachelor of Science in Music Business and Masters in Mass Communication from Middle Tennessee State University. Chosen as one of Nashville’s “25 Most Beautiful People” by Nashville Lifestyles Magazine, Eicher is active in the community & volunteers with organizations dedicated to empowering young women, relief work in impoverished areas of the world & ensuring music education for all students.