Alyse Eady

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Alyse Eady
Beauty pageant titleholder
Miss Arkansas -2.jpg
Born Alyse Cynthia Eady
(1988-03-15) March 15, 1988 (age 27)
Fort Smith, Arkansas, U.S.
Education Ouachita Baptist University Universidad de Alicante
Hair color Brunette
Eye color Hazel
Title(s) Miss Teen Arkansas-America 2004
Miss Arkansas 2010
Miss America 2011 (1st Runner-Up)

Alyse Cynthia Eady, (born March 15, 1988) is an American news anchor and beauty pageant titleholder who was Miss Arkansas 2010. Eady was named first runner-up at the 2011 Miss America pageant, which was won by Miss Nebraska Teresa Scanlan. [1]


She is a graduate of Ouachita Baptist University with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications and Speech Communication. She competed at Miss Arkansas as Miss South Central Arkansas and also won a Preliminary Talent Award and the Coleman Overall Talent Award at the pageant. Her platform is the Boys and Girls Club of America and her talent is a Variety Act, in which she both sings and does ventriloquism to the song "I Want to Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart."[2] She also held the title of Miss Teen Arkansas-America 2004, which is now known as Miss Arkansas' Outstanding Teen.[3] She performed her current talent as a special guest during one of the Preliminary Competitions at Miss America 2007 as well as her yodeling abilities.[4] Alyse currently works as a morning news show co-anchor for Gannett Company-owned KTHV-TV, the local CBS-affiliated television station in Little Rock, Arkansas.[5]

At the Miss America pageant in 2011, Eady was first runner-up.


  1. ^ "2011 Miss America Pageant Returns to Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas!". Miss America Organization. July 22, 2010. Retrieved July 25, 2010. 
  2. ^ "About Alyse". Miss Arkansas Organization. Retrieved July 26, 2010. 
  3. ^ "MAOT History". Miss Arkansas Organization. Archived from the original on 7 July 2010. Retrieved July 26, 2010. 
  4. ^ Chiberoshka. "The Clog Dancing Ventriloquist Beauty Queen". YouTube. Retrieved July 26, 2010. 
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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Sarah Slocum
Miss Arkansas
Succeeded by
Kristen Glover
Preceded by
Lindsey Wright
Miss Teen Arkansas-America
Succeeded by
Hannah Joiner