Executive Director, Jackie Watson
Founder, CEO & Executive Director
Jackie Watson founded USA National Miss in August of 2010, and in over six short years has made UNM a household name. A former professional journalist, her news and feature stories were published in various newspapers, magazines and online news sources. She has been named as a Top 5 best national pageant director by the Pageant Planet for two consecutive years, earning the #1 spot in 2014. Jackie also received the Prestige Director Award by the Prestige Pageantry Awards in 2015 and was honored by the Leading Ladies organization for her work with empowering young women. In 2016, Jackie was named the #1 best national director by American Model & Pageant Magazine. An advocate of character, integrity and kindness, Jackie has impacted the lives of many young women through USA National Miss. As the author of Winning the Crown, Jackie is currently working on her second book to be released in 2017.