2016 Judges

Joanne is an actress, TV news personality, and the former Miss New York USA® 2013. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Rider University in 2010 with a degree in theatre. She is a member of the Actors Equity Association and performs in "That Bachelorette Show" Off-Broadway. Joanne is currently a Fox News contributor and co-host of the channel's late night show "Red Eye." As an arts education advocate, she volunteers her time with New York City's non-profit program "The All Stars Project."


Danielle Tasca is a television Booking Producer at MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell and Weekends with Alex Witt based in New York City. She produces all the live guests during national, international and breaking news for two of the most intelligent and dynamic women NBC News has to offer. Her professional career background includes working on shows such as Good Day NY on FOX, and the Howard Stern Show on Sirius XM. She has traveled to Dominican Republic, Haiti, China, Ireland and Egypt communicating and learning from others. She is a graduate from Adelphi University, and a mother to 9-month-old Hudson Emiliano. 

Jeff is native Long Islander and was born and raised in Garden City. He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst where he earned a Bachelor's degree in Sociology and Criminal Justice. Jeff always had a passion for exercise and fitness so he became an American Council on Exercise and East Coast Alliance certified personal trainer. Today, he is the owner of Personal Training Studio in Garden City. Jeff and his staff of 12 trainers work hard to create a friendly, non-intimidating yet efficient workout environment for their clientele. He has organized "Biggest Loser" weight loss contests with the entry fees being donated to charity including Skin Cancer, Leukemia and Lymphoma, Cystic Fibrosis, Wounded Warriors, The Miracle Foundation, Alzheimer’s and Spinal Cord Injury research. Jeff is also a police officer for the Glen Cove Police Department.

Jamie held the title Miss Long Island® 2010 and placed Top 10 at the Miss New York USA® pageant later that year. She is an advocate for Suicide Prevention and supports "Prevention is Possible," along with the March of Dimes, Breast Cancer Awareness, and Autism Speaks. She holds an Associate's degree in Criminal Justice and Political Science, and is currently a supervisor for Coca-Cola Refreshments. Jamie has been married for five years and lives in Sayville with her husband Adam and two daughters Jordan and Kinsley.

Andrea was born and raised in Hungary. She has a long history in fashion in all aspects of the industry. After graduating college with a degree in Travel and Tourism, she devoted her time to traveling and fashion, and was recruited to move to Italy to work as a commercial and runway model. After moving to the U.S., Andrea teamed up with modeling schools and became a fashion director and runway coach for up and coming young models. She later turned her focus to fashion design, studied at Fashion Institute of Technology, and worked as a designer for brands like Tahari, Elie Tahari, Nicole Miller, Jane Barnes, and Kenneth Cole. She currently works for G-III Apparel Group as Design Director of Calvin Klein Men’s Outerwear. Andrea traveled to Africa to volunteer as an educator for children age 3 to 16 in the local communities of South Africa, Ghana, Morocco, and Tanzania