For the 14th consecutive year, JM BEST ENTERTAINMENT of Orlando has been named the Producer of the 2019 Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Competition to be held at the Linda Chapin Theatre at the Orange County Convention Center July 24th – July 28th. JM BEST ENTERTAINMENT produces television and special events all over the country including: The All-new Orlando Citrus Parade, The Nashville Christmas Parade, The National Cherry Blossom and National Memorial Day Parades in Washington, DC, the 4th of July Parades both in Washington, DC and Philadelphia, The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival in Chicago, American Valor: A Salute to our Heroes and Philadelphia’s Thanksgiving Day Parade to name a few.
John M Best is a 5-time EMMY Award winning producer for the Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade for ABC, The Chicago Auto Show, The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival for WLS-TV in Chicago and The Nashville Christmas Parade. He is in pre-production for the 99th Anniversary of the 6ABC Dunkin Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade in Philadelphia, The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival in Chicago, The Nashville Christmas Parade, The All-new Orlando Citrus Parade and The Chicago Auto Show.
When it was time to welcome Pope Francis to the United States and open the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, John teamed with Access Philadelphia and long-time producing partner Maria DiBenedetto to produce that historical event. The team also produced the opening Kick-off Event last summer for over 7,000 Volunteers for the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
John M. Best said, “Many members of our production team has had the privilege to be part of this organization from day one. To see so many talented and bright young women go through this program has been amazing. It is incredible to be back for the 14th year producing the competition. Our team really enjoys working with the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Organization and bringing new and fresh ideas to the competition. It is a privilege to work with the 51 incredibly bright state representatives. All of us look forward to seeing everyone back in Orlando in July.”
The production team that will be producing MAOTeen this year are:
John M. Best – Executive Producer & Director, Sarah Griffith – Producer, Pamela Bolling – Staging Director & Choreographer, Arin Dale, Aris Poulos & Angela Bowles – Coordinating Producers, Andy Bamberger – Video Director, Deb Shoemaker – Production Stage Manager, Don Mascheri & Diacom Video Productions – Video Producer and Video Production, Brenda Goldsmith – Production Manager, Jack Gooch – Production Designer, Jason Roland – Lighting Designer and Erich Dale – Production Coordinator.