Judges & Emcee

 
Emcee - Leanne Taylor

LeAnne is a member of the News On 6 team and co-host of Six in the Morning.  LeAnne is a Tulsa native and graduate of Oral Roberts University with a degree in Telecommunications, she has been on-air in Tulsa since 1984.

 LeAnne is passionate about fighting breast cancer. As a survivor, she is involved with Susan G. Komen for the Cure. She is past president of the Tulsa Affiliate and current board member and participates in the Race for the Cure each fall. LeAnne was also the recipient of the “You Make A Difference” Award for making her private battle with breast cancer public. Most recently, she was given the “Promise of One” award for her continued efforts with Komen. She is past president of the Tulsa Chapter of the Association of Women in Communications and a graduate of Leadership Tulsa. In June of 2014, LeAnne was named one of the Williams Women of Inspiration. She was also named Honorary Camp Doctor at Camp Bandage, a safety camp for kids. LeAnne’s community work includes the American Cancer Society, Joy in the Cause, Tulsa County 4-H and Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children.

 LeAnne is crazy for doing Shutterfly and loves to play the card game known as Hand and Foot.

Judge #1 - Sarah Conly
Sarah is currently Executive Fashion Market Director for Hearst's Women's Group which encompasses Cosmopolitan, Seventeen, Redbook, Good Housekeeping and Woman's Day magazines. In this role, she is in charge of producing fashion pages and photo shoots, Prior to this, she worked at In Style, Harper's Bazaar and New York Magazine. Sarah is originally from Lafayette, Louisiana and received a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Georgia. She lives in Manhattan on the Upper West Side with her dog, Sparky and in her spare time, she enjoys running in Central Park and traveling.
Judge #2 - Taylor Hanson

Taylor is a multi-Grammy nominated singer, songwriter, producer and entrepreneur, and Oklahoma Music Hall Of Fame inductee from Tulsa, Oklahoma. 

He has worked in the music industry for twenty five years, and sold more than sixteen million albums as a member of the pop-rock trio HANSON. He is CEO and co-founder of 3CG Records, Hanson Brothers Beer Company, The Hop Jam Festival and Take The Walk, a non-profit initiative focused on issues of extreme poverty in Africa. Beginning in 2014, Taylor spearheaded a new initiative, Food On The Move, focused on community partnership, around the issues of hunger and eradicating food deserts in Tulsa OK.

 

He lives in Tulsa with his wife Natalie and their five children.

Judge #3 - KC Lupp KC began entertaining on stage at the age of eight. He attended the Chicago Academy for the Arts and started a professional career in theater. He starred in many productions in Chicago and toured the US and Canada in the role of Benjamin in Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat with Donny Osmond for almost three years.

KC started working in radio in Chicago as "KC White - the White Guy" on 107.5 WGCI in the morning where he won three Chicago A.I.R. Broadcasting Awards. He moved to Bristow, OK in 2001 and continued broadcasting to Chicago morning radio from the ranch for another year and a half.
In Tulsa, KC hosted afternoons for ten years on 97.5 KMOD.

He anchored a lifestyle TV show on Fox23 Tulsa called Great Day Green Country/Tulsa Live for three years. KC also emcees many charity events, is the fight ring announcer for the XFL, the voice of River Spirit Casino and as a voice actor is heard on hundreds of TV and radio commercials nationwide. He lives in Bristow with his wife and two teenage sons.