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Miss England launch 2020 competition livestreams with MK company The Video News Factory

By 12th June 2020 No Comments



Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

Story: Milton Keynes company, The Video News Factory, has helped Miss England put together an innovative way to broadcast the Miss England Semi-Finals and Grand Finals using Zoom linked to live streaming with public voting and overcome the lockdown.

The Miss England 2020 Semis will take place on the 31st of July 2020 at 7.30 pm and be broadcast LIVE. The event will be hosted by a small team with safe distancing, including judges, hosts and entertainers, video clips of contestants in action, and live interviews with the panel of judges.

A pilot test for this innovative approach completed successfully just 2 weeks ago and the service is now live and available for people to vote on this link with 27 contestants already on board and more to join shortly.

John Allard, Managing Director of The Video News Factory commented: “We are delighted to be able to offer an innovative way to help them continue their sterling work with a great competition that adds tremendous value to both the contestants and society at large by celebrating ‘Beauty with a purpose’.

Angie Beasley, Managing Director of Miss England commented: “This is our second year of working with The Video News Factory, who have helped us innovate and develop exciting new formats to showcase our competition. Last year they helped enable our 2019 Grand Final reach well over 14,000 viewers across the world and we look forward to even greater success in 2020”.

About Miss England:  Miss England is part of the Miss World contest and has developed into a modern, vibrant multi-cultural competition where young women are united under the banner of beauty with the aim of promoting beauty with a purpose. Contestants are encouraged to become ambassadors for local and national charities and causes such as making the world a greener and healthier place. For example, current Miss England title holder is   Bhasha Mukherjee is a South Indian BORN doctor who has been working on the NHS frontline whilst still being an active model and beauty pageant titleholder. She was crowned Miss England 2019 and represented England at the Miss World 2019 pageant and is an ambassador for Diabetes UK and Plastfree  ecofriendly sanitary towels.