Ex-beauty queen is latest eye-catching addition to "The 33" newsroom
07/07/09 05:05 PM
By ED BARK
Former Miss Missouri USA Candice Crawford, sister of actor Chace Crawford (Gossip Girl), is joining Dallas-based KDAF-TV (Ch. 33) as a reporter specializing in high school sports.
Lubbock-born and Dallas-raised, Crawford won the Miss Missouri competition in 2008. She also will be helping to develop a high school sports section on "The 33's" website, sources say.
Crawford, 22, earlier appeared on D-FW's CBS11 as a Dallas Cowboys chronicler for The Blitz. She later placed among the 10 finalists in last year's Miss USA pageant and also finished third runnerup in both the 2003 and 2005 Miss Texas Teen USA competitions.
While studying journalism and business at the University of Missouri, Crawford worked for NBC station KOMU-TV as a news and sports reporter.
Here's one of Crawford's earlier Cowboys locker room reports for The Blitz. Below that you can see her talking to the TV Guide network as Miss Missouri USA. Take your pick.