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Meet The Judges
Heather Kinder is Mrs. Tennessee America 2019. Heather resides in Nashville, TN with her husband, Ryan. After graduating from the University of Alabama with a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Heather and Ryan both relocated to the heart of Music City. They were married in 2014 in their favorite destination, Ocho Rios, Jamaica. For the past seven and a half years, Heather has worked closely beside the CEO/Owner of Tri Star Sports and Entertainment Group as her Senior Executive assistant. A professional dancer, Heather became a Tennessee Titans Cheerleader in 2012. In 2014 Ryan and Heather launched Kinder’s Kids Foundation (501c3). The foundation gathers voluntary financial contributions and donated toys to give to children affected by natural disasters. The idea came from their own experience surviving the traumatic F4 2011 Tuscaloosa, AL tornados.
Randi Hildreth is a general assignment reporter for WBRC FOX6 News.Her recent return to WBRC was a sweet full circle moment for Randi. She started her journalism career working as a morning producer for Good Day Alabama. Before transitioning to news, Randi worked as a teacher for the nonprofit Teach for America. For two years, she taught ninth grade English at Wilson High School in Florence, South Carolina. Randi graduated with honors from the University of Georgia with a degree in Digital and Broadcast Journalism. During her time at UGA, she was a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Pamoja Dance Company, and served as president of her collegiate chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
John Archibald is an American journalist and columnist for the Birmingham News, The Huntsville Times, and the Press-Register. He graduated from the University of Alabama in 1986 and began work as a reporter for the Birmingham News. He began writing his column in 2004, where he focuses on Alabama and Birmingham politics. In 2018, Archibald was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary, "for lyrical and courageous commentary that is rooted in Alabama but has a national resonance."
Alissa Rothermich is an Emmy-nominated anchor and reporter who couldn’t be happier to call Birmingham her forever home. She joined CBS 42 news in 2019. Alissa is married to Dr. Marc Rothermich, an orthopedic surgeon at Andrews Sports Medicine. They stay busy trying to keep up with their two young children, Benjamin and Cozzella. Alissa is thrilled to support Unless U’s mission! She has a special place in her heart for helping those with developmental disabilities, as her sister, Jenna, has cerebral palsy. Catch her on the CBS 42 Morning News weekday mornings from 4:30-7:00 am!