Model hopefuls should arrive between 10 a.m and 1 p.m. to enter the casting call and compete for a career-launching prize package that in the past has included model contracts, sponsorships by major retailers, and cash prizes of $100,000.
Ron Harper, station manager for the Pine Belt CW, says that applicants should provide three photos: a close-up, a bathing suit shot, and a fully body shot. Dress for the call is casual and tasteful. With no height or weight restrictions, the CW has opened the casting call to anyone aged 18 to 27 years old. Anyone wishing to enter should visit www.cwpinebelt.com to download the application and rules.
America’s Next Top Model, hosted by Tyra Banks, airs on The Pine Belt’s CW channel 23.2 on Friday nights during the spring and fall.
The Pine Belt CW broadcasts on channel 23.2, covering eight counties in the area. The station operates as one of Hattiesburg’s only locally owned and operated TV stations, carrying CW programming as well as popular syndicated television shows.