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Miami Beach Pride Announces Two New Media Ambassadors in Josh McBride and Alicia Quarles

Updated: Apr 1

The two veteran broadcast personalities will be covering Miami Beach Pride with exclusive content, backstage access and more 

Now in its 16th year, Miami Beach Pride brings together dozens of performers on multiple stages during its Festival and Parade weekend with 2024 being no different and a star-studded lineup that includes Billy Porter, Lisa Rinna, June Diane Raphael, Jojo Siwa, Farina and many more! 

To showcase Miami Beach Pride’s stellar programming in ways that have never been done at the festival, the team has added award-winning journalists to cover the festival in an entirely new way! With exclusive access to performances, backstage commentary and more, Josh and Alicia are a powerhouse duo to capture Miami Beach Pride in a completely new light! 

Make sure to follow along on their social channels for all of the exclusive content @JoshyMcB, @AliciaLQuarles and @miamibeachpride! 

“Having Josh and Alicia use their extensive media experience to capture the elements of our festival and parade programming is something we’re very lucky to have,” said Bruce Horwich, chairman of the board, Miami Beach Pride. “They have worked with some of the biggest names in media and we truly can’t wait to see what they put together!” 

Josh McBride is a nationally recognized television host and producer, contributing content to some of the most watched television programs currently on air, including Sherri Shepherd Show, The Today Show, Good Morning America, The Talk, Cheddar, News Nation, and more. As a show and segment host, he has interviewed celebrities such as Kevin Hart, Sarah Jessica Parker, Adam Sandler, and Heidi Klum. As a Lifestyle Expert, he contributes to the top shows in various regional markets often seen in NYC, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Dallas. He currently hosts Simplified with Josh McBride which is available on Youtube, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.

There is a reason Cosmopolitan named Alicia Quarles as one of the 50 forces who are, "the most forward-thinking, disruptive in all the right ways, rocking our minds and hearts, moving the world in the right direction people we know." Quarles is featured in their 50th Anniversary issue alongside Hillary Clinton, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Jessica Alba, Ava DuVernay, theSkimm founders and Taylor Swift (just to name a few from the list).

Quarles is a contributor for Good Morning America 3 and ABC News, primarily covering lifestyle and entertainment. Quarles served as the Senior News Correspondent for five years for DailyMail TV, where she won an Emmy for her work. Prior to that, she previously worked as a correspondent for E! News (NBC). Quarles joined E from the Associated Press where she was the Global Entertainment and Lifestyles Editor, overseeing a staff of more than 60 people.

Quarles is an Emmy winner and was recently named as one of Cablefax Media's, "Most Powerful Women in Media." Follow her on Instagram @AliciaLQuarles



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