NEW YORK, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Wilhelmina Models, the world's leading modeling agency, announces the second annual WILHELMINA HOT BODY MODEL SEARCH, a nationwide effort to find one woman and one man who epitomize beauty, health and fitness.
Along with its partners, leading active lifestyle magazines Shape and Men's Fitness, Wilhelmina Models invites both avid health and fitness professionals and amateurs to register online at www.wilhelminamodelsearch.com, or in person at one of the scheduled open casting calls in Las Vegas, New York City and Miami.
The search ends on November 17. Ten finalists will be brought to New York in early 2011, and two winners of the final challenge will be chosen to join Wilhelmina's elite roster of models, fitness experts and professional and Olympic athletes.
Ideal contestants are those who celebrate a healthy, active lifestyle
A series of three nationwide casting calls will take place
September 25th, 2010 – Las Vegas, NV - The Olympia at the VITAMIN SHOPPE BOOTH
October 16th, 2010 –New York, NY- Wilhelmina Models Offices
November 7th, 2010 – Miami, NY - The Shore Club Hotel
Additional open calls will be held at Wilhelmina licensee offices in Denver, CO, Austin, TX and Harrisburg, PA
Ten finalists chosen will receive a 2 night/3 day trip to NYC to participate in judging and finals party where the winners will be announced and more.
Grand Prize winners will receive a five year modeling contract with Wilhelmina Models, editorial features in respective issues of Shape and Men's Fitness, 4 night stay at Playa Grande Resort for two, a $500 gift card to the Vitamin Shoppe and more.
THE WILHELMINA HOT BODY MODEL SEARCH is sponsored by The Vitamin Shoppe, TrimWater and Playa Grande Resorts.
About Wilhelmina Model Agency
Wilhelmina Models, founded by supermodel Wilhelmina in 1967, represents more than 1,000 models in their New York, Miami and Los Angeles offices. In 2008, the agency became the first ever modeling company to go public. The agency has launched the careers of many superstars, including Angelica Huston, Whitney Houston, Lauren Hutton, Mark Vanderloo, Gabriel Aubry, Alexandra Richards, Theodora Richards and Lydia Hearst, in addition to representing talent such talent as Fergie, Zoe Saldana, Alex Lundqvist, Natasha Bedingfield and Estelle.
About American Media, Inc.
American Media, Inc. is the leading publisher of celebrity journalism and health and fitness magazines in the U.S. These include Star, Shape, Men's Fitness, Fit Pregnancy, Natural Health, and The National Enquirer. In addition to print properties, AMI manages 14 different web sites. The company also owns Distribution Services, Inc., the country's #1 in-store magazine merchandising company.