The Preliminary judging panel

Charell Starr


Charell Star is a storyteller with a passion for creating stories that celebrate, inspire, entertain and empower. She loves working across all mediums to tell a story and reach audiences, and believes the most powerful messages are delivered through authenticity, personal connection, and conversation.

On air, you will find her speaking about the latest in style + trends as a contributor for Marie Claire, Fox5 – Good Day New York, NBC New York Live, Second Look TV, and various broadcast and digital media outlets.

As a journalist, Charell creates engaging stories for digital and print outlets covering everything from culture to tech and style. Her articles and lifestyle series have been featured in AKC.TV, Sister 2 Sister, VinePair, MommyNoire, and MadameNoire.

Check out the 2020 Esteemed Judges