Anne Forester is United States of America's Mrs. Utah 2020. She wears many hats including a crown. She is a children's book author, actress, model and freelance host. Her favorite role is being a wife and mother to three beautiful children.
Anne studied communications and graduated with honors from Southern Utah University. She began a career in TV news and worked as a producer and reporter. Her work was recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists and featured on NBC’s Dateline. After years in TV, Anne stepped away from in front of the news cameras and into a classroom. She earned a Master of Arts in Teaching with a license in elementary education. Anne has published two children’s books. She has landed roles in film, commercials, and national print campaigns. She appeared as a contestant on Who Wants To Be a Millionaire.
Anne is a champion of literacy. She encourages children to read 20 minutes every day with her platform Read, Lead, Succeed and volunteers in schools reading to students. She is a volunteer and board member for the Shimmer Sparkle Shine Project, an organization designed to help young girls with confidence and self-worth through workshops and events. She volunteered as a writer and interviewer for several years with My Story Matters, a nonprofit that works with refugee and underprivileged children to capture their story in a book. She loves serving with her sister queens monthly at Ronald McDonald House Charities.