Rapid City Anchor Named Miss South Dakota 2023

By Kevin Eck 

Rapid City, South Dakota anchor Miranda O’Bryan was crowned Miss South Dakota 2023 on Saturday night.

O’Bryan is an evening news anchor for ABC affiliate KOTA and Fox affiliate KEVN. She will represent the state in the national Miss America competition in early 2024.

She posted a thank you to her facebook page.

“Thank you to the incredible community of family and friends who have supported me in my journey to becoming Miss South Dakota and will continue to lift me up during my year of service & while on the Miss America stage”

As a part of the competition, she was also awarded the preliminary on-state conversation winner, overall interview award winner, the top fundraiser, and the Quality of Life award.