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Life After the Crown is an interview based podcast where 3-Time Emmy winning pageant host Tim Tialdo welcomes former pageant contestants, titleholders and women of influence to share inspiring and real stories about their successful professional and life experiences across many different industries. They also share useful advice on how to make the transition from pageant life to the real world.

Mar 26, 2019

She had previously served as the host of the SEC Network’s traveling pregame show SEC Nation, alongside analysts Tim Tebow, Marcus Spears and Paul Finebaum. Her versatility is showcased on a variety of ESPN’s shows and platforms, as she hosts

  • College Football Live
  • Big Monday and NCAA Women’s Final Four studio coverage
  • serves as a regular co-host on Get Up!
  • and works as a sideline reporter on Saturday Primetime and marquee men’s basketball games throughout the season. 

In addition, she is an analyst on other SEC and ESPN telecasts, including volleyball and women’s basketball.

She attended the University of Georgia where she played volleyball and basketball for the Bulldogs. She was named to the All-SEC volleyball team three times and was also a member of the USA A2 National Volleyball team. She graduated from Georgia in 2009 with a degree in broadcast news.

Welcome the rising star at ESPN, Maria Taylor to Life After the Crown!