In 2005, Dawna was selected as one of sixteen contestants to compete on the reality show The Apprentice: Martha Stewart. The show aired in the fall of 2005 and comprised of an intense 13-week interview process which included tasks centered around Martha Stewart’s areas of expertise. On December 21, millions of viewers tuned in to watch Martha select Dawna as the winner during the live finale. Dawna was offered a position with Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSLO) as Vice President of Business Development.
Dawna spent the following year working closely with Martha Stewart developing a variety of projects for MSLO. After the year was over, Dawna was given the opportunity to extend her contract but decided to return to Florida to continue running her growing magazine business.
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