The Community Conduit: Pamela Silva Conde

Ocean Drive Magazine selects it’s 2015 Women of Influence. On the list is former Miami Dolphins Cheerleader Pamela Silva Conde:


The coanchor for Univision’s highly rated Primer Impacto news program, Pamela Silva Conde has won six Emmy Awards, was one of People en Español’s “50 Most Beautiful People,” and has cohosted The View. She’s also a strong believer in using her platform to help shape her community.

Did being Miami-based give you a career advantage? I always wanted to do Spanish media because I wanted to serve my community. Miami’s a pivotal point. You have to be where the action is.

What role do you see Miami having in the world today? Miami has had an evolution in terms of news impact. We just built the largest newsroom in the country with a joint venture we did with Fusion, and were able to bring Univision News and ABC network [together]. It may be five or 10 years, [but] Miami’s definitely going to be a more competitive city than it ever was.

How do you pay it forward? With the [Pamela Silva Conde Scholarship], we have given six scholarships at Florida International University. I’m involved with the students because I want to maximize the impact that these scholarships have. That’s the purpose of doing philanthropic work, to build new generations of people with the same mentality.

How else do you give back to the community? I’m part of the committee of St. Jude Miami and I’m on the national advisory board for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. There’s also Amigos for Kids, which focuses on neglected and abused children. Throughout the year, we give counseling and seminars for families. We want to empower parents.

How do you manage it all? The second you start thinking, I could do this, it actually becomes manageable. Your attitude influences everything.

2015-16 Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders

Final auditions for the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders took place last night at the Miniaci Theater at Nova Southeastern University. 81 finalists, including 34 veterans from last year’s team, competed for spots on the squad. When all was said and done, 36 were chosen: 13 rookies, and 23 veterans.

Click here to see who made the team
Click here for photos on the Dolphins Cheerleaders website
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Congratulations ladies!

MDC 2015 selection

Here’s your rookie class:
MDC rookie class 2015
Interesting factoid: among them are four members of the now-defunct Florida Panthers Ice Dancers (Amanda, Bobbie Jean, Etta, and Paige B.)

Photo of the Day – April 28

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Sisters Paige and Courtney of the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders

Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders 2015 Auditions

I was fortunate to attend the MDC preliminary & semi auditions this past weekend. As is the norm in Miami hundreds of beautiful and talented young ladies were lined up to try to attain a spot on one of the NFL’s most prestigious entertainment cheer squads. At end of day the field was reduced to 47 hungry candidates invited back to this week’s finals where they will compete with equally determined 33 veterans trying to maintain their spots. Ladies, let the fierce but friendly dual begin.

Come on out to Nova University in Ft. Lauderdale on Sunday May 3rd, the finals are open to the public. Check out to vote for your favorites.

Our “Top Gun”, David Tyau, will be joining our coverage of the Finals so be sure to check back with us next week.

Enjoy the photos.


Brooke Sorenson Nix, MDC Choreographer






Laura, Paige, Courtney, Allison, Jodi, Brittany M., Brittany C., Kristan


Megan and Alison


Use that phone as your mirror


Chillin’ between performances


Chelsea and Karlyn

[Dolphins Cheerleaders Auditions Gallery]

MDC: You Pick the Squad Dolphins Fans, now is your chance to help us pick the 2015 Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders Squad! Simply click on the 5 ladies that you want to see most on our squad this year and submit! Then, join us at the live final auditions on Sunday, May 3rd at Miniaci Performing Arts Center in NSU to see if your favorites made the squad!

Click here to see the finalists and cast your vote]

[Click here for photos]

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Scenes from MDC Tryouts

The Sun Sentinel has some great photos from yesterday’s open call audition for the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders. Click here to check it out!

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Who Is Marco Rubio’s Wife? Jeanette Dousdebes, Former Miami Dolphins Cheerleader, Shies Away From Media Attention

By Howard Koplowitz
International Business Times

Jeanette Dousdebes Rubio, the wife of Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, was a Miami Dolphins cheerleader, but she isn’t so rah-rah on campaigning. Dousdebes Rubio, who describes herself as shy and dedicated to her four children with Marco, will have to grow more at ease with making political appearances, now that her husband is expected to get into the 2016 presidential race on Monday.


After meeting as teenagers at the West Miami Recreation Center, where Jeanette caught Marco’s eye while playing volleyball, the couple wed in 1998. While Dousdebes Rubio was involved in her husband’s 2010 Senate campaign, she played a behind-the-scenes role, shying away from media attention.

With Marco in Washington, Jeanette, the daughter of Colombian immigrants, takes care of their four children in their modest Miami home while working part time at the family foundation of Miami billionaire Norman Braman, according to the Washington Post.

“I’m not pushing myself out there. I need to be with [the] kids just to give them that balance,” she told Politico in 2012, her most extensive interview to date. “If he’s out there, I feel like I have to be here for them, to give them that reality.”

In the interview, Jeanette Rubio said she disdains the mudslinging of political campaigns. “You meet a lot of different people and you hear their stories. The part that’s difficult, I think, in campaigning is the part where you have to deal with the negativity that comes,” she said. “It puts a lot of strain on the family.”

But she also hinted at an increased role in Marco’s political life. “In the future, if I have to do it, of course I’ll do it,” she said. “But in general, I am shy.”

Her first date with Marco was to the movies to see “Robin Hood.” She told Politico that her future husband talked to her during the Kevin Costner flick, “which I thought was a little annoying,” but she was able to overlook his rudeness. The date had a lasting effect on Marco, as he wrote in his recently released memoir, “An American Son.” “The movie’s theme song was by Bryan Adams. To this day, whenever I hear the song, I remember the night I started to fall in love with Jeanette Dousdebes,” he said.

Fans Pick Kylee In Latest MDC Showdown

Miami Dolphin’s Kylee, who cheered in 2011 & 2012, is the DolFans pick in the latest MDC Showdown poll which matched Favorite Blonds versus Favorite Brunettes. Here’s a few photos of Kylee and runner up Lily:






Kylee-2012 action versus Buccaneers


Kylee-2012 action versus Buccaneers


Kylee-2012 action versus Buccaneers


Lily-2013 action versus Panthers


Lily-2013 action versus Panthers

[MDC Showdown]

Former DCC Brooke Soreneson Nix Named New Miami Dolphins Cheerleader Choreographer

We’re pretty excited that former Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader, and good friend of UC, Brooke Soreneson Nix was just named the new Choreographer for the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders. She’ll be teaching the last prep class and the audition routine.

Brooke was a judge at last year’s MDC Finals

Auditions for the 2015-16 MDC start April 25th. Full details here.

Photo of the Day – April 1

A Miami Dolphins Cheerleader

Former Dolphins Cheerleader Releases New Single



[Syndrome of Decay on iTunes]

[Melissa on Facebook]


Dolphins Cheerleaders Mic’d Up

Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders Brianne, Melissa, Brittany, and Kelly were mic’d up for the last game of the season against the Jets.

Photo of the Day – February 18

A Miami Dolphins Cheerleader

Florida’s Representation At Pro Bowl In Phoenix

It was an pleasure this year to photograph the three Pro Bowl Cheerleaders from the Florida NFL teams. Melissa of the Dolphins, Sam from the Jaguars and Cassie representing the Buccaneers.

Melissa in her fourth year was a Line Captain for two years and was lucky enough to be invited on her second overseas tour with Armed Forces Entertainment.

Line Captain Sam of the Jaguars ROAR is in her third year. I covered two of her games this season.

The Buc’s Cassie cheered for her fourth year and was selected Line Captain for the second time.

Congratulations to the ladies, being picked for the NFL Pro Bowl is a very impressive accomplishment.

Note to David Tyau—at your Pro Bowl coverage this year please see if you get a photo of these three lovely ladies together. Thanks.


Melissa, Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders

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Melissa, Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders

3 Sam

Sam, Jacksonville Jaguars ROAR

4 Sam

Sam, Jacksonville Jaguars ROAR

5 Cassie

Cassie, Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cheerleaders


Cassie, Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cheerleaders

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Wedding Bells

From The Miami Herald


Former Miami Dolphins Cheerleader and Miami PR maven Lynn Lewis went to Paris as just another American New Year tourist, and she’s coming home a soon-to-be-bride.

Lewis agreed to marry former state Sen. Dave Aronberg, a Democrat who’s now the state attorney in Palm Beach County.

Aronberg, 43, popped the question atop the Eiffel Tower.

While the lovebirds were not reachable for a chat, they posted photos of Lynn sporting a huge rock on Facebook.

The UF grad started Lynn Lewis Public Relations after her 2007 season with the Fins. She specializes in special events and has offices in Tampa, New York and London. Hollywood legend George Hamilton is a client.

Aronberg, meanwhile, is an ambitious pol with ties to both parties (he once worked for GOP Attorney General Pam Bondi) for whom state attorney could be a stepping stone for statewide office.