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DWTS Judges Announced

The Marion County Chamber of Commerce and the United Way of Marion County are thrilled to announce the celebrity judges for season six of Marion County's Dancing with the Stars on October 13th! These three will choose which couple will walk away with the coveted Mirror Ball trophy!

Nikki Bowman
Nikki Bowman is the owner and publisher of New South Media, which publishes West Virginia Living and several other publications. She grew up in Clay and Kanawha Counties, and graduated from West Virginia University in 1992. She moved to Chicago and received her master’s from DePaul University. She worked as the editor of several magazines in Chicago, Washington, D.C., and Mississippi, before moving home to launch WV Living Magazine and WV Weddings Magazine in 2008.

Joe Mazzulla
Joe Mazzulla is Fairmont State University’s 12th head men’s basketball coach. A former West Virginia University standout, Mazzulla spent five years coaching at the NCAA Division II level, including three at Fairmont State, before serving as an assistant coach in the NBA Development league last year. Mazzulla and his wife Camai currently reside in Fairmont and have two children, Michael Harden and Emmanuel Joseph Daniel Mazzulla. Mazzulla is a native of Johnston, R.I.

Renee De Fazio
Renee De Fazio has been a Dance Educator for over 20 years. She has taught students in New York City at Steps and Broadway Center, San Francisco and Pittsburgh at Point Park University, Pittsburgh Ballet Theater, Pittsburgh Musical Theater & Center for Theater Arts. As a Professional Dancer, Renée has danced for Disneyworld, My Fair Lady European Tour with Richard Chamberlain, Gargaro Productions of Jesus Christ Superstar and Evita. She also performed with Civic Light Opera Productions in 42nd Street and Annie as both performer and Dance Captain.