KTLA-TV reporter Elizabeth Espinosa was among the selected finalists, from more than 9,500 online audition videos and thousands more hopefuls at open casting calls. According to a story on TVNewscheck OWN said more than 143 million votes were submitted online.
Elizabeth’s pitch: sharing what she’s learned helping raise a younger brother who is learning disabled.
The Oprah Winfrey Network debuts this Saturday, Jan. 1. “Your OWN Show” premieres Jan. 7.