Television Appearances

Studio 10

“Beauty pageants get a bad rap these days, but the show ‘Behind The Sash’ celebrates inspirational women and their beauty within while shining a light on important issues.”

Radio Appearances

The Stockmans Breakfast on SEN 1116

“Wow!!! Felt the love on this morning’s Stockman’s Breakfast Show. Tune in to Channel Ten today…. this series is going to touch all of Australia”

Lucy & Kel on 89.9 Light Fm

“When Lucy travelled overseas for Miracles Day this year, a camera crew went with her to document the amazing work of CBM! Danielle McAlpine Johnson and Jyselle Des Forges talk about their new TV show, Behind The Sash.”

PRINT Appearances

Sunday Herald Sun

“Quest for meaning, the search for ‘real’ Mrs Australia”

Mama Mag

“Juxtaposition much? Melbourne mum Danielle can’t help but laugh



“When we read Sofia’s bio it piqued our interest see someone who has clearly worked hard from humble beginnings to get where she is today.”


“Internationally published Writer, Director and Producer, mother-of-three, and Creator of Behind The Sash TV Documentary Series – Shining a light on Australia’s most influential women, women who are fighting for issues of injustice to create a better future.”

“In a meaningful bid to shine the light on heartbreaking stories of injustice and social issues, four former Victorian beauty pageant queens embark on a quest that’s expected to shift the culture of Australian TV for the greater good.”