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Pia Wurtzbach gets Super Bowl 50 hosting gig for US TV show

Miss Universe Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach addresses the media during a news conference in Quezon City, Philippines on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016. Philstar.com/Efigenio Toledo IV

MANILA, Philippines — Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach is beginning to make her mark with the US audience, and she has a brand new TV gig to prove it.

The 26-year-old beauty queen will be US news magazine show "Inside Edition" special correspondent for the Super Bowl 50, the National Football League championship game that will happen on February 7.

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This was announced on the show's social media accounts.

The Super Bowl teams are set and so is our special correspondent: Miss Universe!

Posted by Inside Edition on Monday, January 25, 2016

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Pia first appeared on "Inside Edition" as an interview subject, where she gave the TV show a tour of his apartment in New York.

"This will be my first time experiencing the biggest night in American sports, and I’m excited to take viewers behind the scenes in the lead-up to the big event," Pia was quoted by the "Inside Edition" website as saying.

Pia hinted of her "Inside Edition" gig during her news conference on Sunday, citing it as a reason why she had to return to the US immediately after her Manila homecoming activities.

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"I am going to San Francisco because... secret," she said.

Pia will be doing a number of activities while in the Philippines for her homecoming, which will culminate in a special homecoming show organized by the Binbining Pilipinas Charities Inc. on Thursday. 

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