1. Jeanne Robertson or Jeanne Swanner Robertson is an American humorist, professional speaker and a former Miss North Carolina.
2. Following her Miss North Carolina reign, Robertson used the scholarship funds to fund her college education.
3. She taught physical education for eight years in her native North Carolina. Robertson distinguishes between a humorist, which she considers herself, and a comedian, stating, “The humorist weaves the longer stories with a point.
4. On April 29, 2008, she spoke at the White House for National Volunteer Week to honor the 1,300 volunteers who donate time to work at the White House.
5. “Funny and smart – at 68, Jeanne Robertson finds second vocation as comedian,” Chattanooga Times Free Press, 17 February 2012, page 57.