Seasoned television personality Kristen Aldridge has worked all over the United States as host, anchor, reporter, journalist, and producer. You name it, she’s done it. Entertainment. News. Sports. Live. In the Field. Throughout her career thus far, she’s been awarded five Telly Awards, a Davey, and a Regional Emmy.
Kristen has covered the red carpet at the most prestigious events in the industry including the Academy Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, The Golden Globes, The Grammy’s, Academy of Country Music Awards, Film Independent Spirit Awards, President Clinton’s 65th Birthday, and even the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.
She has interviewed some of Hollywood’s biggest stars — Ryan Gosling, Anthony Hopkins, Heidi Klum, Gwyneth Paltrow, Sofia Vergara, Elle MacPherson, Emma Stone, Kate Beckinsale, Michelle Williams, Justin Timberlake, Jessica Biel, Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Hudson, Jennifer Garner, Keith Urban, Ben Affleck, 30 Seconds to Mars, and Kings of Leon, to name a few.
Experienced in a variety of formats and genres, she has regularly been featured as an entertainment expert on “E! News”, HLN’s “Showbiz Tonight”, and “The Talk” on CBS. Currently, Kristen is contributor to SHAPE Magazine, interviewing stars on their fitness, diet, beauty, and fashion secrets. She is also currently host of “WTA Live”, a one-hour live series featuring behind the scenes action with the world’s top professional female tennis players like Serena Wiliams and Maria Sharapova.
Kristen is perhaps most known as correspondent for “omg! Insider” as well as the wildly popular host of Yahoo!’s daily pop culture series “omg! NOW”, which was watched by millions of viewers and frequently ranked #1 on comScore as the most-watched original show on the web.
Prior to “omg! Insider”, Aldridge was host of the country music wrap-up “Ram Country Report” for Yahoo! Music, sideline reporter for “Car Warriors” on the SPEED Channel, as well as co-host of the hit ESPN sports-entertainment series “ESPN Road Trip”. The ESPN original series gave fans a look inside the rituals, revelry and rivalries of college football.
Other hosting credits include AXS TV’s live specials “Countdown to Jazz Fest” and “Super Party”, AT&T’s “U-Verse Buzz”, TLC’s “Tailgate Takedown”, “CNN Pipeline” for CNN, and Oxygen’s “Hair Battle Spectacular”.
As a fashion addict and lover of all things creative, Kristen recently launched her own bargain celebrity-inspired fashion line called “Positively Celebrity” which can be found at positivelycelebrity.com. A budget gal at heart, the clothing and accessory line features celebrity-inspired fashion without the celebrity prices.
Kristen is originally from St. Paul, Minnesota, where she got her start as a reporter for the local NBC-affiliate, KARE 11 News/Metromix. When she’s not busy asking lots of questions, she loves watching movies, playing tennis, keeping active, and indulging in all things chips and guacamole.