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Alison Rosen

Co-host, 'Adam Carolla Show'; host, 'Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend'

As "newsgirl" and co-host of the <em>Adam Carolla Show</em> -- the world's most downloaded podcast with a Guinness record to prove it -- and host of the <em>Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend</em> podcast, Alison Rosen reaches over two million listeners weekly.<br /> <br /> Alison has built a loyal following through her blogs and videos, social media and interactive Ustream show for which she was dubbed, "The future of television," by former AOL CEO Barry Schuler.<br /> <br /> Alison's roots are in traditional media, having written for <em>Rolling Stone</em>, the <em>NY Post</em>, <em>Vibe</em>,<em> Spin</em>, <em>Maxim</em>, the <em>Village Voice</em>, <em>People</em>,<br /> <em>Seventeen</em> and <em>Elle</em>, among others. Before moving to New York and helming the “Hot Seat” section of T<em>ime Out New York</em>, where she worked<br /> from 2005 to 2008, she worked at the <em>OC Weekly</em> in Orange County, Calif. as a music writer and then as features editor (while playing<br /> guitar in a punk band).<br /> <br /> Alison has also carved a niche for herself as a pretty, comical and slightly devilish TV personality, appearing regularly on New York<br /> morning news shows and the late-night gab-fest <em>Red Eye</em> on Fox News Channel. She pops up all over the dial, most recently on E! <br /> In late 2008, she performed stand up at Gotham Comedy Club and won the title “New York’s Funniest Reporter.”<br /> Since January 2011, she has been Adam Carolla’s news girl and cohost and in early 2012, Alison’s launched her own podcast, “Alison Rosen is Your New Best Friend,” to which her massive fanbase quickly followed. <br /> Alison currently resides in Los Angeles and always gets lost, even though she has GPS.

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