Singapore. She also covered college football as co-host of ESPN Road Trip, which spotlighted some of the best revelries and rivalries surrounding the big game.
Kristen began her broadcasting career in her hometown of St. Paul, Minnesota as a reporter for the NBC affiliate, KARE 11. When she’s not busy asking questions, she loves binge-watching Netflix, sweating up a storm at Pilates, finding fun DIY projects, and hanging out with her husband and two dogs in Los Angeles.
Kristen Aldridge has worked all over the world as host, anchor, reporter, journalist, producer and content creator. With years of experience in live TV covering a wide variety of genres such as news, business, entertainment, lifestyle,
sports and social media, Kristen has been awarded an Emmy, a Davey, and five Tellys. She’s also covered just about every star-studded event, including the Golden Globes, the Grammys, the Emmys and the Oscars, where she had the honor of
being co-host for the national red carpet pre-show on ABC.
Currently, Kristen is the creator, director, producer and host of Project Luminary, a new original series in partnership with Entrepreneur and Facebook Watch that explores the power of the human spirit and what it takes to achieve the extraordinary. Featuring candid interviews with pioneering entrepreneurs, founders, visionaries, changemakers, and innovators, each episode embarks on a narrative journey filled with tribulations, triumph, setbacks, and success.
With a passion for capturing compelling stories, she has interviewed some of the world’s most iconic and influential individuals including Richard Branson, Julia Hartz, Marissa Mayer, Serena Williams, Barbara Walters, Ryan Gosling, Cindy Crawford, Justin Timberlake and Sir Anthony Hopkins, to name a few.
Prior to The Daily Buzz, Kristen was the wildly popular, longtime host of Yahoo!’s omg! NOW, garnering over 700 million streams to date as the most-watched original web series online. Other credits include correspondent to The Insider on CBS, host of the Ram Country Report for Yahoo! Music, anchor for multiple live specials on AXS TV as well as contributor to SHAPE Magazine.
Kristen’s experience spans beyond covering social media, news and entertainment. As anchor of All Access Hour Live for the WTA, she traveled around the world interviewing top pro tennis players at prestigious tournaments like Wimbledon and the WTA Finals in
Previously, Kristen was the social media reporter for ABC in Los Angeles. While there, Kristen pitched, wrote, produced and presented an inside look at the top trending stories people couldn’t get enough of online. She was also anchor, writer, and producer for the nationally syndicated morning TV series, The Daily Buzz, where she covered the biggest news stories impacting communities, the country, and the world at large.