Siblings Alexander Zaitsev
TV shows The Alyona Show
Name Alyona Minkovski
|Full Name Alyona Leonidovna Minkovski|
Born 30 January 1986 (age 37) (1986-01-30) Moscow, Soviet Union
Alma mater University of California, Santa Cruz
Education University of California, Santa Cruz
Parents Irina Rodnina, Leonid Minkovski
Grandparents Konstantin Rodnin, Yulia Rodnina
Similar People Irina Rodnina, Alexander Gennadiyevich Zaitsev, Lauren Lyster, Alena Shishkova
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Alyona Leonidovna Minkovski (Russian: Алёна Леонидовна Миньковская, born 30 January 1986) is a television correspondent and presenter. She was the host of The Alyona Show on the Russia Today (RT) international news network from October 2009 until the final edition of the program aired on July 30, 2012. She currently hosts news shows on HuffPost Live, The Huffington Post's video network.
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- Early life
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Born in Moscow, Minkovski was raised in California. She is a daughter of the United Russia politician and figure skater Irina Rodnina and entrepreneur Leonid Minkovski, from a Russian Jewish family. When she was 4, she immigrated to the US with her family, who ultimately settled in Lake Arrowhead, California. She graduated with a B.A degree in political science from the University of California, Santa Cruz.
After graduation, she worked for RT in its Washington, DC studios as an intern. As a producer in December 2008, she was given an on-air assignment during the January 2009 first inauguration of Barack Obama.
After doing a second pilot show, she was tapped to become host of RT's first live show, which premiered in October, 2009.
Minkovski was one of the first journalists to speak with Julian Assange, interviewing him about the July 12, 2007 Baghdad airstrike controversy. She has supported WikiLeaks and given airtime to hackers who allegedly attacked both American and non-American companies, in retaliation for banks that refused to work with WikiLeaks.
On 15 July 2011, Minkovski was interviewed for an hour by Brian Lamb on the C-SPAN Sunday evening Q&A show. She describes her political views as liberal.
In 2011, Forbes named her one of the 30 most influential media personalities less than 30.
Minkovski joined the Huffington Post's new video network, HuffPost Live, based in Los Angeles and launched August 13, as a host/producer. In July 2013, she was a guest host on The Young Turks show.