Name Julia Allison
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|Born February 28, 1981 (age 34) (1981-02-28) Wilmette, Illinois|
Notable credit(s) CNN, BRAVO, Star, Time Out New York; CNN, Fox Business, Fox News, MSNBC
Education Georgetown University (2004)
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Julia Allison (born February 28, 1981) is a former journalist, television commentator, public speaker and BRAVO star.
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- Early life
- Personal life
- Writing and media appearances
She has appeared as a guest commentator on television networks such as CNN, MSNBC, Fox, Fox News, NBC, Headline News, ABC and MTV, and co-hosted NBC's New York Nonstop lifestyle show TMI Weekly. She co-starred on the Bravo reality show Miss Advised.
Upon graduating from college, she moved to New York and began working as a columnist for amNewYork, after which she became editor-at-large for Star magazine. In 2007, she went on to join Time Out New York as a columnist, a position held until Summer 2009. She then became a nationally syndicated technology columnist with Tribune Media Services and had a series of columns on ELLE. Her writing has been featured in newspapers and magazines including The New York Times, New York Magazine, The Guardian UK and Cosmopolitan.
She appeared on the July 2008 cover of WIRED magazine and the February 2008 cover of Time Out New York. Her work includes speaking engagements on new media and marketing, as well as assisting various companies such as Sony as brand spokesperson.
Julia went to high school at New Trier High School. Julia received a bachelor's degree in Government from Georgetown University in 2004. During college, she wrote a dating column for the campus newspaper, The Hoya. During her studies she worked as a legislative correspondent for Illinois Republican congressman Mark Kirk in the 107th Congress, later, during the 2004 election, contributing political commentary for Comcast TV.
An Indiana University and Georgetown University alumna, Allison is originally from Wilmette, a northern suburb of Chicago. She is the daughter of Robin and Peter Baugher (president of the Chicago International Dispute Resolution Assn. (CIDRA))
Writing and media appearances
In addition to her two-year employment (2007–2009) as a Time Out New York columnist, she had a monthly column in COED magazine and has written for a variety of publications, including Cosmopolitan, Maxim, New York, Teen Vogue, Men's Health, Seventeen, and Capitol File. She also did party coverage for the Huffington Post.
Allison's public speaking appearances deal with new media and marketing, and engagements include Digital Life Design (DLD) conferences in Munich, Germany, at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and, in fall 2009 at Wharton business school on female entrepreneurs. In addition, she has worked with various brands, including as a spokesperson for Sony until early 2010.
As a television pundit, Allison has made occasional appearances on Fox Business's Happy Hour and Fox News' Red Eye show, regular appearances as a commentator on Fox News segments, CNN's Reliable Sources, and Headline News' Showbiz Tonight and Glenn Beck news-commentary show. Other appearances include E!, MSNBC's Scarborough Country; Montel Williams, NY Residential, and the Wendy Williams show, MTV's It's On with Alexa Chung. Locally, media appearances include New York City's Fox 5, and Sirius radio. She co-hosted NBC New York Nonstop's TMI Weekly, which is jointly owned by Next New Networks. Allison was also pictured by renowned photographer Platon on Wired magazine's cover in August 2008. According to CBS News, Julia through the use of attorneys, has been quite effective at rewriting her history and rebranding herself by having websites removed or taken down.