Annie Challis was born and raised in England after graduating she started and internship at Radio Luxembourg in London and quickly was asked to join Capital Radio in London where she presented and produced radio programs.
Annie moved to Los Angeles in 1990 to join Rod Stewart’s management team. She became president of the company and also handled the day-to-day management of other artists including The Bangles and Patti Smyth.
Annie left the hectic rock-and-roll life in 2005 to pursue her other interests including publishing and writing.
She lives in Beverly Hills, CA.
Ellen K was born in San Francisco, the youngest of six children, who all moved when their rocket engineer father was offered a high-ranking position at Purdue University.
After graduating high school Ellen landed an internship at a local radio station, which lead to her earning a major in Radio/TV/Film from Purdue and changed her life forever. She became hooked on radio that took her to on-air jobs in San Diego, San Francisco and finally Los Angeles, the #1 radio market in the world.
Ellen landed a job as sidekick to Rick Dees and now continues to enjoy the same morning show with Ryan Seacrest in the widely popular and #1 rated KIIS-FM morning program.
She also enjoys success in television as a music and entertainment expert. Her blog EllenK.com gives the latest insight on hollywood news and celebrity gossip.
Ellen is married to Roy and they have a son Calvin and all live in the Hollywood Hills, CA.
Robert Kovacik was born and raised in the suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio and graduated with honors from both Brown University and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
He went on to become the youngest television anchor in New York City for five years. He then relocated to the West Coast becoming an anchor and reporter for KCOP-TV, earning multiple Emmy nominations and awards.
Robert was then named the U.S. West Coast correspondent and anchor with the National Geographic Channel, airing around the world.
Robert joined NBC Los Angeles in 2004 and was the lead morning reporter for “Today in LA” and appeared throughout the day on NBC and MSNBC newscasts. August 2010 saw him move to the coveted evening anchor slot on NBC, and he continues to be recognized with industry accolades, including Golden Mikes in 2007 and 2008.
Robert lives in the Hollywood Hills with his rescue dogs Hayworth and Hudson.
Travis Garrett was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and attended The Pennsylvania State University. During his tenure at Penn State, he was a varsity baseball player and graduated from the School of Arts & Architecture with a focus on design and marketing. Upon graduation, Travis became the lead Graphic Designer at the world’s #1 ladder company, Werner Co. He implemented a complete packaging redesign campaign for their high end products.
Travis left Werner Co. and moved to Los Angeles, CA to further his design career.
He is head of Web Development at UCLA’s School of Public Health and also maintains a vast client base. His work was recently featured on Daily Candy and garnered the attention of many industry veterans.
Travis now resides in Hollywood, CA.
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Sara Norman lives near London and has worked in PR for the travel and leisure business for nearly 16 years, specialising in the luxury market. Sar’s clients have included Raymond Blanc and his Two Star Michelin Star restaurant and hotel Le Manoir aux Qua’Saisons in Oxfordshire, CK Verbier, The Luxury Chalet Collection, Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts and Rural Retreats.
Always looking for the perfect designer bag or beautiful watch, Sara keeps a close eye on the latest pieces or limited editions!
Sara visits the USA several times a year to see family and friends with her husband and two young children.
Terri Semper hails from Brookline, Massachusetts, the youngest of six children. After studying theatre at USC and a brief, fruitless and fun-filled acting “career” in Hollywood. Terri moved into the music industry, working with Rod Stewart’s management team, GRP/Impulse/Blue Thumb Records, and
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Terri is currently in New York City, combining her love for music and technology at CNS Interactive Music Group, who own and/or power Lastfm, CBSRadio.com. music.AOL.com, new.music.yahoo.com, thestreetdate.com, Radio.com and Mp3.com, and are the creators of the “Live on Letterman” web series, on CBS.com
Lisa Alden graduated from USC’s film school with a major in screenwriting. After spending more than a decade working as a feature film executive, developing projects for producers and studios, she decided to return to her original goal of writing and landed a job on HBO’s hit series “Entourage”. After three years with the show she moved on to be a writer with the HBO series “Lipstick Jungle”. Lisa is now developing several projects.