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Alison Stewart is the host of Travel Channel's reality series "Follow Your Past."

Alison Stewart is also the co-anchor of PBS's TV and web newsmagazine "Need to Know." She has reported and anchored for ABC News, CBS News, NPR, NBC News, MSNBC and MTV News, where she won a Peabody for her work covering the Presidential Elections in 1992.

Prior to joining "Need to Know," Stewart was the founding host of NPR's breakthrough multiplatform news program, "The Bryant Park Project," the first public radio news program to seamlessly incorporate audio, video and social media. She also guest hosted the network's flagship programs "Weekend Edition" and "Talk of the Nation."

While at MSNBC from 2003 to 2009 Stewart created and hosted the show "The Most," a news program based on the most popular news on the web. She also anchored major news events from Hurricane Katrina to the Hezbollah/Israel conflict; reported live from the 2006 Olympics in Torino, Italy; and contributed to "NBC Nightly News," "The Today Show" and "Weekend Today." She was also the substitute host for "Countdown" and "The Rachel Maddow Show."

Stewart served as anchor for ABC News' "World News Now" from 2000 to 2002, reporting live from the World Trade Center on 9/11 and receiving an Emmy as part of ABC News' coverage of the terrorist attacks. She also served as a contributor to "20/20 Downtown" and "Good Morning America." Before working for ABC News, Stewart was a correspondent for CBS News' "Sunday Morning" and "48 Hours" where she reported from Cuba and Africa.

Over the years, Stewart has reported from the floor of six presidential conventions. Interview highlights of her career include Mick Jagger, Annette Benning, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, David Bowie, author Judy Blume, Secretary of Health and Human Services Donna Shalala, House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Steven Spielberg and U.S. Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher.

In 2009, Stewart was named one of "The Root 100," recognizing emerging and established African-American leaders.

Stewart graduated from Brown University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and American literature. She's been active in various charities, including Dress for Success and Lighthouse, which performs reading services for the visually impaired. She lives in New York City and Woodstock, N.Y., with her husband, Bill Wolff, and their son Isaac.


How old is Alison Stewart? Where does Alison Stewart live? Find out here.

Age: 50 years old
Birthday: July 4, 1966
Birthplace: Glen Ridge, NJ
Current Residence: Woodstock, NY

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