Allison McNamara is a dynamic and relatable on-camera host, journalist, style blogger and producer based in Los Angeles.
Allison has a decade of experience in the digital hosting and producing space. She currently hosts and produces beauty and style videos for Refinery29, one of the leading digital lifestyle publications, in addition to creating content for her own personal style blog, www.allisonmcnamara.com.
Previously, Allison was a staple at POPSUGAR, where she developed, hosted and produced over 2,500 entertainment and style videos. Additionally, she co-hosted POPSUGAR Now with Shenae Grimes-Beech, a daily, cable, entertainment news show. Prior to POPSUGAR, Allison hosted a series for Who What Wear called, “Real Girls, Real Style.”
There isn’t another host or blogger who has served as the face of 3 different digital powerhouses!
Allison has a wealth of TV experience as well. She recently co-hosted ABC’s LIVE “On the Red Carpet at the 2016 Oscars,” appeared on the TODAY Show, FabLife, KTLA, KNBC, the Hallmark Channel and more. She also was the star and host of fyi Network’s style competition series, Midnight Style. Additionally, she co-hosted ABC’s Emmy-Nominated Oscar pre-show in 2013, “Backstage Pass,” and has appeared on Dick Clark’s live awards pre-shows.
In the brand space – Allison has partnered with OPI, Elf Cosmetics, Jurlique, NuFace, Ormana, Style Lab, Garnier, and L’Oreal. With a penchant for unique, unexpected outfits, and 10 years of professional TV hosting and producing under her belt, Allison approaches style with a distinctive POV, allowing her to stand out from the sea of style bloggers.