Alli Joseph, member of the Shinnecock Indian Nation, is a writer, author, reporter and television and film producer. In her ten-year career, sheís worked for such notable media outlets as USA Networks, CBS News, TNT, Warner Bros. (Extra!), VH1 (Viacom), Cablevision, Newscorp, AOL and Time, Inc.
Alli attended the Bronx High School of Science, where she won a Westinghouse scholarship, and began her media career in the Internet industry in 1995 after she was graduated from Vassar College with a BA in psychology/sociology. Briefly pondering a life studying marine mammals, Alli was accepted into a prestigious biology-psychology masterís internship program at the University of Hawaii Manoa, whereupon she moved to Oahu for a time and talked to bottlenose dolphins. Alliís path was redirected when she became the online personality "Cyberbabe" for then-growing Internet service provider Prodigy, and developed a large virtual following by helping people with their relationships.
Since then, Alliís work has run the gamut from coverage of the 1996 Republican Primary and the 2000 Democratic National Convention, to Daytona Bike Week, Sundance and the Oscars. Her writing has appeared in George, Premiere, Maxim, Playboy, The New York Daily News, The Miami Herald, People Magazine, The New York Post, and many other magazines and newspapers.
Alli has consulted for large media companies, including Lifetime/ABC, Oxygen Media, and CBS, and maintains relationships with New Line Television, MTV/MTVi, AOL-Time Warner, Playboy, Al Roker Productions, Cablevision, WB television, and CBS New, recently curated the first-ever Native American section at the Hamptons International Film Festival.
Alli has organized venues for THE LAST PIECE, (a documentary she has been co-producing) at the American Museum of Natural History (in conjunction with the Smithsonian Museum of the American Indian), The Hamptons International Film Festival and the MET (Metropolitan Museum of Art).
2006-pres "The Noiz" - NBC Universal. Host/Producer. New York, NY. Host and produce a forthcoming studio-based interactive talk show for NBC's Digital Studios.
2001-2005 "Neighborhood Journal" - Cablevision/News12. Host/Senior Producer. New York, NY. Hosted, reported, wrote and line produced Neighborhood Journal, a magazine show. Subjects included community issues, sports teams, lifestyle segments, events and character profiles.
2005 "Get In" - Plum TV. Host/Producer/Creator/Writer. Hamptons, NY. Hosted and produced entertainment/lifestyle half-hour strip show for growing resort-market network in New York's famed Hamptons.
2004-2005 "What's Hot! What's Cool!" - Food Network. Host. New York, NY. Hosted half-hour national, primetime magazine show about food/entertaining.
2004 "Red Hot Red Carpet" - VH1/Viacom. Segment Producer. New York, NY. Segment produced half-hour, three-act entertainment show about celebrities on the red carpet. Shot in the field, conducted interviews, and outlined/blocked show.
2003 "Extra!" - Warner Brothers. Freelance Field Producer. New York, NY. Produced segments for top rated national daily entertainment show. Worked in the field with celebrity subjects on event-oriented stories, particularly red carpets.
2001-2002 "The Early Show" - CBS News. Contributor. New York, NY. Reported lifestyle/feature packages for The Early Show.
2000-2001 "Roughcut" - TNT/Turner Broadcasting. Correspondent. New York, NY. Was the East Coast entertainment/film reporter for TNT's Roughcut. Wrote twice-weekly "The Right Coast" column for TNT's film site, and covered all film festivals, junkets, and related events. Created interactive programming for roughcut.com and related interstitials.
1998-1999 "The Times" - WAMI-TV. Reporter/Writer/Producer. Miami, FL. Reported, wrote and produced stories for a sharp, irreverent magazine show at WAMI, a USA Networks property. Duties included reporting, writing, field producing, and research.