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Alene Dawson

Writer & Journalist




Glamping Tips by Alene Dawson for the Lo
Why Gratitude Is Good by Alene Dawson fo
Tap Into Your Well Of Creativity by Alen

Why Gratitude Is Good

Los Angeles Times


Glamping Tips: Ideas For 'Roughing It' In Style

Los Angeles Times


Tap Your Well Of Creativity

Los Angeles Times

Q & A: Richard Branson

Town & Country Magazine


Q & A: Deepak Chopra

Coast Magazine


Q & A: David Lynch

Los Angeles Times


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Q & A: Zendaya

Los Angeles Times




Glamour Magazine - Counter Intuitive -  Alene Dawson's Interviews with  Keri Hilson, Gold Medal Olym
Marie Claire Eva Mendes March Cover - Anti-Aging Time Management by Alene Dawson
Cover Thumbnail Bridesmaids Revisited for Town & Country by Alene Dawson- Etiquette, Dating, Relatio
My Ex's Wedding by Alene Dawson
Los Angeles Times Cover - Gen X Women Young For Their Age by Alene Dawson
 Town & Country Cents and Sensibility A Prenup Primer by Alene Dawson
The Nest Cover - Salsa Lessons by Alene Dawson
Essence  magazine - Love Addicts by Alene Dawson
Romancing the Globe by Alene Dawson for Town & Country - Luxury Travel
Essence magazine Diary of a Serial Dater Cover by Alene Dawson
No Downturn For Old Money Monaco by Alene Dawson
The Hollywood Reporter Diamonds in the Movies by Alene Dawson
Fall Beauty Trends by Alene Dawson - cover - media_0
Fodor's by Alene Dawson for the LA Times
Town & Country Seven Seas Japan Cover
CNN Living - What is Beautiful by Alene Dawson for the LA Times -
Linda Rodin interview by Alene Dawson for the Los Angeles Times
Edgy, '90s Makeup by Alene Dawson for the LA Times
Embrace Your Curly Hair! Products To Help It Look Its Best by Alene Dawson for the LA Times
Olympic Cover for the Los Angeles Times by Alene Dawson
Sense of Spirit for the Los Angeles Times by Alene Dawson - media
Chalk it up to colorful hair by Alene Dawson for the Los Angeles Times
Feng Me Shui by Alene Dawson for Elle
Moby Maps His Road To Veganism by Alene Dawson for the Los Angeles Times
Tracee Ellis Ross for the Los Angeles Times by Alene Dawson
Valentine's Day stories - Los Angeles Times section cover - Alene Dawson
How To Handle A Workplace Bully by Alene Dawson for Essence Magazine
A winter wonderland right here in So Cal by Alene Dawson for the Los Angeles Times


























In The Press


     Alene Dawson is an accomplished writer, columnist, and journalist. She's written for award-winning publications, including the Los Angeles Times, where she's written more than 230 features, cover stories, and section cover stories. Millions have read her work for the Los Angeles Times in an array of Tribune outlets across the United States and the globe. These include the Chicago Tribune and South Florida Sun Sentinel. Other outlets she's written for include Glamour, Elle, Marie Claire, In Style, Town & Country, Essence, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, The Nest, THR Luxury Travel Report, Elite Traveler, Fodor's Travel, CNN, MSN, Shondaland, and others.  Many with print circulations over one million up to those with over 25 million digital unique visitors per month globally.

       Dawson is known for her original and popular reporting. Her writing earns high social media numbers. This includes her Los Angeles Times feature "The key to a happy life? Gratitude that goes beyond Thanksgiving" as well as "Gen X is balanced and happy” and "What is beauty and who has it?" for Whether she’s reporting on groups trying to scrub exfoliating microbeads from store shelves, writing about Generation Z, when it's time to clock out on technology, how to tap into your creativityGlampingor interviewing modern icons including Richard Branson, Deepak Chopra, David Lynch, Misty Copeland, Tracee Ellis Ross, Jennifer Aniston, Zendaya, Maria SharapovaMoby, and many others, she is counted on to deliver intelligent, information-driven features and cover stories. Stories, that no matter if they’re exuberant or serious, respect and are relatable to readers.


     Dawson is a lifestyle expert covering social science, culture, wellness, beauty, health (she's written her own beauty & health column), luxury travel, style, and dating & relationships.

        She's interviewed Olympic gold medalists, world-renowned tastemakers, politicians, professors, and scientists bringing forth groundbreaking discoveries and inventions. She also covers entertainment and has interviewed Oscar and Emmy Award-winning and nominated actors, directors, producers, writers, choreographers, production designers, and Grammy Award-winning and nominated musicians. 

     Her personal stories and essays have been published in magazines with circulations of more than a million. She's also delved into the world of television and multimedia writing. She believes everyone has an interesting story to tell and fuses her on-camera, new media, and print expertise to bring to life the big and small moments in life. She's a passionate, curious, unique, and proven writer. Her mission is to help make the world a better place through writing.

     For select Los Angeles Times features, click here: The Los Angeles Times or read archived stories. More on-camera information on IMDB.

     Feel Gorgeous. Live Beautifully.





Alene on KTLA Los Angeles discussing her Los Angeles Times article "Liking Yourself Just The Way You Are"


Listen here to Alene on NPR discussing her Los Angeles Times articles and more.


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Alene has appeared on and written for the big and small screen. 


With a passion for Shakespeare, Alene studied British Classical Theatre at the University of Oxford in England and went on to work with modern day Oscar, Emmy, and Tony-nominated wordsmiths. 


She's worked on Broadway, off-Broadway and in major theaters across the country. Roles include several Shakespearean favorites such as Hero, Titania, Ophelia, Juliet, and others. She was Estrella in the original production of Oscar-nominated Jose Rivera's adaptation of Sueno, Annarose in the original production of Fire's Daughters directed by Emmy and Tony-nominated writer Ntozake Shange and was also in the Atlantic Theatre's production of Edmund written by Pulitzer Prize-winning David Mamet and twice Belle/Lily in A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.


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