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Jill Simonian

The Womens Conference

How She Empowers Others

Jill Simonian hosts Travel Channel's new competition-based reality show, "America's Worst Driver" (debuting March 2010), but you can regularly find her talking about movies on television. She's interviewed hundreds of actors and directors as a Contributor for "Hollywood Dailies" on ReelzChannel (cable/satellite), has appeared as a commentator on CNN/Headline News' "Showbiz Tonight," and is a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association.

For KTLA-TV (Los Angeles), she was a Correspondent for “Live from the 81st Academy Awards” (2009) and Co-hosted "Sneaks", a quarterly movie guide in association with the Los Angeles Times (2008-09).
Other notable past achievements include singing the National Anthem at Los Angeles Lakers and Dodgers games, winning a UCLA Carol Burnett Musical Theatre Award, and serving as a motivational speaker for Southern California high schools with’s “Making It Count” program. She is also a former Miss Hollywood and Runner-up to Miss California (Miss America Pageant). 

Simonian is a cum laude graduate of UCLA's Communication Studies program and resides in Los Angeles.