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Emmy-award winning television host and lifestyle expert Marisa Brahney has been lighting up TV screens across the country for more than 15 years.

From appearing as a lifestyle contributor sharing her favorite finds on ABC, FOX, Cheddar and more, to selling out her Cuisinart kitchen must-haves on QVC as the brand’s national ambassador, Marisa connects to viewers in an authentic, dynamic way that resonates and engages.

A former news anchor and born storyteller with the gift of gab, Marisa has spent much of her career building creative, must-see TV on channels like NBC and News 12 New Jersey.


Marisa Brahney on air


From covering hurricanes and wildfires, to walking viewers through some of our time’s biggest breaking stories, to building fun, lively feature series — Marisa’s work has turned heads and garnered millions of followers. Now as a lifestyle expert, passionate home cook and busy mom, Marisa loves sharing her favorite kitchen tips, product finds and helpful mom hacks in her own fun, relatable way.

In addition to regularly appearing on TV nationally and regionally, Marisa is also a digital contributor and video host for NJMOM, where she leads meaningful discussions about the challenges of motherhood and highlights mompreneurs, businesses and events to a community of thousands.



Speaking of #momlife — Marisa is a proud mom to sons Kennedy and Ashton and daughter Lila. Having also lost her first daughter Charlotte to birth complications in 2014, Marisa is a passionate advocate for pregnancy and infant loss awareness initiatives that support families who’ve lost babies. Marisa and her husband are loving the beautiful craziness of life with three little ones under five and feel very blessed to be parents to their sweet babes!



“Working with Marisa has been a wonderful experience. She is an incredible talent, a gifted writer and a supportive colleague. I’ve been so honored to work with her…and so blessed to call her a friend.”

 Ivy Charmatz
News 12 New Jersey Executive Producer