Ashlan Gorse Cousteau

Expedition Team

Veteran entertainment journalist and adventure seeker Ashlan Gorse Cousteau has traveled the world to interview today’s biggest celebrities and cover a broad range of events and experiences from diving with great white sharks to working with youth saving the environment.  

Most recently, Ashlan joined husband Philippe Cousteau, Jr. as a team member of EarthEcho Expedition: Into the Dead Zone, an innovative new initiative designed to bring science education alive for 21st century learners.  Previously, she appeared on E! Entertainment as a lead correspondent for the network’s top-rated daily newsmagazine, “E! News.”  In this role, she covered everything from breaking news and celebrity exclusives to award shows and premieres. Ashlan has extensive production experience as well having worked behind the scenes at broadcast giant NBC on high-profile shows including “The Today Show,” “Saturday Night Live,” “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”, and “Access Hollywood.” 

Gorse Cousteau also served as West Coast Editor at Large with Life & Style Weekly. Specializing in pop culture and celebrity news, she became one of the Nation’s most sought after entertainment experts and on-air commentators. She regularly appeared on outlets such as NBC, CNN, CBS, The TV Guide Network, and Fox News and was a frequent guest on shows like “The Today Show,” “The Insider,” “The Early Show,” and more.

Ashlan’s endeavors go far beyond the small screen.  She is a major supporter of the Starlight Children’s Foundation, hosted the 2012 Inspiration Awards benefitting Susan G. Komen, hosted the 2012 Fashion for Paws Event to raise money for the Washington Humane Society, and was the Grand Marshal of the 2012 K9K Pet Cancer Awareness Walk.  Gorse Cousteau has also worked with the Environmental Media Association, actively supports the ASPCA, and has put her modeling skills to good use through walking in shows for The Race to Erase MS and the Susan G. Komen / Diane Von Furstenberg Fashion for a Cure Show.

Ashlan earned a BA in Broadcast Journalism and a Minor in Music from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s prestigious School of Journalism.  Ashlan and Philippe currently reside in West Hollywood.