Mona B Riise

Journalist

Mona B Riise was employed by NRK (The public broadcaster, Norwegian broadcasting corporation) for eight years as a radio and TV host before she moved to California and worked as a freelance journalist for five years and then moved back to Norway.

In the United States, she covered pop culture mainly for NRK, but has also written for newspapers and magazines. Mona has interviewed actors, directors and scriptwriters like Bryan Cranston, Johnny Depp, Cate Blanchett, Quentin Tarantino, Brad Pitt, Matthew Weiner, Christian Bale, Jennifer Lawrence, Judd Apatow, Kathryn Bigelow and many more. Five seasons she has been a judge in NRK's music entertainment show Stjernekamp. Two times she has hosted the Norwegian Grammys Spellemannprisen and she is currently hosting the TV series Blond! at NRK.