Aliza Rosen is the founder and president of AYR Media, a full-service production company focused on premium unscripted and documentary content, encompassing podcasts, television and film.
A veteran producer and development executive with expertise across all mediums, Rosen launched AYR in 2020. The company currently has a diverse slate of premium podcasts set with Audible and iHeart Media – more than five new shows launching in 2021 alone – with additional projects and IP in development for television/streaming and podcasting.
Rosen previously co-created and executive produced CBS’s The Case Of: Jon Benet Ramsey, which premiered in 2016 to record ratings; was a consulting producer on Oxygen’s documentary series Dirty John: The Dirty Truth; and also served as a consulting producer on E!’s For Real: The History of Reality TV, which debuted in 2021.
She spent seven years as executive vice president of development for Philadelphia-based S3 Productions, where she built the company’s slate from the ground up, developing series in myriad unscripted genres and selling to networks such as Discovery and A&E, among many others.
Prior to S3, Rosen co-founded New York-based Watercooler Productions, creating and executive producing unscripted content including truTV’s Suburban Secrets and MTV’s My Life (Translated). Before launching Watercooler, during her time as an executive producer for Banyan Productions, she sherparded 85 episodes of TLC hit A Dating Story, as well as syndicated series Design Invasion for 20th Century Fox and international sensation 48 Hour Wedding, which has sold in more than 40 territories around the world.
Rosen began her entertainment career producing news and documentary programming for CBS, VH1 and Oxygen. Her directorial debut and first feature film, the award-winning Latter Day Jew, premiered in 2019, screening at festivals across the country.
She resides in Los Angeles with her husband, daughter and goldendoodle.