Marisa Sullivan is a writer, journalist, actress, and breast cancer survivor from Los Angeles. Sullivan worked as a senior staffer for Us Weekly, breaking large-scale news stories by day and covering events like the Oscars, Golden Globes, and Grammys by night, flying around the world for media opportunities and openings. Sullivan has also worked with TMZVarietyHollywood Life, In Touch Weekly, and Life & Style Weekly.

The spunky Chicago native has appeared on various shows on E!, NBC, SHOWTIME, HBO, FOX, MTV and the REELZ channel, where she co-starred in the glamorous docu-series Mansion Hunters, and presented on Us Weekly’s Famous Feuds.

Now, Sullivan is spending more time with family after battling triple-negative breast cancer during the pandemic, writing for CELEB magazine, The List women’s lifestyle site, and for health sites like the Global Healthy Living Foundation, inspiring cancer fighters and survivors with her own intimate essays of hope during uncertain times. The New York Times and Reuters recently covered Sullivan’s spirited journey, and she is working on her first book.