Ashlan Gorse Cousteau
Travel Channel’s, Caribbean Pirate Gold
Veteran journalist & adventurer Ashlan Gorse Cousteau travels the world in search of stories that entertain and inspire.
Ashlan is the cohost of Travel Channel’s newest series, Caribbean Pirate Gold. She, along with her husband Philippe Cousteau, dive into the history and lure of maritime mysteries. Her documentary, Nuclear Sharks, filmed for Discovery Channel's Shark Week premiered as the #1 rated show across all cable programming. The Cousteaus traveled to the Marshall Islands, leading an expedition to film, tag and investigate the mystical grey reef sharks who survived against all odds in the fall out of one of the world’s largest nuclear testing grounds.
For over a decade, Ashlan worked as a correspondent for Emmy award winning entertainment shows E! News and Entertainment Tonight.
Cousteau’s endeavors go beyond the small screen. In January of 2017, she traveled to Antarctica to be a headlining speaker at TedxScottBase. At the request of the United Nations, Ashlan served as host for the United Nations’ convention in Quito, Ecuador. She was selected by former Vice-President Al Gore to be the opening anchor for his international live broadcast of 24Hours of Reality and she has presented to the Society of Environmental Journalists.
Ashlan graduated from the prestigious School of Journalism at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She and Philippe live in Los Angeles with their rescued Siberian Husky, Kenai.