Carly Aplin is a journalist and entertainment personality. She has been a producer, writer and host at The CWCW23 since 2011. She can be seen throughout Minnesota covering fashion, entertainment and celebrity interviews. While attaining a B.A. in communications and a minor in political science at Gustavus Adolphus College, she landed an internship at KEYC-TV covering news and sports.
Carly began her professional career in 2007 as a reporter and anchor for KEYC-TV in Mankato, MN. In 2009, Carly moved to Los Angeles to pursue a degree in Product Development at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. During her studies she learned from top professionals in the field and developed a passion for fashion journalism.
Carly left LA for an opportunity to tie all of her talents together as an on-air host at The CW Twin Cities. She co-hosts a segment called ‘C-What's Now' and has been seen aside national hosts including, Mario Lopez, Brooke Anderson, and Kevin Fraizer.
Most recently, Carly has taken her talents to the world of radio where she's had the opportunity to guest host on FM 100.3 KFAN's Sludge and Lake Show, 93X Radio FM's Morning Show, and 101.3 FM's KDWB, Dave Ryan in the Morning Show.
In addition to television and radio, Carly is committed to supporting local non-profit organizations. She volunteers as an ambassador for the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women movement. Her passion for women's heart health inspired her to create Minnesota's first-ever Red Dress Collection, she now serves as Director of MNfashion's Red Dress Collection: a one-of-a-kind runway show where 15 Twin Cities designers dress 15 local celebrity women in custom red dresses to raise money for women's heart health.
When she's not spending time with her family, Carly is obsessing over fashion, celebrity culture, and food.
Q&A with Carly
What song best describes your work ethic? "Takin' Care Of Business"--Bachman Turner Overdrive
What do you think about when you are alone in your car? My next meal...
Pick two celebrities to be your parents. Former President Bill Clinton & Former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton
Which CW Cast would you join? The Vampire Diaries
Favorite sports team(s)? Twins, Vikings, Wild
What's your proudest moment? Becoming a mother to my beautiful Sophia
3 foods you couldn't live without? The 3 B's: butternut squash, bread, bacon