Alice Brauner was born on January 12, 1966 in Berlin. The daughter of film producer Artur Brauner and his wife Maria, studied modern history, political science and Romance philology at the Freie Universität Berlin. After finishing her studies, Brauner started as a voluntarist at the left-liberal newspaper "Spandauer Volksblatt".
From then onwards, she was an editor for various publications. She also worked as a referent for "Survivors of the Shoa Visual History Foundation", a non-profit organization founded by Steven Spielberg, and conducted interviews with survivors of the Holocaust. Brauner began her doctorate degree program at the center for research on anti-Semitism and focused on "Tendencies towards anti-Democracy and anti-Semitism in the new right-wing party of Germany" at the Technische Universität Berlin.
In 1999, Alice Brauner became the host of the political debating series "Auf den Punkt Berlin" that airs on TV. Berlin. Also on TV.Berlin, she got her own weekly Talk-Show "Alice" on which she invited celebrity guests from political and socio-cultural backgrounds.
From 2001 to 2003, she had a new show on n-tv. In "Seite 17" ("Page 17"), she introduced politically motivated writers and their books.
Since 2007, Brauner is working as a film producer at the production company CCC Filmkunst GmbH that was founded by her father and she is the chief executive of CCC Television GmbH.