As local host of Morning Edition, Lisa anchors local news from Chicago on NPR’s morning news program.
Lisa joined the staff of WBEZ in January 1999. Lisa previously worked as a reporter and host of Morning Edition for WUWM Milwaukee Public Radio. She was part of a team of reporters that earned several awards for three series of reports that focused on aging, schools and people working non-conventional jobs in Milwaukee. The series was honored by the Associated Press, the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association, the Milwaukee Press Club and the Northwest Broadcasting News Association.
Lisa also was a staff reporter and host of Morning Edition and All Things Considered at WGLT in Normal, Illinois, and has been a reporter for the Great Lakes Radio Consortium.
Lisa has a B.S. in English and Liberal Arts from Illinois State University. Originally from west suburban Clarendon Hills, Lisa resides in Oak Park with her husband, Christopher and their daughter.