3 National Journalism Nominations! We Said Go Travel News Nov 2019

 

November News 2019 with We Said Go Travel:

Happy Thanksgiving! I am a grateful 3x National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards Finalist! The NAEJ Awards are for Journalistic Excellence, Career Achievement and Contributions to Society!

Thank you to the Los Angeles Press Club, Ms. Magazine, Wharton Magazine and KTLA TV! I will be at the Biltmore Hotel on Sunday December 1 for the awards ceremony.

MY NAEJ NOMINATIONS

In the category C1b. Business, Music/Tech/Art: My Wharton Magazine article: Four Female Founders Share Their Origin Stories

In the Category H2a. Soft News: My Ms. Magazine article: Polar Bears Can’t Vote So You Have To

In the Category F6a. Soft News Feature – Under 5 Minutes—Film/TVKTLA TV Oscars Countdown to Gold with Lisa Niver

Several people asked me about my South Pacific travels and where is Vanuatu….

Credit: Google Maps/Christopher Woody

Learn more about our journey in Vanuatu:
Watch my 38 videos: Click here
Part One: Will You #AnswerTheCall? Tok Tok Vanuatu 2019
Part Two: Will you visit Tanna, Vanuatu with me? #AnswerTheCall

Part Three: Want To Dive Deep With Me In Vanuatu? Meet Me In Santo #AnswerTheCall
Part Four: What To Do and Where To Stay in Santo, Vanuatu #AnswerTheCall

Tanna Volcano PANO Vanuatu

Read about Vanuatu in The Jewish Journal: Part One, Two, Three, Four and in print on page 26 of the Nov 1, 2019 issue.

Port Olry Vanuatu Pano

My beloved friend, mentor and teacher, Joannie Parker, died in October. I really appreciate all of the support I have received from my community, family and friends.

Joannie Parker and Lisa Niver in 2009

Thank you for reminding me “Hope is being able to see there is light despite all of the darkness.” Desmond Tutu

WHERE CAN YOU FIND MY TRAVEL VIDEOS?

Here is the link to my video channel on YouTube where I have over one million views on YouTube! (Exact count: 1,095,421 views)

Thank you for your support! Are you one of my 2500 subscribers? I hope you will join me and subscribe!

For more We Said Go Travel articles, TV segments, videos and social media: CLICK HERE

My fortune cookies said:

Don’t be discouraged because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.

and

“A mile walked with a friend contains only a hundred steps.”

Thank you for your all of your support. Lisa

Find me on social media: InstagramFacebookTwitterPinterestYouTube, and at LisaNiver.com. My social media following is now over 160,000 and I am verified on Twitter.

Sunset in Santa Monica by Lisa Niver Sept 11 2019

Lisa Ellen Niver

Lisa Ellen Niver is an award-winning travel expert who has explored 101 countries and six continents. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, she worked on cruise ships for seven years and backpacked for three years in Asia. She is the founder of the website WeSaidGoTravel which is read in 235 countries and was named #3 on Rise Global’s top 1,000 Travel Blogs. With more than 150,000 followers across social media, she has hosted Facebook Live for USA Today 10best, is verified on Twitter and listed on IMDb, and is the Social Media Manager for the Los Angeles Press Club. You can find Lisa Niver talking travel on broadcast television at KTLA TV Los Angeles, Satellite Media Tours, The Jet Set TV and Orbitz travel webisodes as well as her YouTube channel, where her WeSaidGoTravel videos have over 1.5 million views. After three months on TikTok, Instagram Reels, Facebook Reels and YouTube Shorts, she had over 500,000 (1/2 million) views. As a journalist, Niver has interviewed Deepak Chopra, Olympic medalists, and numerous bestselling authors and been invited to both the Oscars and the United Nations. She has been a judge for the Gracie Awards for the Alliance of Women in Media, and has run 15 travel competitions on her website, publishing over 2,500 writers and photographers from 75 countries. For her print and digital stories as well as her television segments, she has been awarded three Southern California Journalism Awards and two National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards.   Niver has published more than 2000 articles, in more than three dozen magazines and journals including National Geographic, Wired, Teen Vogue, HuffPost Personal, POPSUGAR, Ms. Magazine, Luxury Magazine, Smithsonian, Sierra Club, Saturday Evening Post, AARP, AAA Explorer Magazine, American Airways, Delta Sky, enRoute (Air Canada), Hemispheres, Jewish Journal, Myanmar Times, BuzzFeed, Robb Report, Scuba Diver Life, Ski Utah, Trivago, Undomesticated, USA Today, TODAY, Wharton Magazine, and Yahoo. Awards National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards 2021 Winner: Book Critic: Ms. Magazine “Untamed: Brave Means Living From the Inside Out” 2019 Winner: Soft News Feature for Film/TV: KTLA TV “Oscars Countdown to Gold with Lisa Niver” 2019 Finalist for: Soft News, Business/Music/Tech/Art Southern California Journalism Awards 2021 Winner: Technology Reporting 2021 Finalist: Book Criticism 2020 Winner: Print Magazine Feature: Hemispheres Magazine, “Painter by the Numbers, Rembrandt” 2020 Finalist: Online Journalist of the Year, Activism Journalism, Educational Reporting, Broadcast Lifestyle Feature 2019 Finalist: Broadcast Television Lifestyle Segment for “Ogden Ski Getaway” 2018 Finalist: Science/Technology Reporting, Travel Reporting, Personality Profile 2017 Winner: Print Column “A Journey to Freedom over Three Passovers”

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