I am a 2021 Southern California Journalism Awards Finalist!

 

Thank you Los Angeles Press Club and Southern California Journalism Awards! I am honored to be a 2x finalist.

2021 Finalist: Southern California Journalism Awards

B6. TECHNOLOGY REPORTING

* Lisa Niver, Thrive Global, “Is Talking Through Technology Making You More Human? With Rana el Kaliouby”

* Michelle Boston, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, “Remember Me”
* Matthew Leising, Bloomberg Businessweek, “My Trip Down the Crypto Rabbit Hole in Search of the DAO Hacker”
* Alena Maschke, Long Beach Post, “Lies, Manipulations, Impersonations: ‘Dirty Tricks’ on Social Media Descend on Local Politics”
* Alex Weprin, The Hollywood Reporter, “NBCUniversal Quietly Sold $500 Million Stake in Snapchat”

B18B. BOOK CRITICISM

* Lisa Niver, Thrive Global, “‘Searching for Answers, “Finding My Father” with Deborah Tannen’, ‘Escape into Fiction This Fall: 12 Books to Fall in Love With’, ‘Coping with COVID through Groundhog Day, Total Meditation and Badass Habits'”

* Erik Himmelsbach-Weinstein, Los Angeles Times, “How L.A.’s ’60s Movements Fought for Justice — and Sometimes Even Achieved It”
* M.G. Lord, Los Angeles Review of Books, “The Deafening Choir of Oncoming Fate: On Jan Eliasberg’s ‘Hannah’s War'”
* Tom Teicholz, Los Angeles Review of Books, “Israel’s Holden Caulfield”
* Natasha Hakimi Zapata, Los Angeles Review of Books, “Antidotes to Brexit, COVID-19, and Other Afflictions in Ali Smith’s Seasonal Quartet”

Lisa Niver has won many awards! From 2017 to 2021, in the Southern California Journalism Awards and National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards, she has won four times and been a finalist seventeen times for a variety of broadcast, print and digital categories. 

2021: National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards Winner for Book Critic See all of Lisa’s book reviews here.

2020: Southern California Journalism Awards Winner: Print Magazine Feature: Hemispheres Magazine for United Airlines, “Painter by the Numbers, Rembrandt” Finalist for: Online Journalist of the Year, Activism Journalism, Educational Reporting, Broadcast Lifestyle Feature

2020: Southern California Journalism awards 5x Finalist: Online Journalist of the Year, Activism Journalism, Educational Reporting, Print Magazine Feature, Broadcast Lifestyle Feature

2019: National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards Winner: Soft News Feature for Film/TV: KTLA TV Oscars Countdown to Gold with Lisa Niver and Finalist for: Soft News, Business/Music/Tech/Art

2019 Southern California Journalism Awards  Finalist: Broadcast Television Lifestyle Segment: Ogden Ski Getaway

2018: Southern California Journalism Awards Finalist: Science/Technology Reporting, Travel Reporting, Personality Profile

2017: Southern California Journalism Awards  Winner: Print Column “A journey to freedom over three Passovers” Finalist for: Travel Reporting.

More of my Awards? CLICK HERE!

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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