I am a Winner! We Said Go Travel News Sept 2020

 

Sept News 2020 with We Said Go Travel:

I was honored to win in the Southern California Journalism Awards for my print story in Hemispheres Magazine for United Airlines about Rembrandt!

G6. PRINT MAGAZINE FEATURE, Under 1,000 Words: Any feature.

I was a finalist for FIVE Southern California Journalism Awards!

Thank you to everyone who has supported me and to all of the outlets who published my work. Please click here for my print, digital and broadcast content which is nominated. Thank you to the Los Angeles Press Club for this opportunity to be recognized!

Happy New Year! Rosh Hashannah and Yom Kippur 5781!

During the month leading up to Rosh Hashannah and Yom Kippur, I think about what has happened in the year that is ending. As I have this chance to reflect on what went well and what I want in the new year, I set goals. During the pandemic, I have had to pivot and write more about books as I have not been traveling.

What will you focus on? Cantor Emma from Stephen Wise Temple asked us:

What are the things we want to let go of from this past year? Where were we successful, our best selves? Where did we fall short? Who do we want to reconnect with or make amends to? What have we learned from the unique challenges during this pandemic? What are our hopes, dreams and goals for 5781 (2020-2021)?

At this time of year we say: “G’mar Hatima Tova” which means may you be inscribed into the Book of Life with a good seal. It is not too late to change the decree, listen to the shofar and be called to attention, to worship, to community, to something new! What will you commit to?

Thank you to THRIVE GLOBAL for publishing my articles about books:

Due to COVID-19 pandemic, I have been in Los Angeles since March 9, 2020. That is 204 days. I have been focused on what can I do and have been publishing new voices on my site! Learn about these projects here.

During COVID19, I have been invited on many podcasts! You can listen to them on my new Podcast page.

Thank you to Collin Mitchell for inviting me on Sessions by Monster Chat

Thank you to Jordan Scheltgen from Cave Social for inviting me on Mind Your Marketing Podcast.

Enjoy my video of the waves at Santa Monica Beach. I filmed with my new LGV60ThinQ phone. I am grateful that the beaches in Los Angeles are open and I am able to walk and listen to the ocean. One day I saw dolphins!

WHERE CAN YOU FIND MY TRAVEL VIDEOS?

Here is the link to my video channel on YouTube where I have over one and a quarter million views on YouTube! (Exact count: 1,253,725 views)

Thank you for your support! Are you one of my 2,862 subscribers? I hope you will join me and subscribe!

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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.

My fortune cookies said:

“Use your abilities at this time to stay focused on your goal. You will succeed.”

“It’s time to treat yourself to something special.”

Stay safe and healthy! We will travel again….Happy New Year 5781!

Lisa

Lisa Ellen Niver

Lisa Ellen Niver, M.A. Education, is a science teacher and an award-winning travel expert who has explored 101 countries and six continents. She sailed the seven seas by cruise ship for seven years and backpacked for three years in Asia. Find her talking travel at KTLA TV and in her We Said Go Travel videos with over one and a quarter million views (1,250,000) on her YouTube channel. She is the founder of We Said Go Travel which is read in 235 countries, named #3 on the top 1000 Travel Blogs and the top female travel blogger 3 times in 2019. She has hosted Facebook Live for USA Today 10best, is verified on Twitter and has over 160,000 followers across social media. Niver is a judge for the Gracies Awards for the Alliance of Women in Media and also ran fifteen travel competitions publishing over 2500 writers and photographers from 75 countries on her own site, We Said Go Travel. From 2017 to 2020 in the Southern California Journalism Awards and National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards, she has won three times and been a finalist fourteen times for her broadcast television segments, print and digital articles. Niver won an award for her print magazine article for Hemispheres Magazine for United Airlines in the 2020 Southern California Journalism Awards. She was also a finalist for four other categories including online journalist of the year, digital story for activism journalism with Ms. Magazine, educational reporting for Wharton Magazine and a broadcast lifestyle feature for KTLA TV in Los Angeles.    Niver won a 2019 NAEJ (National Arts and Entertainment Journalism) award for one of her KTLA TV segments and was a finalist for articles published in both Ms. Magazine and Wharton Magazine. In 2018,  she was a finalist for stories in Smithsonian, PopSugar Fitness and the Saturday Evening Post. Niver won a 2017 Southern California Journalism Award for her print story for the Jewish Journal and was a finalist for travel reporting. Niver has written for AARP, American Airways, Delta Sky, En Route (Air Canada), Hemispheres (United Airlines), Jewish Journal, Luxury Magazine, Ms. Magazine, Myanmar Times, National Geographic, POPSUGAR, Robb Report, Saturday Evening Post, Scuba Diver Life, Sierra Club, Ski Utah, Smithsonian, TODAY, Trivago, USA Today 10best, Wharton Magazine and Yahoo. She is writing a book, “Brave Rebel: 50 Scary Challenges Before 50,” about her most recent travels and insights. Look for her underwater SCUBA diving, in her art studio making ceramics or helping people find their next dream trip.  http://lisaniver.com/one-page/

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