Thank you KTLA and Los Angeles Press Club! Awards 2019

 

Congratulation to all of the KTLA Finalists for the Southern California Journalism Awards! I am so honored to be nominated!

I10. LIFESTYLE FEATURE
Lisa Niver, KTLA, “Money Smart: Ogden Ski Getaway Giveaway Package”

Learn more about my KTLA segments in this article: “Who is a KTLA TV finalist for the SoCal Journalism Awards?

Lisa Niver at Los Angeles Press Club Awards 2019
Lisa Niver at Los Angeles Press Club Awards 2019, Photo by Liz H. Kelly

KTLA FINALISTS

A3. TELEVISION JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR
Courtney Friel, KTLA

A7. SPORTS JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR
David Pingalore, KTLA

A8. PHOTOJOURNALIST/VIDEOGRAPHER
Phil Ige, KTLA 5 News

I1. REGULARLY SCHEDULED NEWSCAST
KTLA 5 News at 10pm Team, KTLA, “KTLA 5 NEWS AT 10”

I2. ANCHOR/HOST
Cher Calvin and Micah Ohlman, KTLA, “KTLA 5 News at 10”

I4 BREAKING NEWS
Steve Kuzj, KTLA 5 News, “Racing to Find Survivors: The Deadly Montecito Mudslide”

I7. NEWS FEATURE, under 5 minutes
Kacey Montoya and Paul Sanchez, KTLA, “Inmates, Shelter Dogs Seek Mutual Rehabilitation”

I9. HUMAN INTEREST FEATURE, under 5 minutes

Dave Mecham and Paul Sanchez, KTLA, “Construction on Kagel Canyon Home Leads to ‘Nuts’ Discovery Hidden in the Walls”

I10. LIFESTYLE FEATURE
Lisa Niver, KTLA, “Money Smart: Ogden Ski Getaway Giveaway Package”

I13. NON-ENTERTAINMENT PERSONALITY PROFILE/INTERVIEW
Courtney Friel, KTLA 5 News, “7 year old girl stuns with National Anthem”

I14. SPORTS
Courtney Friel, KTLA 5 News, “Blind Baseball Team”

K25. WEBSITE, TRADITIONAL NEWS ORGANIZATION
KTLA Digital Team, KTLA 5 News, KTLA.com

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KTLA 5 with Henry Winkler at 2019 Press Club Awards
KTLA 5 with Henry Winkler at 2019 Press Club Awards
Lisa Niver at Los Angeles Press Club Awards Red Carpet 2019
Lisa Niver at Los Angeles Press Club Awards Red Carpet 2019
Cher Calvin and Lisa Niver on the red carpet at the Southern California Journalism Awards 2019
Cher Calvin and Lisa Niver on the red carpet at the Southern California Journalism Awards 2019
Liz H. Kelly, Lisa Niver and Susan Bejeckian at LA Press Club Awards 2019
Liz H. Kelly, Lisa Niver and Susan Bejeckian at LA Press Club Awards 2019
Lisa Niver and Chris Palmeri
Lisa Niver and Chris Palmeri
At the Los Angeles Biltmore
At the Los Angeles Biltmore
Lisa and BJ
Lisa and BJ, The Hollywood Moment

Thank you KTLA

With Jim Hill
With Jim Hill
With Anson Williams: Potsie from Happy Days!
With Anson Williams: Potsie from Happy Days!
Lisa Niver and Diana Ljungaeus
Lisa Niver and Diana Ljungaeus
With Henry Winkler!! The FONZ
With Henry Winkler!! The FONZ
Lisa & Louie: Team KTLA
Lisa & Louie: Team KTLA

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Steve Burrows WINS 1st place "Bleed Out" HBO
Steve Burrows WINS 1st place “Bleed Out” HBO
Lisa Niver is a finalist for broadcast TV on KTLA
Lisa Niver is a finalist for broadcast TV on KTLA
KTLA table at 2019 Press Club Awards
KTLA table at 2019 Press Club Awards
KTLA table at 2019 Press Club Awards with Steve Burrows
KTLA table at 2019 Press Club Awards with Steve Burrows

Cher Calvin wins!
Cher Calvin wins!
Lisa Niver and Cher Calvin
Lisa Niver and Cher Calvin

Team KTLA
Team KTLA

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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