The National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards December 2022


The National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards Honorees: Byron Allen, Jennifer Lee, Ryan Seacrest, Tanya Tucker and Marla Gibbs

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UNIVERSAL CITY, CALIFORNIA – DECEMBER 04: Lisa Niver and BJ Korros attend the 15th annual National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards at Sheraton Universal Hotel on December 04, 2022 in Universal City, California. Photo by Michael Tullberg/Getty Images

Cher Calvin, Lisa Niver and Kimberly Cornell–Team KTLA
Emmy-award-winning television host, radio personality, mega-producer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Ryan Seacrest receives the Los Angeles Press Club’s prestigious Luminary Award for Career Achievement. The Luminary Award was instituted to honor distinguished members of the entertainment media community for their lifetime achievements and contributions to society.
“As someone with deep ties to the Los Angeles entertainment media world, it’s an honor to receive their Luminary Award,” Seacrest said. “The Los Angeles Press Club is one of the oldest and most prestigious organizations connected to the entertainment industry, and to join the list of iconic voices who have come before me is so meaningful.”

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Media mogul, producer and comedian Byron Allen accepts Los Angeles Press Club’s Impact Award for Influential Contributions to Culture and Society. Allen said: “As a member of the entertainment industry and as an Angeleno for over five decades, I am truly blessed to be included with my fellow entertainers and show business peers in receiving such a distinguished award.

Chief Creative Officer of Walt Disney Animation Studios Jennifer Lee will accept Los Angeles Press Club’s Distinguished Storyteller Award for Storytelling Outside of Journalism. “Jennifer upended fairy tales with ‘Frozen’ and broke barriers for women in animation and in Hollywood,” said Los Angeles Press Club President Lisa Richwine. “Her creative storytelling has left a lasting impact on the industry and on audiences around the world.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – OCTOBER 16: BJ Korros and guest attend the Los Angeles Press Club’s 63rd Annual Journalism Awards Dinner at Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles on October 16, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Robin L Marshall/Getty Images)

Lisa Niver has won many awards! From 2017 to 2022, in the Southern California Journalism Awards and National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards, she has won five times and been a finalist twenty times for a variety of broadcast, print and digital categories.

More about Lisa Niver:

Lisa Ellen Niver

Lisa Niver is an award-winning travel expert who has explored 102 countries on six continents. This University of Pennsylvania graduate sailed across the seas for seven years with Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean, and Renaissance Cruises and spent three years backpacking across Asia. Discover her articles in publications from AARP: The Magazine and AAA Explorer to WIRED and Wharton Magazine, as well as her site WeSaidGoTravel. On her award nominated global podcast, Make Your Own Map, Niver has interviewed Deepak Chopra, Olympic medalists, and numerous bestselling authors, and as a journalist has been invited to both the Oscars and the United Nations. 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 and been a finalist twenty-two times. Named a #3 travel influencer for 2023, Niver talks travel on broadcast television at KTLA TV Los Angeles, her YouTube channel with over 2 million views, and in her memoir, Brave-ish, One Breakup, Six Continents and Feeling Fearless After Fifty.

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