October 4, 2009
Lisa Biagiotti is a multimedia journalist based in New York. She produces original video stories for the Worldfocus newscast and multimedia features for Worldfocus.org. She was awarded the 2009 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award in the international television category and was nominated for a national Emmy award for the videos she produced on the crisis in Congo.
Lisa previously worked for PBS international news and public affairs documentary series “Wide Angle,” where she produced online video and multimedia content. Prior to PBS, she worked in marketing and advertising for magazine publishing houses, financial services companies and nonprofit organizations.
In 2001, Lisa researched Muslim immigration in Italy as a Fulbright fellow, and currently serves on the New York board of the Fulbright Association. She is also an adjunct digital media professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, where she earned a master’s degree in journalism.