WME Speakers

304: Lisa Ling

Journalist, Television Presenter, and Author

Born: 30 August 1973, Sacramento, California, United States of America

Lisa is a former co-host on The View.

She has produced and starred in documentaries covering a range of subjects including the issues women and girls face around the world.

In 2009, her sister and fellow journalist Laura was captured for illegally entering North Korea and remained a prisoner for several months. Lisa fought to bring Laura home and once that finally happened, they wrote a book together documenting the experience.