Lisa's radio experience began in Seoul, Korea where she freelanced and taught English. She was also a writer and photographer for an English magazine in Seoul. Lisa's stories were featured on CBC's World this Weekend, the hourly news and Dispatches. She also mixed stories for Public Radio International. Lisa has also filed to programs including World Report and World at Six.
Features & current affairs
In a three-part series, The Affect Effect, Lisa and a colleague explored how various accents are perceived socially and in the workplace. This talk tape launched the series. Metro Morning.
Lisa's follow up to her sexual assault policies series garnered national attention. Metro Morning.
In a three-part series in Sept. 2017, Lisa explored campus sexual assault policies in Ontario. Metro Morning.
Half a year after Lisa first spoke with Adam Maier-Clayton about lobbying the government for assisted dying right for the mentally ill, he killed himself at age 27. World this weekend.
26-year-old Windsor man pushes for assisted dying for mentally ill. Windsor Morning. *Nominated for RTDNA Dave Rogers Award, 2017, long feature
Shabana Shahab's son lives with autism and a gap in services leaves her his sole caregiver. The Morning Edition KW.
Indigenous children overrepresented in foster care. Windsor Morning.
Razing homes to plant trees in Detroit. World this Weekend.
Three provincial party leaders squared-off in the first debate ahead of the 2018 provincial election hosted by the black community.
A Mississauga mom was shocked when her son got a drama assignment to re-enact cooking and injecting crystal meth. World at Six.
Windsor flooding. World Report.
'Lil Secrett' - Woman streams dozens of sex shows from Windsor Public Library branches. World Report.
Coffin Academy The last story Lisa filed from South Korea was an eight-minute documentary for CBC Dispatches. The story is about a man who started a "Coffin Academy" to help South Koreans find the meaning of living through simulating their own funerals. His endeavour was a direct response to South Korea having the highest suicide rate of any developed nation. Click below to listen.
Plastic surgery for high schoolers
One of Lisa's favourite stories filed from Seoul was about high school students getting plastic surgery procedures as a graduation present from their parents. They get a bit of work on their faces in order to have an edge in a competitive market, where most employers require a photo submission along with their qualifications for the job. This story aired in December 2010 on CBC's World this Weekend. Click below to listen.
Another feature Lisa mixed from Seoul was a story about a virtual girlfriend app for the iPhone. Being one of the technology capitals of the world means some of the innovation also goes toward improving citizens' personal lives. This aired on CBC's World this Weekend. Click below to listen.