Lisa Peakes is the local host of NPR's All Things Considered on WUSF 89.7.
Lisa's radio career spans over 35 years and includes work in commercial pop, alternative and rock formats in New England, where she created and hosted programs featuring celtic, blues, and early jazz music.
She majored in acting at Emerson College in Boston, where she was in the national touring company of a production for deaf audiences and appeared in the Academy Award-winning film Equilibriumness.
Lisa is a graduate of Vermont College at Norwich University, where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Studio Art.
In public radio, she’s received local and national awards for her work as a newscaster, and has been honored for her work as an investigative journalist. The Society of Professional Journalists recognized Lisa as Florida's Anchor of The Year in 2017 and her newscasts were chosen as the best in the Southern states by the SPJ in 2016 and 2018.
She is also a professioal figure athlete. You can contact her at 813-974-8656 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Florida wrapped up a historic week during the coronavirus pandemic Friday. State health officials recorded the highest number of both new coronavirus...
The holiday season includes family get-togethers and, often, alcohol. For those in recovery from addiction, that can be a challenge.
An exhibit at the Florida Holocaust Museum in St Petersburg is so exclusive, only one person at a time can view it. Slots are by appointment only. I...
Many people like to deep fry their Thanksgiving turkeys - and that can pose some risks. Sarasota County Fire Department Chief Michael Regnier laid out...
Felt the heat these past few weeks? Meteorologist Jeff Huffman with the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network can confirm that September was the...
The deadline for NPR’s Tiny Desk Contest is next Tuesday, Feb. 2. Tiny Desk Concerts are intimate concerts, featuring new videos of original music recor...