The Author

Lisa Owad is a recent graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

Originally hailing from Southern California, Lisa received her B.A. in Communications Studies at UCLA in 2005. After graduation, she spent several years working in television before deciding to resume her education.

Her interests include reading, film, sports, travel and making endless amounts of lists. One of her life goals is to read every book awarded the Pulitzer Prize.

In August 2010, Lisa graduated from Medill with a Masters of Science in Journalism with a concentration in Videography/Broadcast.

Aside from her graduate work with the Medill News Service, Lisa’s print work has been published in Chicago Parent and the Northwest Times of Indiana. Her broadcast video “Your sweet tooth’s new best friend” aired on “You and Me This Morning” on Chicago’s WCIU.