Lisa A. Phillips is a freelance writer, journalist, and the author of Public Radio: Behind the Voices. She's
written for The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Time Out New York Kids, and other publications. A
former award-winning radio reporter, she's done audio production work for The New York Times online
multimedia. She contributes film and book reviews to 51%, a nationally syndicated women's issues show,
and has reported stories for All Things Considered and Marketplace. She teaches journalism and radio
reporting at the State University of New York at New Paltz.
Phillips is also a published fiction writer and a recipient of a New York
Foundation for the Arts fiction grant. She has been awarded writing
residencies at the Ucross Foundation, Jentel, and theVirginia Center for
the Creative Arts, where she met her husband, Bill Mead,
a painter and web designer.
Audio & Radio
A public radio veteran, Lisa has done audio production work for The New
York Times, most recently for the audio slide show that accompanied her
article on visual artists Catherine Chalmers and Charles Lindsay. She's
also done film and book reviews for the nationally syndicated public radio
program 51%. During her 12 years working in at public radio affiliate
stations , she hosted news programs and call in shows. She's covered
topics as diverse as the controversy over industrial hog farms, the ultra
orthodox Jews of rural Postville, Iowa, the underwater ghost towns of the New York City watershed, and the
affordable housing shortage for domestic violence survivors in the Hudson Valley. She has contributed
reporting to All Things Considered.
Lisa has experience in a number of book packaging services, including ghost writing, editing, and press
kits. Titles she's worked on include Footprints in the Snow: The Autobiography of a Chinese Buddhist Monk
by Master Chan Sheng Yen and...well, she can't say (they don't call it ghost writing for nothing).
Lisa has written for a number of medical publications, specializing in topics related to neurology and health
Lisa is available for a variety of copy writing services. She is the copy writer and editor for Ohayo Arts Web