Lisa Niver

Lisa Niver is a travel journalist and on-camera host who has explored 101 countries. Find her on KTLA TV or her We Said Go Travel videos with over 1.3 million views

https://wesaidgotravel.com/

Lisa Ellen Niver, M.A. Education, is a science teacher and is an award-winning travel expert who has explored 101 countries and six continents. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, she worked on cruise ships for seven years and backpacked for three years in Asia. You can find her talking travel at KTLA TV and in her We Said Go Travel videos with over 1.3 million views on her YouTube channel. As a journalist, Niver has interviewed an Olympic swimmer and numerous bestselling authors and has been invited to both the Oscars and the United Nations. She is the founder of We Said Go Travel which is read in 235 countries and was named #3 on Rise Global’s top 1,000 Travel Blogs. She was named both a Top 10 Travel Influencer and a Top 50 Female Influencer for 2021 by Afluencer and is the Social Media Manager for the Los Angeles Press Club.  She has been nominated for the inaugural Forbes 50 over 50/Know Your Value list due out in Summer 2021. She has hosted Facebook Live for USA Today 10best and has more than 150,000 followers across social media. Niver is a judge for the Gracies Awards for the Alliance of Women in Media and has also run 15 travel competitions publishing over 2,500 writers and photographers from 75 countries on We Said Go Travel. 

For her print and digital stories as well as her television segments, she has been awarded two Southern California Journalism Awards and two National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards. From 2017 to 2021 in the Southern California Journalism Awards and National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards, she has won four times for her broadcast television segments, print and digital articles. Niver won in 2021 as Book Critic and in 2019 for one of her KTLA TV segments NAEJ (National Arts and Entertainment Journalism) award. Niver won an award for her print magazine article for Hemispheres Magazine for United Airlines in the 2020 Southern California Journalism Awards and a 2017 Southern California Journalism Award for her print story for the Jewish Journal.

Niver has written for National Geographic, USA Today 10best, TODAY, Teen Vogue, POPSUGAR, Ms. Magazine, Luxury Magazine, Smithsonian, Sierra Club, Saturday Evening Post, AARP, American Airways, Delta Sky, En Route (Air Canada), Hemispheres, Jewish Journal, Myanmar Times, Robb Report, Scuba Diver Life, Ski Utah, Trivago, Undomesticated, Wharton Magazine and Yahoo. She is writing a book, “Brave(ish): It's All About Perspective 50 Adventures Before 50,” about her most recent travels and insights. When she's not SCUBA diving or in her art studio making ceramics, she's helping people find their next dream trip. 

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Sizzling Summer Reads: Feel ALL Your Feelings

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Meaghan Murphy Your Fully Charged Life
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Is Your Life FULLY CHARGED? with Meaghan Murphy

by Lisa Niver
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Changing The World, One Connection at a time with Shelley Zalis from The Female Quotient

by Lisa Niver
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Writing and Rewriting during COVID with Alka Joshi

by Lisa Niver
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Strategies for Success: Mental Health Awareness Month with Deepak Chopra

by Lisa Niver
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Prepare Your Pandemic Pivot with Ken Lindner’s 8C’s

by Lisa Niver
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Huge Changes Happen in Tiny Steps

by Lisa Niver
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Surviving COVID Like a Superhero

by Lisa Niver
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Gaby Natale Shares her Steps to Success

by Lisa Niver
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Building Life Again After Loss: Sliding Doors, Braver Than You Think and My Wife Said You May Want to Marry Me

by Lisa Niver
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Just Breathe: A Dialogue with Mallika Chopra

by Lisa Niver
Christie Tate, Photo by Jeff Ellis
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Ready for Better Relations? GROUP has the answers!

by Lisa Niver
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How Did She Do it? Learning about Writer and Executive Producer, Tiffany Paulsen!

by Lisa Niver
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How Jew(ish) Are You?

by Lisa Niver
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Coping with COVID through Groundhog Day, Total Meditation and Badass Habits

by Lisa Niver
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Escape into Fiction this Fall

by Lisa Niver
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For The People: Kamala Harris

by Lisa Niver
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Which Path Will You Pick? Jodi Picoult’s The Book of Two Ways

by Lisa Niver
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Searching for Answers, “Finding My Father” with Deborah Tannen

by Lisa Niver
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Women Do Need A Lab of Their Own: Rita Colwell

by Lisa Niver
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Are you ready to PIVOT? Be Your Own Publicist! Ask Aliza Licht

by Lisa Niver
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Is Talking Through Technology Making You More Human? with Rana el Kaliouby

by Lisa Niver
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Finding Ways to Be More Human with Jen Pastiloff

by Lisa Niver
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