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 1.25 million views

https://wesaidgotravel.com/
Lisa Ellen Niver, M.A. Education, is a science teacher and an award-winning travel expert who has explored 101 countries and six continents. She sailed the seven seas by cruise ship for seven years and backpacked for three years in Asia. Find her talking travel at KTLA TV and in her We Said Go Travel videos with over one and a quarter million views (1,250,000) on her YouTube channel. She is the founder of We Said Go Travel which is read in 235 countries, named #3 on the top 1000 Travel Blogs and the top female travel blogger 3 times in 2019.She has hosted Facebook Live for USA Today 10best, is verified on Twitter and has over 160,000 followers across social media. Niver is a judge for the Gracies Awards for the Alliance of Women in Media and also ran fifteen travel competitions publishing over 2500 writers and photographers from 75 countries on her own site, We Said Go Travel.
From 2017 to 2020 in the Southern California Journalism Awards and National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards, she has won three times and been a finalist fourteen times for her broadcast television segments, print and digital articles. Niver won an award for her print magazine article for Hemispheres Magazine for United Airlines in the 2020 Southern California Journalism Awards. She was also a finalist for four other categories including online journalist of the year, digital story for activism journalism with Ms. Magazine, educational reporting for Wharton Magazine and a broadcast lifestyle feature for KTLA TV in Los Angeles.
Niver won a 2019 NAEJ (National Arts and Entertainment Journalism) award for one of her KTLA TV segments and was a finalist for articles published in both Ms. Magazine and Wharton Magazine. In 2018,  she was a finalist for stories in Smithsonian, PopSugar Fitness and the Saturday Evening Post. Niver won a 2017 Southern California Journalism Award for her print story for the Jewish Journal and was a finalist for travel reporting.
Niver has written for AARP, American Airways, Delta Sky, En Route (Air Canada), Hemispheres (United Airlines), Jewish Journal, Luxury Magazine, Ms. Magazine, Myanmar Times, National Geographic, POPSUGAR, Robb Report, Saturday Evening Post, Scuba Diver Life, Sierra Club, Ski Utah, Smithsonian, TODAY, Trivago, USA Today 10best, Wharton Magazine and Yahoo. She is writing a book, “Brave Rebel: 50 Scary Challenges Before 50,” about her most recent travels and insights. Look for her underwater SCUBA diving, in her art studio making ceramics or helping people find their next dream trip.
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Gaby Natale Shares her Steps to Success

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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
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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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