Lisa Stark

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Lisa Stark was named a correspondent for ABC News in 1994. In her current position she is reporting on a wide range of breaking news and lifestyle stories with... Read More »

Lisa Stark was named a correspondent for ABC News in 1994. In her current position she is reporting on a wide range of breaking news and lifestyle stories with a particular emphasis on stories relevant to Baby Boomers.

In her previous assignment, Stark reported extensively on federal agencies, covering the Food and Drug Administration, Federal Aviation Administration, National Transportation Safety Board, The Department of Transportation and The Transportation Security Administration, as well as other regulatory agencies. Stark covered the bombing in Oklahoma City, the crash of TWA Flight 800, the space shuttle Columbia disaster, the 9/11 terrorist attacks

Stark joined ABC News in 1993 as a Washington correspondent for "NewsOne," ABC's affiliate news service. In that capacity she reported on the Rodney King and O.J. Simpson trials, the Midwest floods, and the funerals of former President Richard Nixon and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.

Prior to joining ABC News, Stark was a reporter and substitute anchor for KGO-TV, the ABC owned-and-operated station in San Francisco. She joined KGO-TV in 1984 and reported extensively on AIDS and politics, covering international AIDS conferences and Democratic and Republican National Conventions. She reported from Capitol Hill during the Persian Gulf War. She also co-hosted a weekly interview program and was the substitute host for KGO-TV's morning talk show.

Before joining KGO-TV, Stark was anchor/reporter for ABC affiliates KATU-TV in Portland, Oregon and KEZI-TV in Eugene, Oregon. At KATU-TV she was responsible for all political and presidential election coverage, and she anchored both the 6:30 and 11:00 p.m. newscasts. At KEZI-TV she anchored the 5:30 p.m. news and covered breaking stories, including the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens. Stark began her broadcasting career as a reporter/researcher at National Public Radio in Washington, DC. She was news director at KALX-FM, the University of California at Berkeley radio station, and subsequently held reporting jobs at KNBR/KYUU radio in San Francisco, KGAY in Salem, Oregon and KQFM in Portland, Oregon.

Stark has been awarded two Emmys, a Peabody and a duPont Award for her work.

A valedictorian and Phi Beta Kappa graduate in political science from the University of California at Berkeley in 1978, she currently resides in Maryland.

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A Spelling Champion Returns to Crown New Victor
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May 30, 2012 08:06 PM Story from Politics/OTUS LISA STARK, ABC News
Reporter's Notebook: The Michelle Obama Effect
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Sep 05, 2012 06:27 PM Story from Politics/OTUS LISA STARK, ABC News
Judge Judy, Political Debate Moderator?
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Oct 03, 2012 02:39 PM Story from Politics/OTUS LISA STARK, ABC News
USC Program Helps Low-Income Students Prepare for College
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Mar 04, 2013 11:58 PM Story from US LISA STARK, ABC News
Vietnam War Veterans Wounded Together Reunite After 44 Years
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May 24, 2013 05:44 PM Story from US LISA STARK, ABC News
When Loved Ones Die, Their Identity Is There for the Taking
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May 08, 2012 02:27 PM Story from US/OTUS LISA STARK, ABC News
FAA Warns Pilots About Medication Use
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Jul 16, 2013 08:59 PM Story from US LISA STARK, ABC News
Southwest Plane's Nose Gear Landed, NTSB Says
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Jul 26, 2013 05:35 AM Story from US LISA STARK, ABC News
Nose Gear Fails Sending Southwest Jet Skidding 2,000 Feet Down Runway
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Jul 23, 2013 06:40 AM Story from US LISA STARK, ABC News
TSA Misconduct Highlighted in Report Citing Naps, Security Breaches
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Jul 31, 2013 02:04 AM Story from US LISA STARK, ABC News
Roll of Honor: A Modern Memorial to Those Who Gave Their All for This Country
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May 20, 2012 03:51 PM Story from US LISA STARK, ABC News
What If You Had 30 Seconds to Save Your Life?
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Mar 20, 2013 06:32 PM Story from US LISA STARK, ABC News
When Debt Collectors Call: What You Need to Know
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Mar 18, 2012 05:45 PM Story from Business LISA STARK, ABC News
Chrysler Won't Recall Jeeps: What Drivers Can Do
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Jun 05, 2013 11:33 AM Story from Business LISA STARK, ABC News
Government Asked to Take Hard Look at Chrysler Jeep Safety Remedy
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Jul 01, 2013 05:45 PM Story from Business LISA STARK, ABC News
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