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 a... 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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Study: 20K ER Visits Linked to Energy Drinks in 2011
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Jan 16, 2013 06:40 PM Blog Entry from Health Lisa Stark, ABC News
The Middle Class Squeeze: Retirement Nightmare Looms, AARP Says
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Jan 15, 2013 07:50 PM Blog Entry from Politics Lisa Stark, ABC News
Before You Get Sick, Have the Talk
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Apr 10, 2013 05:58 PM Story from Health 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
Fighting Cancer's Effects One Makeover at a Time
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Jan 08, 2013 05:18 PM Story from Health/CancerPreventionAndTreatment LISA STARK, ABC News
Critically Ill Maryland Teen Adjusts Well to Classmate's Heart
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May 08, 2013 11:30 AM Story from Health LISA STARK, ABC News
Emergency Room Visits Seen Rising Among Sleeping Pill Users
ABC News' Lisa Stark and Enjoli Francis report: Pop an Ambien - or its generic version, zolpidem - and you're supposed to get a good night's rest. But according to a new study
May 01, 2013 06:05 PM Blog Entry from Health Lisa Stark, ABC News
Doctors Use Surgery to Relieve Lingering Concussion Pain
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May 02, 2013 04:46 PM Story from Health 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
Chrysler Pushes Back on US Call for Jeep Vehicle Recall
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Jun 04, 2013 06:47 PM Blog Entry from Business Lisa Stark, ABC News
Chrysler to Provide Trailer Hitches to Late-Model Jeeps
Lisa Stark
Jun 18, 2013 07:07 PM Blog Entry from Business Lisa Stark, ABC News
Nose Gear Fails Sending Southwest Jet Skidding 2,000 Feet Down Runway
LISA STARK
Jul 23, 2013 06:40 AM Story from US 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
United Airlines Announces New Fees for Faster Boarding, Bags
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Mar 06, 2013 08:02 PM Story from Travel LISA STARK, ABC News
You've Won the Lottery! Just Send Cash - How to Avoid Foreign Lottery Scams
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Mar 08, 2013 11:39 AM Story from Business LISA STARK, ABC News
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