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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Some Booster Seats Offer a Better Boost than Others
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Oct 12, 2011 06:00 PM Story from Politics LISA STARK, ABC News
Black Boxes in Hand, Full Story Emerges
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Jan 18, 2009 01:36 PM Story from US LISA STARK, ABC News
Families to Mourn Crash Victims as Investigations Continue
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Feb 16, 2009 11:01 AM Story from US/Travel LISA STARK, ABC News
GOP Wave Could Sidetrack High-Speed Rail Projects
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Nov 05, 2010 03:58 PM Story from Politics LISA STARK, ABC News
Child Safety-Seat Recommendations Revamped
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Mar 18, 2011 03:26 PM Story from Politics LISA STARK, ABC News
Rep. John Mica Calls TSA His 'Little Bastard Child'
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Mar 30, 2011 03:45 PM Story from Politics 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
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
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
FAA Warns Pilots About Medication Use
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Jul 16, 2013 08:59 PM 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
How to Get the Most Travel Out of Your Dollar
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Feb 10, 2009 03:44 PM Story from Travel/BusinessTravel LISA STARK, ABC News
Not Too Late for Holiday Airfare Sales
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Dec 17, 2008 02:35 PM Story from Travel LISA STARK, ABC News
Key Airline Safety Program on Hold
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Dec 21, 2008 06:45 PM Story from Travel LISA STARK, ABC News
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