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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Tragic Anniversary, TWA Flight 800
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Jul 17, 2001 10:13 AM Story from GMA Lisa Stark, ABC News
Close Call for Two Planes: Near Miss in Air
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Mar 31, 2010 07:53 AM Story from GMA LISA STARK, ABC News
FAA to Require 737 Rudder Change
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Sep 13, 2000 06:44 PM Story from US Lisa Stark, ABC News
Replacement Tires May Have Problems
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Aug 10, 2000 06:31 PM Story from US Lisa Stark, ABC News
Commercial Planes Clip Each Other in Boston
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Jul 15, 2011 03:27 AM Story from US LISA STARK, ABC News
Body Found in Plane From Midair Hudson River Crash
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Aug 10, 2009 07:10 AM Story from US LISA STARK, ABC News
One Man's Mission to Raise Money for Cancer by Surfing
Molly Rowlee, Surfing for Molly Ralph Fatello, Lisa Stark, Surfing, Cancer, Awareness, Pediatric Cancer, Kids with Cancer
Jun 20, 2011 05:54 PM 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
Clinton Order Takes Aim at Crowded Skies
Lisa Stark
Dec 07, 2000 12:46 AM Story from Travel Lisa Stark, ABC News
Pilot May Have Put Plane Into Deadly Plunge
LISA STARK
Feb 18, 2009 12:27 PM Story from Travel LISA STARK, ABC News
Buffalo Crash: 'A Recipe for an Accident'
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May 13, 2009 04:45 PM Story from Travel 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
FAA Proposes $1.3 Million Fine For Gulfstream International Airline
LISA STARK
May 21, 2009 04:45 PM Story from Travel/Economy LISA STARK, ABC News
'Jesus Christ!' Transcripts of Buffalo Plane Crash Released
LISA STARK
May 12, 2009 04:45 PM Story from Travel LISA STARK, ABC News
U.S. Steps Up Security but Not Threat Level
LISA STARK
Feb 10, 2009 11:14 PM Story from TheLaw/US LISA STARK, ABC News
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