Lisa Myers Biography
Lisa Myers is an American Emmy-award-winning Journalist born in Joplin, Missouri. She is a former Senior Investigative Correspondent for NBC News. She is one of the most respected journalists in the country.
Myers has appeared on the top-rated “NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams,” “Today,” “Meet the Press,” MSNBC and CNBC. She was the White House correspondent for The Washington Star from 1979 to 1981.
Myers attended the University of Missouri receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism in 1973.
Lisa Myers Age
Myers was born in Joplin, Missouri but has not yet disclosed her date of birth. Myers lives in Washington, D.C.
Lisa Myers NBC
Myers joined NBC in 1981. She has made groundbreaking reports on the war on terror, politics, Iraq, and corporate scandals such as Enron have triggered official investigations and altered the political landscape.
She was tapped in late 2002 to lead NBC’s Investigative Unit after several years of distinguished reporting as NBC’s chief congressional correspondent. Myers and her team have since produced more than a hundred investigative stories on terrorism, politics, and the billions in federal contracts flowing to Iraq.
In 2004, she made headlines when for the first time she aired a top-secret CIA surveillance tape of Bin Laden shot prior to 9-11. She also broke an important story on Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean. She unearthed controversial statements Dean had made during years of appearances on an obscure Canadian television program.
Lisa also served as a chief correspondent on the Enron story, explaining and unraveling the biggest bankruptcy in history and also its implications for investors.
The in-depth reports included an exclusive interview with the wife of Enron CEO Ken Lay, Linda Lay.
Lisa Myers Leaves NBC
Lisa left NBC in 2014 after serving in the network for 33 years. “I have had more than 30 fascinating years at NBC News, learning from and working alongside the best of the best, including journalists who paved the way for many of us: Tom Brokaw and Tim Russert,” Lisa wrote in a statement.
“I will greatly miss my many talented friends throughout the network, to whom I owe much, and who represent the best of journalism. I greatly appreciate the company granting my request to change gears and pursue new horizons.”
Lisa Myers Salary
The former NBC Senior Investigative Correspondent has done extensively well in her work, her exact net worth is not yet revealed.
Lisa Myers Awards
2007 – Gerald Loeb Award for Television Daily business journalism for “Trophy”
2006 – George Polk Award
2005 – Gracie Allen Individual Achievement Award as an Outstanding Correspondent
2004 – Emmy Award for Business and Financial Reporting
2004 – Clarion Award
2003 – Joan Barone Award