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Please click here for a PDF with Lisa’s bio and outlets Aug 2019




“The 60th SoCal Journalism Awards Contest is the largest and most impressive in our Los Angeles Press Club’s recent history. Our judges sorted through nearly 1,400 entries. Our finalists represent the most talented and hardworking journalists in Southern California! Winners announced on June 24, 2018.”





Lisa Niver Speaker at Improv Freshbooks 2018SPEAKER



Niver Bio:

Lisa Ellen Niver, M.A. Education, is a passionate writer, educator, artist, social media ninja, speaker and global citizen who has explored 101 countries, 6 continents and sailed for seven years on the high seas. She is the founder of We Said Go Travel which was read in 212 countries in 2018 and named #4 on the top 1000 Travel Blogs.
Find her talking travel at KTLA TV and in her We Said Go Travel videos with nearly 900,000 views on her YouTube channel. She has hosted Facebook Live for USA Today 10best, is verified on both Twitter and Facebook, has over 140,000 followers across social media and ran fifteen travel competitions publishing over 2300 writers and photographers from 75 countries.
She has been a finalist for five Southern California Journalism Awards in the past two years and won an award for her Jewish Journal article. Niver has written for AARP, American Airways, Delta Sky, En Route (Air Canada), Luxury Magazine, Ms. Magazine, National Geographic, POPSUGAR, Robb Report, Saturday Evening Post, Scuba Diver Life, Sierra Club, Ski Utah, Smithsonian, Trivago, United Airlines (Hemispheres), USA Today 10best and Wharton Magazine. She is writing a book, “Brave Rebel: 50 Adventures Before 50,” about her most recent travels and challenges.


WSGT read in 212 countries 2018

WSGT was read in 212 countries in 2018.

Article Links

Smithsonian: Commemorating WWII History in the Solomon Islands

Saturday Evening Post: A World War II Hero Remembers Guadalcanal

POPSUGAR: How I Conquered My Fear of Getting on a Bike

TRIVAGO: Top Romantic Dates in Los Angeles to Get Out of the Doghouse

Sierra: Skiing with the visually impaired, at Park City’s National Ability Center

Delta Sky Magazine April 2017: My Bag about Fabien Cousteau:

Luxury Magazine Spring 2017 page 31: Scuba Diving in Bonaire:

National Geographic: Ubud Cremation Ceremony:

Yahoo: Hotel Insider: A Luxurious Getaway in Europe’s Hidden Gem

The Jet Set TV: Segment about Utah: Olympic Bobsled and Skiing with the Visually Impaired

The Jet Set Segments with Lisa Niver

Full Episode #48 with Utah interview

The Jet Set TV: Adventure Correspondent: Lisa Niver

The Jet Set TV: Interview of Lisa Niver: Transformational Travel

Sheknows: Double tree:

Sheknows: Kirkwood Women’s Clinic

Sheknows: Best of Tahoe:

She knows LG

She knows Diving and LG V20

More articles on Contently

Lisa’s writing on We Said Go Travel