Lisa A. Phillips

Woodstock, NY USA

Professional Experience

I'm a published book author, journalist, essayist, and former public radio reporter. My essays on love and relationships have been published in the "Modern Love" column of the New York Times and The Boston Globe. I also freelance for The New York Times and have helped the NYT's digital division produce multimedia supplements for my articles. A part-time journalism prof at SUNY New Paltz, I'm the author of PUBLIC RADIO: BEHIND THE VOICES (CDS/Perseus, 2006) and worked for 12 years at public radio affiliates. I have experience in ghost writing and medical writing.


Book Author
5 Years
17 Years
20 Years


Academia Teaching
9 Years
Broadcasting - News - Radio (Local)
12 Years
Newspaper - National
5 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

20 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

The New York Times (6-10), Time Out New York (3-5), The Boston Globe (1-2)

Other Work History

I have ghost written two books, an autobiography of a Buddhist spiritual leader and a relationship advice book. I I have extensive experience in medical reporting, with a specialty in neurology, and writing author press kits.

Technical Skills

audio recording and editing



Computer Skills

Word, ProTools, Audacity, Adobe Audition


flash audio recorder, digital camera


New York Foundation for the Arts fiction writing award, several regional Edward R. Murrow awards for radio reporting



An essay for the "Coupling" column of The Boston Globe Magazine
My essay in "Modern Love."


Profile of visual artists/photographers Catherine Chalmers and Charles Lindsay
Feature on Berkeley Springs, West Virginia
Profile of jazz trombonist Roswell Rudd


Here's some information and an excerpt from my book, PUBLIC RADIO: BEHIND THE VOICES