Lisa Hsia

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Lisa Hsia "is Senior Vice President of New Media at Bravo, the cable network owned by NBC Universal. She is responsible for identifying and maximizing programming opportunities in new and emerging media, including wireless, digital, interactive TV, electronic sell through and video on demand. From 2001-2005, Hsia was Vice President at NBC News, supervising Dateline NBC, the TODAY show and NBC News Productions. During her tenure at NBC News, Hsia was one of three news executives responsible for several major successes: 9/11 and Iraq war coverage, two Olympics, the seamless transition of Tom Brokaw to Brian Williams on NBC Nightly News, the introduction of a new Weekend Today anchor team and the creation of “Democracy Plaza” for the 2004 Presidential Election. All shows remain #1 in their time slot. Hsia came to NBC News in 1994 as a senior producer for Dateline NBC, where she oversaw hundreds of hours of programming and was Executive Producer on shows about roots of Islamic rage and the long-term effects of Columbine on a family. She has worked as a producer for Katie Couric and Diane Sawyer at ABC News and is the recipient of six Emmy awards, an IRE Award, a Sigma Delta Chi Award and the National Press Club’s Freedom of the Press Award. Hsia graduated from Harvard University with a degree in documentary filmmaking. She is the recipient of the Michael Rockefeller Fellowship and the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowship at Stanford University." [1]

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  1. Directors, Renew Media, accessed April 30, 2008.
  2. About, Tribeca Film Institute, accessed December 16, 2011.