Lisa Osborn is an award-winning radio news anchor, talk show host and music deejay who has spent most of her career working at Los Angeles radio stations including KFI AM 640 and KFWB News Talk 980, where she earned a coveted ‘Golden Mike Award’ for entertainment reporting for her story on the business of Walt Disney Studios.
While at KFWB, in addition to anchoring, reporting and co-hosting newscasts, she became an editor (producer) of the station’s long form radio news programs. As a fill-in editor for morning and afternoon drive newscasts, Lisa was responsible for choosing all the stories and interview guests, as well as arranging the ‘rundown’ (order) in which stories would appear in the two hour newscasts.
Lisa is also the owner of Brittany Communications, a voice over business that creates marketing on-hold messages for business telephone systems, podcasts and audio prompts for talking websites and transit agencies. Lisa’s is the friendly voice that greets riders on a major Los Angeles bus line.
Long on the forefront of merging online with on-air, Lisa is the founder of Traffic411, a Southern California-based travel blog, and one of the first web sites to deliver real-time traffic information. In 1995-1996, Lisa was the creator and host of one of the first radio talk shows to cover the Internet (World Wide Web) and other emerging technologies. “The Information Network” aired on KKLA FM in Los Angeles.
An Orange County native, in 2009 Lisa was recognized as a “Los Angeles County Volunteer of the Year” for her work as host of the annual Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade. She has also received the “KBPK Wall of Honor” award from her alma mater, Fullerton College, for excellence in broadcasting. During Lisa’s time as program director and morning show host of KKZZ in Ventura, CA, the station earned a prestigious Marconi Award nomination for “Adult Standards Station of the Year.”