Lisa Stark

Emmy and Peabody Award-winning aviation journalist

Lisa Stark - EBACE

Lisa Stark is an award-winning network news correspondent who has reported for ABC News, Al Jazeera American and the PBS NewsHour. She has won two Emmys, a Peabody award and a DuPont award for her work.

Stark spent two decades covering federal regulatory agencies for ABC News, with a particular emphasis on transportation. Her beat included the Department of Transportation, the Federal Aviation Administration, and the National Transportation Safety Board. Stark reported extensively on major commercial accidents, including TWA 800, Egypt Air 990, Swiss Air 111, American Airlines 587 and the Miracle on the Hudson. Stark also covered the space shuttle Columbia disaster and the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Stark received an Alfred I. DuPont Award for her work alongside Peter Jennings on the ABC special – “9/11: Answering Children’s Question”, a live broadcast talking to children about the 9/11 attacks. As ABC’s aviation reporter she had a key role in the network’s coverage of the 9/11 attacks, which won the broadcast team a George Foster Peabody Award.

Stark graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley.


EBACE Newsmakers Luncheon (By Invitation Only)
Sustainability – A Flight Plan for the Future

Monday, 23 May 2022
12:00 – 13:30

EBACE Newsmakers Luncheon (By Invitation Only)
Advanced Air Mobility – On-Demand, And Almost Here

Tuesday, 24 May 2022
12:00 – 13:30