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Lisa Collins, B.J.

Visiting Professor

Lisa Collins, B.J.
Lisa Collins, B.J.

Lisa Collins has more than 15 years of experience in TV news as a news and promotions producer. 

She first worked as a reporter, photographer, producer and sports anchor for KOMU-TV in Columbia, Missouri.  After working as a news producer at WBRZ-TV in Baton Rouge, she moved to New Orleans as a promotions producer at WDSU-TV. Collins returned to the newsroom in the wake of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, serving as the executive producer of special coverage for multiple high-profile events, as well as producing daily newscasts.  

She has won numerous local, state and regional awards and serves as a judge for Emmy and Press Club chapters around the country.

Collins continues to work in newsrooms on a freelance basis.

She has a bachelor of journalism degree from the University of Missouri.



B.J., University of Missouri - Columbia

Classes Taught

  • Journalism
  • Videography
  • Advanced Reporting
  • Ethics
  • Journalism Capstone
  • Advanced Journalism Lab

Areas of Expertise

Trends in journalism, newsroom management