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Susan Lisovicz, Donald W. Reynolds Visiting Professor of Business Journalism

Email: Susan.Lisovicz@asu.edu
Office: Room 368
Phone: 602.496.5166

Curriculum Vitae

Business and the Future of Journalism, JMC 473
Advanced Broadcast Reporting, MCO 531

Susan Lisovicz’s reporting career includes 25 years at CNN and CNBC, where she covered business stories such as diamond mining in South Africa, micro-lending in Bangladesh and the handover of the Panama Canal. She is best known for her frequent reports from Wall Street, which included the dot-com boom, 9/11 and the Great Recession of 2008.

She has interviewed many of the world’s best-known executives, including Warren Buffett and Bill Gates. She anchored several specials for CNN and was pictured on the cover of Businessweek for a story titled, “What the Market is Telling Us.”

Lisovicz started out as a general assignment reporter at CNN, covering hurricanes, wildfires and political conventions. Her first on-air job, as a reporter and news anchor at WOBM-FM in Toms River, New Jersey, came while she was still in college.

Lisovicz also has written for The Associated Press, The Washington Post, Yahoo Finance and Huffington Post.

She has media-trained dozens of business executives in the U.S. and Europe on best practices in public communication. She also has taught at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism and William Paterson University, New Jersey.

Lisovicz is the former president of the New York Financial Writers Association and has studied in Asia and Europe on three fellowships. She also has co-led Cronkite study abroad trips to the Middle East and Europe.

Lisovicz studied at Leeds Trinity University in England. She is a graduate of William Paterson University, which awarded her the president’s medal.