Lisha Arino is a multimedia journalist.

And her name is pronounced LYE-sha.

headshot-lisha-arino-2She is currently based in West Michigan and writes for MLive and the Muskegon Chronicle. Lisha is also a first place winner in the “Innovative Storytelling” category of the Michigan Press Association’s 2013 Better Newspaper Contest.

Her work has been published by City Limits magazine and the Mott Haven Herald in the South Bronx, among other publications. She interned at WNYC Radio and The Local, a New York Times-owned hyperlocal news blog that covered Brooklyn’s Fort Greene and Clinton Hill neighborhoods.

To learn more about her professional experience, click here to see her resume.

Lisha is originally from the New York Tri-State area. She received her undergraduate degree from Seton Hall University and her master’s degree from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.

In her spare time, Lisha likes to travel, watch movies and experiment in the kitchen.