Lisha Arino is a multimedia journalist.

photoAnd her name is pronounced LYE-sha.

She is currently based in New York City, where she writes for

Lisha previously covered the arts and entertainment beat for MLive Muskegon Chronicle in West Michigan. While working at MLive, she was part of a team that won first place in the “Innovative Storytelling” category of the Michigan Press Association’s 2013 Better Newspaper Contest.

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

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

Lisha was born and raised in 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 curl up with a good book.