BFW16 Lisa Xing

Lisa Xing is the host of CBC Windsor News.
She studied journalism at Carleton University and the History of International Relations at the London School of Economics.
Lisa was born in China, and immigrated to Canada at the age of four.
She has reported in cities across Canada. In 2007, she filed stories from the CBC bureau in London, UK and reported for daily television news in CBC Edmonton.
She spent 2010 teaching English in Seoul, South Korea, where she filed radio news stories to CBC’s hourlies, and feature stories to CBC’s World this Weekend and Dispatches. In Korea, Lisa covered Hillary Clinton visiting Seoul; chased reaction to the North Korean bombing of YeongPyeong Island; and mixed stories about high school girls getting plastic surgery, robot teachers, 3D televisions and coffin academies, where tech giants like Samsung sent their employees to learn the importance of living, considering the country’s staggering suicide rates.
Lisa was a video journalist in Halifax and London, Ontario and most recently, in Windsor.
Lisa is also an avid writer and photographer. Before her broadcast days, she had one story published in the Globe and Mail about social media site MySpace censoring gay band Kids on TV. Her poems and writing have been published in Room, This magazine, and Feathertale Review. Her photographs have been published in 10 Magazine in Korea, Bob Hagerty’s “The Fateful History of Fannie Mae”, ┬áThis Magazine and Wall Street Journal. She most recently spent two weeks in a village in northern India documenting a local NGO’s efforts in bringing digital literacy to women with Photographers Without Borders.
Lisa has mentored young journalists at Fanshawe College in London, and radio journalists across Africa with Farm Radio International.
Lisa has also taught dance, piano and vocal.

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