About Lisa Clarke

Lisa is a multimedia producer based in Sydney, Australia. With her sensitive approach to storytelling, she specialises in producing feature content about diverse and under-represented communities.

Her work has been published and screened both nationally and internationally including for ABC News, The Guardian Australia, The Sydney Morning Herald, Radio National, The Australian, The Courier Mail, The Daily Telegraph, The Herald Sun, The Sun (UK), The New York Times Lens blog, Buzzfeed, Vogue, and PetaPixel.

Lisa graduated in 2006 with a Bachelor of Photography, completing a double major in photojournalism and visual culture. While studying, she began a photography cadetship with the Gold Coast Bulletin. The following year in 2007 Lisa began working at The Courier Mail in Brisbane as a news photographer, covering events across the state of Queensland. In 2012 she became a multimedia producer for the ABC where she expanded her skillset into writing and video production.  

Some of her accolades include being a finalist in 2009 for the Queensland Media Awards young journalist of the year category, a finalist in 2011 for the National Geographic photo contest from over 40,000 entries, winning the 2012 Rural Press Award for best people photograph, and in both 2013 and 2014 winning the Clarion award for best photographic essay of the year.