Five time Finalist! YAY! We Said Go Travel Summer News July 2020

 

Summer News 2020 with We Said Go Travel:

I am happy to report that I have GOOD NEWS!

I am honored to be a finalist for FIVE Southern California Journalism Awards, including and especially for Online Journalist of the Year. WOW!

Thank you to everyone who has supported me and to all of the outlets who published my work. Please click here for my print, digital and broadcast content which is nominated. Thank you to the Los Angeles Press Club for this opportunity to be recognized!

Thank you to Beaches Resorts for including me in their celebration of Women’s Dive Day!

Thank you to Gus, PADI, Beaches Resorts, Mike and ScubaNation TV! I loved dancing underwater on Scuba at Beaches Turks and Caicos with Gus! Thank you to Dive-In with Padi for including me and Mike for filming our impromtu underwater moment at 70 feet. Thanks also to my dive buddy, Michael, for the dramatic ending! Learn more about my travels at Beaches Resorts in Jan 2020.

I started a new series called: “I Remember When” so far I have written about scuba diving, cruising and travel writing.

Thank you to Yitzi Weiner for interviewing me about 5 Reasons to be Hopeful during COVID 19!

Thank you to Ms. Magazine and Roxy Szal for publishing my article about my student, Brec Bassinger, who is now the star of DC’s STARGIRL! Congrats to Brec and the entire team on season 2! Read more in Lessons from the Newest, Youngest Woman Superhero: “Stargirl”

During COVID-19, I have now been in Los Angeles since March 9, 2020. That is 143 days! I have been focused on what can I do and have been publishing new voices on my site! Learn about these projects here.

Watch my video from my March ski trip in Utah! Read all about it: Want to Ski in God’s Armchair? Inspired Summit Adventures

WHERE CAN YOU FIND MY TRAVEL VIDEOS?

Here is the link to my video channel on YouTube where I have over one million two hundred thousand views on YouTube! (Exact count: 1,226,000 views)

Thank you for your support! Are you one of my 2,780 subscribers? I hope you will join me and subscribe!

For more We Said Go Travel articles, TV segments, videos and social media: CLICK HERE

Find me on social media: InstagramFacebookTwitterPinterestYouTube, and at LisaNiver.com.  My social media following is now over 160,000 and I am verified on Twitter.

My fortune cookies said:

“Spectacular accomplishment is never preceded by less than spectacular preparation.”

“The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” Confucius

Stay safe and healthy! We will travel again….Happy Summer!

Lisa

Sunset in Santa Monica in Feb 2020

Lisa Ellen Niver

Lisa Ellen Niver, M.A. Education, is a science teacher and an award-winning travel expert who has explored 101 countries and six continents. She sailed the seven seas by cruise ship for seven years and backpacked for three years in Asia. Find her talking travel at KTLA TV and in her We Said Go Travel videos with over one and a quarter million views (1,250,000) on her YouTube channel. She is the founder of We Said Go Travel which is read in 235 countries, named #3 on the top 1000 Travel Blogs and the top female travel blogger 3 times in 2019. She has hosted Facebook Live for USA Today 10best, is verified on Twitter and has over 160,000 followers across social media. Niver is a judge for the Gracies Awards for the Alliance of Women in Media and also ran fifteen travel competitions publishing over 2500 writers and photographers from 75 countries on her own site, We Said Go Travel. From 2017 to 2020 in the Southern California Journalism Awards and National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards, she has won three times and been a finalist fourteen times for her broadcast television segments, print and digital articles. Niver won an award for her print magazine article for Hemispheres Magazine for United Airlines in the 2020 Southern California Journalism Awards. She was also a finalist for four other categories including online journalist of the year, digital story for activism journalism with Ms. Magazine, educational reporting for Wharton Magazine and a broadcast lifestyle feature for KTLA TV in Los Angeles.    Niver won a 2019 NAEJ (National Arts and Entertainment Journalism) award for one of her KTLA TV segments and was a finalist for articles published in both Ms. Magazine and Wharton Magazine. In 2018,  she was a finalist for stories in Smithsonian, PopSugar Fitness and the Saturday Evening Post. Niver won a 2017 Southern California Journalism Award for her print story for the Jewish Journal and was a finalist for travel reporting. Niver has written for AARP, American Airways, Delta Sky, En Route (Air Canada), Hemispheres (United Airlines), Jewish Journal, Luxury Magazine, Ms. Magazine, Myanmar Times, National Geographic, POPSUGAR, Robb Report, Saturday Evening Post, Scuba Diver Life, Sierra Club, Ski Utah, Smithsonian, TODAY, Trivago, USA Today 10best, Wharton Magazine and Yahoo. She is writing a book, “Brave Rebel: 50 Scary Challenges Before 50,” about her most recent travels and insights. Look for her underwater SCUBA diving, in her art studio making ceramics or helping people find their next dream trip.  http://lisaniver.com/one-page/

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