Lisa Mullins is the voice of WBUR's All Things Considered, one of the most popular programs on the NPR station. She anchors, conducts interviews, and reports from the field. She is also a frequent guest anchor for NPR's national daily news magazine, Here and Now.
For 14 years, Mullins was chief anchor of the international news program, "The World," co-produced by the BBC, WGBH and PRI. Her foreign reporting has taken her across the globe, including to Morocco, Turkey, Egypt, Cuba, Northern Ireland, Albania, South Africa, Hong Kong, South Korea, and North Korea.
Mullins wrote, produced, and narrated programs and documentaries for New England Public Radio ("An Audacious Act: How a High School Drop-out Helped Educate America") and Human Media ("The Vegetable Chronicles") and produced podcasts for Harvard Business School ("The Business"). She also hosted a PBS-TV series on technology called "Thinking Big."
In 2012, the Alliance for Women in Media presented Mullins with the Gracie Award for outstanding individual achievement as anchor of a news magazine. In 2009, she received the Clarion Award from Women in Communications for a story she wrote and produced about her 24-hour stay at a North Korean tourist resort.
Mullins was awarded a fellowship at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University for the academic year 2009-10. She then spent the summer of 2010 at Cambridge University in the U-K as Templeton Fellow.
She received her undergraduate degree at Simmons and was awarded an honorary doctorate of journalism. In her undergraduate days, she was the president of the then-blossoming radio station, WSIM.
Lisa Mullins will serve as the Ifill Mentor-in-Residence from April 8th through April 9th, 2019.