Lisa Riordan Seville

Lisa Riordan Seville (2020) is an award-winning independent reporter and producer in Brooklyn, New York. Her stories have appeared on NBC News programs, NBCNews.com, Lifetime/A+E Networks, The Guardian U.S., BuzzFeed News, WNYC Radio and The Nation magazine, among others. Her work has been supported by organizations including the Open Society Foundations, the Investigative Fund, the Center for Health Journalism and the Magnum Foundation. In 2013, she contributed to NBC’s Peabody-award winning report, “In Plain Sight: Poverty in America.” Her 2017 story about race and homeownership for BuzzFeed News received the Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism. The following year, she took part in NBC News’ Hillman Award-winning coverage of the family separation crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border.

With Zara Katz, she co-created and co-produces @EverydayIncarceration, an Instagram feed examining mass incarceration in the United States. Their ongoing multimedia project, “Women on the Outside,” has been exhibited at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Photoville and FOTODOKS in Munich, Germany, and featured on The New York Times’ Instagram feed. As a Logan fellow, they will work on their feature documentary, “Women on the Outside,” a deeply American story about how mass incarceration has shaped the lives of women who support loved ones behind bars.