The University of Texas at Arlington

The University of Texas at Arlington
Lisa Ling

Lisa Ling

Journalist, TV Host, Activist

"Open Heart, Open Mind"

November 23, 2010, 7:30 p.m.

Texas Hall, UT Arlington

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Lisa Ling is former co-host of The View and current host of National Geographic Explorer. Since joining Explorer as host in December 2002, Ling has covered the looting of antiquities in war-torn Iraq, investigated the increasingly deadly drug war in Colombia, examined the complex issues surrounding China’s one-child policy, and journeyed more than 1,600 feet (488 meters) to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. She serves as a contributing editor for USA Weekend and has produced eight documentaries for PBS, several of which have won awards. Ling co-wrote the books, Mother, Daughter, Sister, Bride: Rituals of Womanhood and Somewhere Inside.