Lisa Suinn Kallem
Lisa Suinn Kallem is a editor at Oregon Public Broadcasting.
She has been in the business of storytelling for more than 20 years. She started at KREM 2 News in Spokane, Washington, and moved to Portland to work as an audio technician. She self-trained her way into her position at OPB.
Lisa has edited numerous national and regional award winning programs including "PBS' Frontline," "News Hour," "History Detectives," and OPB's documentary shows "Oregon Field Guide," "Oregon Art Beat" and "Oregon Experience."
She is a graduate of Eastern Washington University with a degree in communications and television. She considers it her job to create the producer's true vision of the story. Story wrangling is her passion.
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