Lisa Riordan Seville is an award-winning independent reporter and producer based in Brooklyn, New York. For nearly ten years, her reporting has focused on the ways in which money and power affect daily life in the United States through a wide range of subjects including criminal justice, immigration, housing and the oil and gas industry.
Her stories have appeared on NBC Nightly News, Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly, NBCNews.com, WNYC New York Public Radio, The Guardian U.S., BuzzFeed News and The Nation, among others.
Her work has been supported by grants and fellowships from The Open Society Foundations, the Investigative Fund, the Center for Health Journalism, the Vital Projects Fund, the Magnum Foundation, the Brown Institute for Media Innovation and the Urban Reporting Program at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism.
Lisa is also co-founder and co-producer, with Zara Katz, of @EverydayIncarceration, an Instagram feed that tells visual stories 40 years of mass incarceration in the United States. Their ongoing multimedia project, “Women on the Outside,” has been exhibited at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Photoville in Brooklyn, New York and FOTODOKS in Munich, Germany. They are currently at work on a feature documentary about women in Philadelphia who support loved ones behind bars.