Lisa Wilkinson’s media career got off to an astonishing start when she became the youngest ever editor of a national magazine - Dolly - at the tender age of 21. Four years later, after almost tripling the circulation, Lisa became editor of the iconic Cleo magazine. With her skills then in demand internationally, Lisa set up her own magazine consultancy, whilst juggling three small children and her new role as radio host.
Lisa made the switch to television, initially with Foxtel then to Channel Seven before joining Channel Nine at the helm of Nine’s Today Show. After 12 years as co-host where her talents took the program to the number one spot in breakfast television, Lisa accepted a new challenge as host of The Project.
Apart from her diverse media skills, Lisa is also known as a mentor to young women and men around the world who have gone on to become successful magazine editors themselves. As well as being appointed a Member of the Order of Australia for her significant service to the print and broadcast media, Lisa is also a global ambassador of The Fred Hollows Foundation.