Acclaimed journalist featured on CNN and Oprah
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As the field correspondent for the Oprah Winfrey Show and former contributor to ABC News'
Nightline and National Geographicís Explorer, Lisa Ling has reported from dozens of countries; covering stories about gang rape in the Congo, bride burning in India and the Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda, among other issues that are too often ignored.
Ling got her start in journalism as a correspondent for Channel One News where she covered the civil war in Afghanistan at 21 years of age. She later went to become a co-host of ABC Daytime's hit show
The View, which won its first daytime Emmy during her time at the show.
In 2011, Ling will have her own series on the new channel, OWN: the Oprah Winfrey Network called
INSIDE with Lisa Ling.
Ling was a special correspondent for CNN's Planet in Peril series and is a contributing editor for USA Today's USA Weekend magazine. She is the co-author of
Mother, Sister. Daughter, Bride: Rituals of Womanhood, and Somewhere Inside: One Sisterís Captivity in North Korea and The Otherís Fight to Bring Her Home that she penned with her sister Laura.