LISA GUERREROCHIEF INVESTIGATIVE CORRESPONDENT
Award-winning journalist, Lisa Guerrero, was named INSIDE EDITION’s chief investigative correspondent in August 2010. Guerrero joined INSIDE EDITION as a West Coast correspondent in June 2006.
Guerrero’s investigative work has been acknowledged through numerous honors. Most recently, the 2017 National Headliner Awards recognized her work on INSIDE EDITION’s food investigative series, “What Are You Really Eating?,” which probed food industry transparency. Her work on this series was also awarded a 2017 Clarion Award.
Her “Wolf of Boca” investigation, which looked at the life of Daniel Porush who once scammed investors for millions of dollars, was awarded a 2016 Clarion Award and was among 2016 National Headliner Award honorees, when INSIDE EDITION placed third place for the investigation. Guerrero was also honored in 2016 for her report on “Runaway Trailers,” which was a Deadline Club Award finalist and received a second place National Headliner Award.
In 2016, Lisa won a Clarion Award for her series of reports on “Justice for Juliette,” which helped lead to the capture and conviction (80 years – life) of Dustin Chauncey, who was charged with intentional abuse resulting in death. Lisa also received a 2014Exceptional Merit in Media Award (EMMA) in the “Exceptional News Story Category” for the “Justice for Juliette” investigation. Newsweek featured Guerrero’s work to help convict Chauncey in an article titled, “How ‘Inside Edition’ Helped Get Justice for a Murdered Toddler.” In 2015, Guerrero received a Clarion Award for her report “Turning Tables on Cat Callers.” In 2014, Guerrero received a Clarion Award for her report on “Justice for Baby Alissa” in the “Best National News” category and a second-place National Headliner Award in the “Best National Investigative Report” category for her report on “Crime Scene Clean-Up.”
In 2012, Guerrero was honored with a National Headliner Award when INSIDE EDITION placed first in the category of “Broadcast Television, Networks, Cable Networks and Syndicators for Business and Consumer Reporting” for her investigation on “Power Bracelets.” Guerrero was also among the 2012 National Press Club Journalism Contest honorees, receiving an honorable mention for her investigative work in two separate categories. In the “Ann Cottrell Free Animal Reporting” category, Guerrero received an honorable mention forINSIDE EDITION’s series of reports on animal abuse, including investigations on animal hoarding and the exotic animal trade. Likewise, Guerrero received an honorable mention in the “Consumer Journalism Broadcast” category for INSIDE EDITION’s investigation on power bracelets. In 2011, she received a National Headliner Award when INSIDE EDITION won first place for her investigation on “Air Duct Scams.”
As in past seasons, Guerrero was in high demand by numerous media outlets to provide her perspective on news and current events. In February 2017, “The Doctors” sat down with Guerrero to discuss her investigation which tested the DNA of identical triplets using an at-home DNA kit to see what the results would reveal. In April 2016, Guerrero joined “The Dr. Oz Show” to inform viewers of the dangers of laminate wood floors. She has also joined “Dr. Drew” in May 2016 to discuss her exclusive interview with Michael Jackson’s doctor, Conrad Murray, and frequently appeared on the program to weigh in on various news and pop culture topics. In June 2013, she was a guest co-host on “The View.” Additionally, in 2010, Guerrero appeared on “Dr. Phil” to discuss her report about an island off Seattle that is inhabited by sex offenders.
Before joining INSIDE EDITION, Guerrero was best known as a sportscaster for 14 years including a 2003 stint as the sideline reporter for “Monday Night Football” and as co-host of “The Best Damn Sports Show Period” on Fox Sports Network. Guerrero has covered some of the biggest events on television from the Academy Awards and the Golden Globes, to the Super Bowl, World Series and NBA Finals. She also covered the World and National Figure Skating Championships and hosted the Tournament of Roses Parade for ABC. She also had a cameo playing a tough sports reporter in the Oscar nominated film, Moneyball, starring Brad Pitt.
Previously, Guerrero co-hosted VH1’s quiz show, “The 2006 World Series of Pop Culture,” produced in association with Entertainment Weekly magazine, and served as host of the weekend edition of “Extra.” She also traveled to Egypt with anchor Hugh Downs as the reporter for the Fox special “Live From Egypt: Opening the Tombs of the Golden Mummies.”
In 2002, Guerrero was the first reporter to question Barry Bonds on camera about his alleged steroid use, which he denied. Other broadcast highlights that garnered critical acclaim include her news-making interviews with high-profile athletes such as Shaquille O’Neal, Randy Johnson, Jerry Rice, Terrell Owens, Kobe Bryant, Mia Hamm and Alex Rodriguez.
In 1997, Guerrero became the weekend sports reporter at KCBS-TV in Los Angeles and went on to work as a sports reporter at Fox’s KTTV in Los Angeles. At Fox Sports Net, Guerrero anchored the “Southern California Sports Report” and the “Rocky Mountain Sports Report.” She co-hosted “Sports Geniuses” and was a ringside reporter for “Toughman” before landing on “The Best Damn Sports Show Period” as the update anchor.
Guerrero’s first book, an arts and crafts coffee table book, “Jewelry for Your Table,” (Schiffer Publishing) was released last fall.