Lisa Napoli

Lisa Napoli - Editor

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Veteran writer/journalist who has worked in all media available for hire to edit/ghostwrite/collaborate/develop your project.

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Overview

I'm the author of two books, and a veteran reporter who has worked at the NY Times, MSNBC, and the public radio show Marketplace.

Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs

Work experience

Trans-media journalist

Self-employed
March, 1984 – Present (over 34 years)

Writer/field producer/radio reporter/researcher/collaborator. My work has taken me from the Clinton campaign trail in 92 to the kingdom of Bhutan and many places in between.

Recently, as I've shifted to long-form work, I've taught and spoken about writing and researching biography and memoir.

Portfolio (2 selected works)

Radio Shangri-La: What I Discovered on my Accidental Journey to the Happiest Kingdom on Earth

Lisa Napoli

Lisa Napoli was in the grip of a crisis, dissatisfied with her life and her work as a radio journalist. When a chance encounter with a handsome stranger presented her with an opportunity to move halfway around the world, Lisa left behind cosmopolitan Los Angeles for a new adventure in the ancient Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan—said to be one of the happiest places on earth. Long isolated from ind... read more

Lisa Napoli was in the grip of a crisis, dissatisfied with her life and her work as a radio journalist. When a chance encounter with a handsome stranger presented her with an opportunity to move halfway around the world, Lisa left behind cosmopolitan Los Angeles for a new adventure in the ancient Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan—said to be one of the happiest places on earth. Long isolated from ind... read more

Ray & Joan: The Man Who Made the McDonald's Fortune and the Woman Who Gave It All Away

Lisa Napoli

The movie The Founder, starring Michael Keaton, focused the spotlight on Ray Kroc, the man who amassed a fortune as the chairman of McDonald’s. But what about his wife Joan, the woman who became famous for giving away his fortune? Lisa Napoli tells the fascinating story behind the historic couple.Ray & Joan is a quintessentially American tale of corporate intrigue and private passion: a strugg... read more

The movie The Founder, starring Michael Keaton, focused the spotlight on Ray Kroc, the man who amassed a fortune as the chairman of McDonald’s. But what about his wife Joan, the woman who became famous for giving away his fortune? Lisa Napoli tells the fascinating story behind the historic couple.Ray & Joan is a quintessentially American tale of corporate intrigue and private passion: a strugg... read more

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