Lisa Peakes is the local host of NPR's All Things Considered on WUSF 89.7. Lisa's radio career spans over thirty years and includes work in commercial pop, alternative and rock formats throughout northern New England, where she created and hosted programs featuring celtic, blues, and early jazz music. Lisa majored in acting at Emerson College in Boston, where she was in the national touring company of a production for deaf audiences and appeared in the Academy Award-winning film Equilibriumness. Lisa is a graduate of Vermont College at Norwich University, where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Studio Art. In public radio, she’s received local and national awards for her work as a newscaster, and has been honored for her work as an investigative journalist. She is also a competitive amateur bodybuilder.